Here's How Much You'd Have If You Invested $1000 In GameStop A Decade Ago

How much a stock's price changes over time is important for most investors, since price performance can both impact your investment portfolio and help you compare investment results across sectors and industries.

FOMO, or the fear of missing out, also plays a role in investing, particularly with tech giants and popular consumer-facing stocks.

What if you'd invested in GameStop (GME - Free Report) ten years ago? It may not have been easy to hold on to GME for all that time, but if you did, how much would your investment be worth today?

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GameStop's Business In-Depth

With that in mind, let's take a look at GameStop's main business drivers.

Headquartered in Grapevine, TX, GameStop Corp. is the world's largest video game retailer. The company offers the best selection of new and pre-owned video gaming consoles, accessories and video game titles, in both physical and digital formats. The company's unique buy-sell-trade program allows customers to trade in video game consoles, games, and accessories, as well as other electronics for cash or in-store credit. Through all its channels, the company sells various types of digital products, including downloadable content, network points cards, prepaid digital, prepaid subscription cards and digitally downloadable software as well as collectible products.

The company also publishes Game Informer, the world’s largest print and digital video game publication featuring reviews of new title releases, game tips and news regarding current developments in the video game industry. It also operates PowerUp Rewards program.

The company operates business in four geographic segments: United States, Canada, Australia and Europe. The company operates nearly 4,816 stores globally.

The company’s products are categorized as follows:

Hardware and Accessories (49.7% of FY20 Sales): GameStop offers new and pre-owned video game platforms from the major console and PC manufacturers. The current generation of consoles include the Sony PlayStation 4 (2013), Microsoft Xbox One (2013) and the Nintendo Switch (2017). Accessories consist primarily of controllers, gaming headsets, virtual reality products and memory cards.

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