Top 10 stocks of the decade

The maker of the Keurig coffee-brewing system tops the list.

By Kim Peterson Nov 19, 2009 2:32PM
Coffee shops © CorbisCrossingWallStreet.com has compiled a list of the top-performing stocks of the decade. At the top is one you might not expect: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR), maker of the popular Keurig coffee-brewing system.

Green Mountain has seen its share price rise 7,895.4%, according to CrossingWallStreet's analysis.

Here are the rest of the top 10:

Hansen Natural (HANS) -- The beverage company known for its natural sodas and juices. Hansen also makes the Monster Energy drinks. Shares up 6,504.1%

Bally Technologies (BYI) -- This Nevada company develops technology for casinos, including gaming devices and "player-tracking" systems. Shares up 6,394.2%

Southwestern Energy (SWN) -- A natural gas and oil outfit based in Houston, Tex. Shares up 5,108.4%

Clean Harbors (CLH)
-- A cleanup company that disposes of all kinds of waste (both hazardous and non-hazardous). It also helps oil and gas companies with exploration and power generation. Shares up 4,456%

Deckers Outdoor (DECK) -- A shoe company, believe it or not. You might not have heard of Deckers, but you've likely heard of some of its brands, like Teva and Ugg. Shares up 3,669.5%

Amedisys (AMED) -- This company provides hospice and home health care for seniors and others, offering nursing, physical therapy and other services. Shares up 3,669.2%

Terra Nitrogen (TNH) -- A fertilizer company, in case you hadn't guessed by the name. Makes liquid and nitrogen fertilizers. Shares up 3,611.5%

Dynamic Materials (BOOM) -- A metals and welding company that offers services to the oil and gas industry. Shares up 3,519.4%

Quality Systems (QSII)
-- Makes computer systems for hospitals and medical and dental offices, including the NextGen records software. Shares up 3,497.2%


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