As the coronavirus pandemic continues and mitigation measures are implemented throughout the world, the stock market remains in bear market territory (until proven otherwise). However, the market did put in a strong rally from the close of March 23, 2020 to the close on August 4, 2020. To get a sense of which stocks investors tend to favor when the market turns around, we looked at the aforementioned bear market rally and identified the top performing stocks (65% gain or more). Also, since larger companies tend to have better access to resources, which is even more critical during times of crisis, the following table is limited to companies with a market cap of over $100 billion.
Bear Market Rally Stocks Table Description: The following table includes and can be sorted on: company name, market cap, dividend yield, intraday stock price, and the intraday stock price percent change. This table will be updated as conditions warrant. To be notified of significant changes to this Best Bear Market Rally Stocks list, click the bell on the bottom right to receive free Dogs of the Dow Notifications.
Bear Market Rally Stocks FAQ
What is considered a bear market?
A bear market occurs when the stock market as measured by a major stock market index such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average or S&P 500 declines by at least 20%.
What is a bear market rally?
A bear market rally occurs when stock prices increase during a bear market. Bear market rallies tend to result in sharp stock price gains over a relatively short period of time before resuming their downtrend.
When was the last bear market?
The most recent bear market began on February 19, 2020.
How long did the last bear market last?
The last bear market lasted 17 months. This bear market occurred from October 2007 thru March 2009 during the financial crisis.