In early trading on Thursday, shares of Avago Technologies ( AVGO ) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 9.0%. Year to date, Avago Technologies registers a 43.2% gain.
And the worst performing S&P 500 component thus far on the day is Chesapeake Energy ( CHK ), trading down 6.9%. Chesapeake Energy is lower by about 73.7% looking at the year to date performance.
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