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These are the 10 best-performing stocks of this century

Business Insider Logo By Theron Mohamed of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 11: 
  
    We've put together a list of the 10 best-performing
    stocks in the S&P 500 this century.
  
  
    Some household names including Apple, Netflix, and
    Mastercard made the cut.
  
  
    The best performer was Monster Beverage with a return
    of more than 70,000%.
  
  
    Watch Ross
    Stores, Apple,
    Mastercard,
    Idexx
    Laboratories, Ansys,
    Intuitive
    Surgical, Equinix,
    Tractor
    Supply, Netflix,
    and Monster
    Beverage trade live.
    
    
  

  Stocks can soar and plunge on a daily basis, but over time, the
  companies that consistently and responsibly grow their operations
  and show clear signs of progress tend to be rewarded by
  investors.

  The 10 best-performing stocks in the S&P 500 index since 2000
  are listed below, starting with number 10.

Household names such as Apple and Netflix made the list, but there were several surprises

Stocks can soar and plunge on a daily basis, but over time, the companies that consistently and responsibly grow their operations and show clear signs of progress tend to be rewarded by investors.

Click ahead to see 10 best-performing stocks in the S&P 500 index since 2000, starting with number 10.

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