Top 10 Most Profitable S&P 500 Stocks: GLW, PSA, ALTR, V, CME, LLTC, ICE, GILD, MA, KO (Jul 08, 2011)

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Below are the top 10 most profitable stocks in the S&P 500 INDEX,RTH for the last 12 months, UPDATED TODAY before 4:30 AM ET.


Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) is the 1st most profitable stock in this segment of the market. Its net profit margin was 49.81% for the last 12 months. Its operating profit margin was 26.08% for the same period. Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) is the 2nd most profitable stock in this segment of the market. Its net profit margin was 46.14% for the last 12 months. Its operating profit margin was 42.17% for the same period. Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:ALTR) is the 3rd most profitable stock in this segment of the market. Its net profit margin was 40.89% for the last 12 months. Its operating profit margin was 45.64% for the same period. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) is the 4th most profitable stock in this segment of the market. Its net profit margin was 37.70% for the last 12 months. Its operating profit margin was 57.93% for the same period. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) is the 5th most profitable stock in this segment of the market. Its net profit margin was 37.20% for the last 12 months. Its operating profit margin was 61.69% for the same period.

Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:LLTC) is the 6th most profitable stock in this segment of the market. Its net profit margin was 36.68% for the last 12 months. Its operating profit margin was 51.53% for the same period. IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) is the 7th most profitable stock in this segment of the market. Its net profit margin was 36.12% for the last 12 months. Its operating profit margin was 57.54% for the same period. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) is the 8th most profitable stock in this segment of the market. Its net profit margin was 34.47% for the last 12 months. Its operating profit margin was 47.54% for the same period. MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) is the 9th most profitable stock in this segment of the market. Its net profit margin was 34.09% for the last 12 months. Its operating profit margin was 50.38% for the same period. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) is the 10th most profitable stock in this segment of the market. Its net profit margin was 31.87% for the last 12 months. Its operating profit margin was 22.42% for the same period.

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