What $10,000 Investment a Year ago Would look Like today

       Everyone knows the safe long-term investments tend to have larger market caps. But yet, as humans we take the risk of buying lower cap stocks in return for a larger return- but what if we didn't? What if we just bought the largest market cap in each sector? Let's look at nine different sectors, basic materials, conglomerates, consumer goods, financials, healthcare, industrial goods, services, technology, and utilities. Let's see what $10,000 would look like if you bought the largest market cap stock of each of these sectors a year ago to the day.


Consumer
Apple(AAPL)

The highest market cap on this list is Apple. they recently hit a trillion dollar market cap and have been one of the greatest investments of all time.

Price one year ago- $154.40

Shares owned-  64

Total investment- $9,881.60

Today's price- $222.90

Total value today- $14,265.60

Change- $4,384

Return- 44%

Services 
Amazon (AMZN)

I remember this stock being a few hundred dollars and thinking it was overvalued.. now nearly five years later it is worth nearly $2,000 a share and briefly hit the trillion dollar market cap.

Price one year ago- $1006.34

Shares owned- 9

Total investment- $9,057.06

Today's price- $1790.86

Total value today- $16,117.74

Change- $7,060

Return- 77%

Technology
Microsoft (MSFT)



Price one year ago- $76.27

Shares owned- 131

Total investment- $9,991.37

Today's price- $109.73

Today's total value-$14,374.63

Change- $4,383.26

Return- 43%

Financials
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B)

Price one year ago- 187.50

Shares owned- 53

Total investment- $9,937.50

Today's price- $207.89

Today's total value- $11,018.17

Change- $1080.67

Return- 11.31%

Basic Materials
Exxon (XOM)



Price one year ago- $80.39

Shares owned- 124

Total investment- $9,968.36

Today's price- $81.30

Today's total value- $10,081.20

Change- $112.84

Return- 1.23%

Health Care
Johnson And Johnson (JNJ)

Price one year ago- $132.50

Shares owned- 75

Total investment- $9,937.50

Today's price- $133.87

Today's total value- $10,040.25

Change- $103

Return- 0.64%

Industrial goods
The Boeing Company (BA)


Price one year ago- $254.35

Shares owned- 39

Total investment- $9,919.65

Today's price- $360.75

Today's total value-  $14,069.25

Change- $4,149.60

Return- 39.85%

Utilities
NextExtra (NEE)

Price one year ago- $147.51

Shares owned- 67

Total investment- $9,883.17

Today's price- $169.36

Today's total value- $11,347.12

Change- $1,463.05

Return- 14.91%

Conglomerates
Icahn Enterprises (IEP)

Price one year ago- $50.58

Shares owned- 197

Total investment- $9,964.26

Today's price- $67.79

Today's total value-  $13,354.63

Change- $3,390.37

Return- 35.37%


Obviously it's been a good year in the stock market but most of the shares have crushed the S&P 500 rate of return.. So what if you owned all of these stocks a year ago?


Total investment- $88,640.47

Total return(Not including dividends collected)- $26,127

Portfolio Value- $114,767.47

Total % change- 29.55%

Total dividends received- $2,946


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