Which Fastest-Growing industry sector is the wise investment?

If you invested $10,000 amongst the companies in one of our Fastest-Growing industries,
which one would give you the most bang for your buck?

Source: Fortune Graphic: Fortune


Companies were sorted by sector, and a $10,000 investment was divided by the number of companies in the sector. Fortune calculated the total return Y-T-D (through August 20, 2013) for each company; calculated the dollar return for each company and summed up the companies by sector to get the sector dollar total returns. We then calculated the percent return/loss by dividing the sector return by $10,000.

What businesses do you think are primed to grow in this economy?
To qualify, a company-domestic or foreign-must be trading on a major U.S. stock exchange; report data in U.S. dollars; file quarterly reports with the SEC; have a minimum market... More
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