Stock Picking Contest — Halfway Check-In


Harrison Zuritsky and Ray Ma


Hello Harriton,

As we are nearing the halfway point of the Harriton Banner Stock Picking Challenge, the Business section would like to give an update on the performance of the stocks you all selected. Although it has only been a short period of time since the start of the challenge, several of the stocks have shown significant growth.


Three best-performing stocks thus far:

Rank Stock: Ticker: Original Price (3/2): Current Price (3/14): Current Percentage:
#1 Chevron Corporation CVX 154.14 166.72 8.16%
#2 Dollar Tree, Inc. DLTR 139.92 151.08 7.98%
#3 Walmart Inc WMT 136.16 144.05 5.79%


Three worst-performing stocks thus far:

Rank Stock: Ticker Original Price (3/2): Current Price (3/14): Current Percentage:
#1 Inspirato Inc ISPO 49.99 10.7 -78.60%
#2 Luckin Coffee Inc LKNCY 12.84 6.24 -51.40%
#3 Upstart Holdings Inc UPST 156.94 89.34 -43.07%


Thus far, many of the contestants continue to show significant growth. 


Here are the five best entries thus far:

Rank: Name: Stock Ticker #1 Stock Ticker #2 Stock Ticker #3 Current Percentage:
#1 Scott Holtkamp COP XOM CVX 2.77%
#2 Ravi Sharma GOOGL LMT TSLA -0.41%
#3 Sai Nellutla MOG.A MPC LMT -0.7%
#4 Jacob Rudolph CVX CRM COST -1.11%
#5 Christopher Seelig CVX LMT TSLA -1.99%


As a reminder, the results of the challenge (which can be found on will be posted on the 1st of April. An email will be sent out to all the contestants with the winning results and information on receiving the prize.