Peloton and 9 Other Fitness Stocks on a Winning Streak Right Now
The value of fitness company Peloton has more than tripled thus far in 2020. Some
The value of fitness company Peloton has more than tripled thus far in 2020. Some of that can likely be attributed to the way that the pandemic has forced more people to stay at home for their workouts. There is also likely a renewed focus on health and wellness being driven by the news. That will have some investors wondering which fitness stocks could give them a chance to hop onto this trend.
To help you understand what the investing landscape looks like in this industry, here’s a glimpse at some of the publicly traded companies that might give you a chance to cash in on a trend toward more fitness and better health among Americans. And with each stock is a review of how it has performed in 2020 and what its highest and lowest prices have been in the last year.
Here are the stocks that make money by trying to help people feel good.
Last updated: Sept. 22, 2020
1. Nike (NKE)
Nike is no stranger to most Americans. Its trademark swoosh is seen on athletic wear around the world. The company has produced just over $37 billion in revenue over the last 12 months, making it one of the largest athletic wear companies in the world.
2. Peloton (PTON)
Peloton has risen to fame for its exercise bike that comes with a screen that allows you to participate in online classes. The company is now launching its treadmill built along the same concept at just the right time to capture an at-home audience.
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3. Lululemon (LULU)
Lululemon offers a variety of forms of activewear. It has been considered one of the more important “athleisure” brands out there and is well known as one of the more popular brands of yoga pants. The company almost reached $4 billion in revenue during its last fiscal year.
4. Sprouts Family Market (SFM)
Sprouts is a chain of health-oriented grocery stores with an emphasis on healthy eating. Founded in 2002, it has 341 stores across 22 states. It’s now cleared more than $6 billion over the last 12 months, indicating that it appears to have captured some of the grocery surge that came with the pandemic.
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5. United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI)
United Natural Foods is a distributor of a variety of natural and organic food products for sale in grocery stores. This ranges from produce and nuts to products like multivitamins and other nutritional supplements. The company operates out of Rhode Island and has been in existence since 1976.
6. Big Five Sporting Goods (BGFV)
Among the best-known sporting goods stores in America, Big Five Sporting Goods serves a wide variety of needs in its retail locations. Headquartered in El Segundo, California, the chain has been in operation since 1955. The company also operates several private label brands, including Pacifica, Rugged Exposure and Golden Bear.
7. Nautilus (NLS)
As another maker of exercise equipment, Nautilus is notably one of Peloton’s direct competitors for at-home customers. The company has been offering a wide variety of cardio machines and other exercise equipment since its founding in 1986, selling to both the consumer and commercial markets.
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8. Johnson Outdoors (JOUT)
Wisconsin-based Johnson Outdoors makes a wide variety of outdoor equipment for all sorts of natural pastimes. This includes water craft, camping equipment, tents and equipment for various types of fishing. Operating out of Racine, the company has been in business since 1970.
9. Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (HLF)
Herbalife is a multilevel marketing company that focuses on sales of various herbal and nutritional supplements. The company operates out of Los Angeles and has existed for 40 years as of 2020. In addition to its supplements, the company also offers hair care and beauty products.
10. Global X Health & Wellness Thematic ETF (BFIT)
Should the array of different stocks addressing health and fitness be too much for you, keep in mind that you could opt for an ETF as a way to get broad exposure to the larger industry. The Global X Health & Wellness Thematic ETF holds a basket of health stocks, with Lululemon being its largest holding. However, note that this ETF is down on the year for 2020.
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