Top Companies of NASDAQ 100 in 2021

Here are the top companies on the NASDAQ 100 index in 2021. NASDAQ 100 is one of the most prominent large-cap growth indices in the world.

Many companies listed in the NASDAQ 100 operate in the tech sector. That is why many investors who are focused investing in tech stocks also invest in this index to hedge their funds.

What is NASDAQ 100?

NASDAQ 100 is a stock market index composed of the 100 largest and most actively traded companies in the United States of America in the non- financial sector and are segmented under technology, retail, industrial, biotechnology, health care, telecom, transportation, media and services sectors.

Who Should Invest in NASDAQ 100?

1. Tech stocks investors

NASDAQ 100 is home to the four iconic tech companies that reached the trillion market cap in the US. They are Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT) and Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL). Another valuable tech companies such as Adobe (ADBE), Cisco (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Qualcomm (QCOM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron (MU) and Baidu (BIDU) also contribute for the growth of Nasdaq 100.

2. Long-term investors

Historical charts reflect how NASDAQ 100 has been steadily growing every year. Although there have been some bear market trends and economy crises, NASDAQ 100 has always regained its growing momentum. Buying more shares during market crashes like that of Coronavirus era give more opportunities to long term investors.

3. Investors who like strong diversified portfolio

Since NASDAQ 100 is a basket of numerous excellent companies with large market capitalization listed in the NASDAQ stock market, investing in this index is a great way to diversify your money. This can also help an investor to minimize risk by allocating their funds to different companies instead of one.

4. Investors who like innovation and emerging markets

NASDAQ 100 companies are carefully chosen based on growth potential and innovation. These companies adapt to the ever-evolving technology and emerging markets. If you like innovation and you are confident with companies making impact towards progress in the economy like Tesla, Facebook, Microsoft, Intel, Starbucks, Netflix and many more, invest in NASDAQ 100.

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List of Top Companies of NASDAQ 100 in 2021:

CompanySymbol
Apple Inc.AAPL
Microsoft Corp.MSFT
Amazon.com Inc.AMZN
Tesla Inc.TSLA
Facebook Inc.FB
Alphabet Inc. Class CGOOG
Alphabet Inc. Class AGOOGL
NVIDIA Corp.NVDA
PayPal Holdings Inc.PYPL
Adobe Inc.ADBE
Comcast Corp.CMCSA
Netflix Inc.NFLX
PepsiCo Inc.PEP
Intel Corp.INTC
Cisco Systems Inc.CSCO
Broadcom Inc.AVGO
QUALCOMM Inc.QCOM
T-Mobile US Inc.TMUS
Costco Wholesale Corp.COST
Texas Instruments Inc.TXN
Amgen Inc.AMGN
Charter Communications Inc.CHTR
Starbucks Corp.SBUX
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.AMD
Intuit Inc.INTU
Intuitive Surgical Inc.ISRG
Booking Holdings Inc.BKNG
Micron Technology Inc.MU
Mondelez International Inc.MDLZ
Mercadolibre Inc.MELI
Applied Materials Inc.AMAT
JD.com Inc. (American Depository Shares)JD
Fiserv Inc.FISV
Automatic Data Processing Inc.ADP
Gilead Sciences Inc.GILD
Activision Blizzard Inc.ATVI
CSX Corp.CSX
Lam Research Corp.LRCX
Autodesk Inc.ADSK
Zoom Video Communications Inc.ZM
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.VRTX
Baidu Inc. (ADR)BIDU
Analog Devices Inc.ADI
Illumina Inc.ILMN
Pinduoduo Inc.PDD
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.REGN
Monster Beverage Corp.MNST
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc.KDP
NXP Semiconductors NVNXPI
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.CTSH
Ross Stores Inc.ROST
Lululemon Athletica Inc.LULU
Workday Inc.WDAY
Marriott International Inc. Class AMAR
IDEXX Laboratories Inc.IDXX
Kraft Heinz Co.KHC
Align Technology Inc.ALGN
Electronic Arts Inc.EA
Moderna Inc.MRNA
American Electric Power Co.AEP
Exelon Corp.EXC
DocuSign Inc.DOCU
Match Group Inc.MTCH
KLA Corp.KLAC
Synopsys Inc.SNPS
Peloton Interactive Inc.PTON
Cadence Design Systems Inc.CDNS
Biogen Inc.BIIB
Cintas Corp.CTAS
ASML Holding NVASML
Microchip Technology Inc.MCHP
DexCom Inc.DXCM
Xcel Energy Inc.XEL
Xilinx Inc.XLNX
eBay Inc.EBAY
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.WBA
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.ALXN
Verisk Analytics Inc.VRSK
Paychex Inc.PAYX
O'Reilly Automotive Inc.ORLY
Marvell Technology GroupMRVL
Seattle Genetics Inc.SGEN
NetEase Inc. (ADR)NTES
ANSYS Inc.ANSS
Atlassian CorpTEAM
Okta Inc.OKTA
Copart Inc.CPRT
PACCAR Inc.PCAR
Fastenal Co.FAST
Splunk Inc.SPLK
Sirius XM Holdings Inc.SIRI
Dollar Tree Inc.DLTR
Skyworks Solutions Inc.SWKS
Verisign Inc.VRSN
Cerner Corp.CERN
Maxim Integrated Products Inc.MXIM
Incyte Corp.INCY
CDW Corp./DECDW
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.CHKP
Trip.com Group Ltd. (ADR)TCOM
Fox Corp. Class AFOXA
Fox Corp. Class BFOX

Note that there are currently 103 symbols on the list because some companies listed two share classes. Example, Alphabet has GOOGL (Class A) and GOOG (Class C).

How to Invest in NASDAQ 100 Index?

1. Buy shares through a trusted broker

We use one of the world’s trusted online brokers, eToro, in trading and investing NASDAQ 100, stocks, and ETF (Exchange Traded Funds). eToro is very user-friendly and also provides other top indexes like S&P 500, Dow Jones 30, UK 100 and many more.

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What we like about using eToro is that we can buy NASDAQ 100 for as low as $1000 instead of $7000.

2. Invest in ETF that tracks the NASDAQ 100

Another convenient and more affordable way to invest in NASDAQ 100 is by investing in ETF (Exchange Traded Fund that tracks the performance of NASDAQ 100 such as Invesco QQQ ETF or Powershares QQQ. For as low as $500, you can already start investing an ETF that tracks the NASDAQ 100.

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Disclosure: This content is for information and educational purposes only and should never be considered as investment advice. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. All investments have risks. Risk only capital you’re not afraid to lose. The author has no business relationship to the companies whose stocks have been mentioned.

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