Oil giant Chevron, storied financial behemoth Goldman Sachs and insurance leader United Health also saw gains of more than 30%.
However, some non-Dow 30 stocks delivered solid returns in 2016 and have also had sharp increases over the past 10 years, including these three below.
1. Ebix (EBIX)
Software and Internet-based solutions for the insurance industry was never a defining factor for success, until Ebix came along.
Just a handful of competitors match the on-demand nature and scale of Ebix's product portfolio.
Over the past decade, the company's annual revenue has grown 9.13 times to $265 million, while profits rose 13-fold to $80 million.
During this time, Ebix has also maintained gross margins in excess of 70%, in line with the likes of Microsoft.
Shares of Ebix's shares are up about 76% this year and 1,777% over the past 10 years.
But the stock is up 3,374% over the past 10 years, implying that for every $10 invested in Netflix, shares grew to almost $340 in a decade.
Priceline is also one of the few companies that has actually increased its gross margins over this period, going from 35.7% in 2006 to 93.1% last year.
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