These are the 10 most popular stocks on Reddit’s WallStreetBets forum

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Reddit Wall Street Bets Retail Trading GameStop
  • Reddit’s WallStreetBets forum entered the mainstream during the January GameStop craze. 
  • Driving stocks like GameStop and AMC Entertainment, retail investors congregating on the subreddit are a force in the stock market.
  • These are the 10 most popular stocks WallStreetBets is talking about right now.

Following which stocks Reddit’s WallStreetBets crowd is talking about this year has paid off, as several have gone through epic rallies and seen heightened volatility. 

From GameStop in January to AMC Entertainment in June, the more than 11 million-member forum has driven the conversation in so-called meme stocks that have exploded higher amid overwhelming demand from retail investors. The surge in stocks with shaky fundamentals has led to several hedge fund blowups that were caught on the opposite side of the trade betting against the company in question.

GameStop’s short-squeeze, in-part led by the WallStreetBets crowd, led to a more than 50% drawdown in multibillion-dollar hedge fund Melvin Capital. Meanwhile, the sharp rally in struggling movie theater chain AMC Entertainment caused billions of dollars in losses for short-sellers in May and June.

But since those short-squeezes caused destruction for some short sellers, shares of GameStop and AMC Entertainment have fallen by about 60% from their record highs as investors begin to confront the fundamental backdrop behind the companies.

As traders look to replicate the success of WallStreetBets stocks, one data aggregator is compiling the most mentioned stocks on Reddit’s forum. 

These are the top 10 stocks Reddit’s WallStreetBets forum is focused on right now, according to data compiled by SwaggyStocks. The list is based on mentions over the past 24 hours and financial data is sourced from Koyfin

10. Microsoft

Ticker: MSFT
WallStreetBet Mentions Over Past 24 Hours: 153
Market Capitalization: $2.5 trillion 
One-Week Performance: -1.2% 

Microsoft shareholder meeting
Microsoft Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith, CEO Satya Nadella, Executive Vice President and CFO Amy Hood, and Board Chairman John Thompson.

9. Palantir

Ticker: PLTR
WallStreetBet Mentions Over Past 24 Hours: 166
Market Capitalization: $37.4 billion
One-Week Performance: -5.7% 

Palantir HQ.
Palantir HQ.

8. Amazon

Ticker: AMZN
WallStreetBets Mentions Over Past 24 Hours: 170
Market Capitalization: $1.74 trillion
One-Week Performance: -4.7% 

Amazon Go store employee
Amazon Go store employee

7. SoFi Technologies

Ticker: SOFI
WallStreetBet Mentions Over Past 24 Hours: 179
Market Capitalization: $12.3 billion
One-Week Performance: -14.2% 

SoFi Stadium
SoFi Stadium during the NFL game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Los Angeles Rams on January 03, 2021, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA.

6. AMD

Ticker: AMD
WallStreetBet Mentions Over Past 24 Hours: 189
Market Capitalization: $161.0 billion
One-Week Performance: -7.0% 

AMD Ryzen Threadripper
AMD is a leader in the CPU market.

5. AMC Entertainment

Ticker: AMC
WallStreetBet Mentions Over Past 24 Hours: 825
Market Capitalization: $12.8 billion
One-Week Performance: -26.6% 

2019 American Cinematheque Award - Arrivals - Beverly Hills, California, U.S., November 8, 2019 - Adam Aron.
AMC CEO Adam Aron

4. Nvidia

Ticker: NVDA
WallStreetBet Mentions Over Past 24 Hours: 833
Market Capitalization: $710.8 billion
One-Week Performance: -13.5% 

A sign is posted in front of the Nvidia headquarters on May 10, 2018 in Santa Clara, California.
Nvidia headquarters in Santa Clara, California

3. Tesla

Ticker: TSLA
WallStreetBet Mentions Over Past 24 Hours: 1,010
Market Capitalization: $931.0 billion
One-Week Performance: -10.5% 

Tesla SuperCharger

2. GameStop

Ticker: GME
WallStreetBet Mentions Over Past 24 Hours: 1,200
Market Capitalization: $10.3 billion
One-Week Performance: -24.1% 

A high-street GameStop store

1. Apple

Ticker: AAPL
WallStreetBets Mentions Over Past 24 Hours: 1,240
Market Capitalization: $2.80 trillion
One-Week Performance: 3.5% 

An Apple store.
An Apple store.