At a Glance: Hot Tech Stocks Tumble

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Investors have clipped the wings of high-flying tech stocks in recent weeks, as they re-focus on safer sectors such as utilities, health care and consumer staples. Shares of tech favorites such as Facebook, Netflix and Twitter are 19 percent to 46 percent below their recent peaks.

Here's a look at how far some tech stocks have fallen from recent highs:

Amazon.com Inc.

Peak: Jan. 22 at $408.06

Friday's closing price: $311.73

Decrease: 24 percent

Facebook Inc.

Peak: March 11 at $72.59

Friday's closing price: $58.53

Decrease: 19 percent

Google Inc.

Peak (split-adjusted): Feb. 26 at $615.04

Friday's closing price: $537.76

Decrease: 13 percent

LinkedIn Corp.

Peak: Sept. 11, 2013 at $257.56

Friday's closing price: $165.78

Decrease: 36 percent

Netflix Inc.

Peak: March 6 at $458

Friday's closing price: $326.71

Decrease: 29 percent

Twitter Inc.

Peak: Dec. 26. 2013 at $74.73

Friday's closing price: $40.05

Decrease: 46 percent

Yahoo Inc.

Peak: Jan. 4, 2000 at $125.03

52-week high: Jan. 8 at $41.72

Friday's closing price: $32.87

Decrease from 52-week high: 21 percent


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