Financial website How Much looked at some of America’s most popular stocks in 2007 to find out how much a $1,000 investment in each would be worth now. Turns out, coffee was a good bet: An investment of $1,000 in Starbucks in 2007 would be worth $4,687 as of October 31 this year, or more than four times as much.
Of the companies it examined, Starbucks’s performance fell short of only Apple, Amazon and the big winner, Netflix. An initial $1,000 investment in Netflix grew to a whopping $51,966 over that time period, according to How Much.
In the graphic below, the blue dots are equivalent to a $1,000 initial investment, and the pink dots equal the investment’s current total value.