A handful of tech stocks have absolutely crushed FANG this year

  • Tech stocks have generally outperformed the broader stock market this year, but some tech companies have done better than others.
  • Tencent and Alibaba, both Chinese companies, are among the best performers, while Jack Dorsey’s Square more than doubled in the past year.

Tech stocks have been particular standouts this year, as the infamous FANG stocks – Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google – have all posted gains of at least 30%, double the 15% growth of the S&P 500. The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 posted a gain of 29.37% so far this year.

But the FANG stocks, however impressive their growth, aren’t the biggest standouts in the tech sector. A handful of companies have posted gains that far outpace the likes of Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google this year.

Of the FANG stocks, Netflix is the best performing. It grew 46.98% so far this year, but was matched by Salesforce and pales in comparison to Square’s 232% growth.

Tech stocks 2x1Andy Kiersz / Business Insider

Here are some notable tech companies that have outperformed the big-name FANG stocks, in order of performance.

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