Top Companies of NASDAQ 100 in 2020

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 2020:

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

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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