Some of our prior best-company picks are still powerhouses. Others have floundered.
Shares of tech giant Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) soared 25.4% in November, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. For context, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite returned 5.6% and 4.5%, respectively, last month. The latter index is the better benchmark for Nvidia because it has a heavier concentration of technology stocks.
Microsoft and Nvidia have suffered sharp declines in their stocks this year, but their long-term outlooks make them screaming buys.