In early trading on Friday, shares of Monster Beverage ( MNST ) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 27.6%. Year to date, Monster Beverage registers a 34.9% gain.
And the worst performing S&P 500 component thus far on the day is Nordstrom ( JWN ), trading down 4.0%. Nordstrom is showing a gain of 6.7% looking at the year to date performance.
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