With more time spent at home as a result of COVID-19, video game stocks stand to benefit from an increasing number of people and families seeking on-demand and online entertainment within the confines of their home. To help provide some insight as to which video game stocks have fared best during the pandemic, the following table presents the 11 best performing video game stocks between the S&P 500 peak of February 19, 2020 and November 2, 2020. The following table is limited to Nasdaq and NYSE traded companies with a market cap of over $1 billion. The resulting list contains stocks that have gained an average of 27% over the past eight-plus months despite all of the unprecedented economic disruptions.
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Best Video Games Stocks FAQ
What is the best video game stock?
Based on price gains between the S&P 500 peak of February 19, 2020 and November 2, 2020, the best video game stock is graphic card maker NVIDIA with a price gain of 60%.
What video game companies are publicly traded?
Video game companies publicly traded on NASDAQ, NYSE, or Over the Counter (OTC) are Allied Esports Entertainment, Amazon, Activision Blizzard, Bilibili, Capcom (OTC), DeNA (OTC), DouYu International, Electronic Arts, Enthusiast Gaming (OTC), Everi, G5 Entertainement (OTC), Glu Mobile, Esports Entertainment, Alphapbet, Gravity, Guncho Online (OTC), Huya, IGG (OTC), International Game Tech., Microsoft, Bandai Namco (OTC), Nexon (OTC), Nintendo (OTC), NVIDIA, CD Projekt (OTC), SciPlay, SEGA (OTC), Sony, Square Enix (OTC), Tencent (OTC), Take-Two Interactive, Ubisoft (OTC), and Zynga.
What are the top 10 game companies?
Based on price gains between the S&P 500 peak of February 19, 2020 and November 2, 2020, the top 10 video game stocks trading on major US stock exchanges are Activision Blizzard, Amazon, Bilibili, Electronic Arts, HUYA, Microsoft, NVIDIA, Sony, Take-Two Interactive, and Zynga with price gains ranging anywhere between 7% and 60%.
Are there a Video Game ETFs?
Yes, there are a few ETFs tracking indices tied to video game stocks, including Esports stocks. The oldest one is the Wedbush ETFMG Video Game Tech ETF (GAMR) launched in March 2016. Other video game ETFs include the VanEck Vectors Video Gaming & eSports ETF (ESPO) and the Global X Video Games & Esports ETF (HERO). The newest one is the Roundhill BITKRAFT Esports Index ETFF (NERD) launched in December 2018 which focuses exclusively on Esports.