Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock has spent the first half of 2021 in a trading range. Source: Frederic Legrand – COMEO / Shutterstock.com Shares have traded below $3,000 but have also traded above $3,500. Shares are currently at the high end of the range, at more than $3,400. But two previous moves, in February and April, stalled.
Though the equities sector is supposed to be a representation of free market capitalism, the nuanced truth is that the big boys have the most resources. And that buys you access to the best information. Thus, a school of thought exists that you should track your investment decisions based on what the biggest fund managers
As we head into July, it’s time to think about what stocks will perform well in the second half of 2021. The last six months have been dominated by energy stocks, financial stocks, and real estate stocks with a lot of back and forth between growth and value. Going forward, many sectors and industries could
Shares of Canadian oil and gas producer Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET) stock have grown sluggishly this year, despite the impressive recovery in the broader sector. Source: Shutterstock Although the company boasts strong cash flow generation and diversified production, Vermilion lagged behind its competitors in generating returns for its stockholders. Therefore, VET stock is one of the
It might seem astounding, but Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) is trading at a very attractive price point. Yes, AMD stock, the one that has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1,560% and its sector by 1,400% in the last five years. Source: Grzegorz Czapski / Shutterstock.com Technology as a sector still looks like a buy after
SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) still looks like good value here now that it is public, which allowed it to receive $1.91 billion in additional cash. Moreover, on May 24, the company produced its 10-Q filing, and on May 31 it sent out an investor presentation. (For some odd reason, the company did not produce an actual
Today, the electric vehicle megatrend is firing on all cylinders. The electric vehicle market has found itself smack dab in the epicenter of a coordinated world effort to dramatically and rapidly slash carbon emissions. I call it the “Clean Energy Revolution.” And whether anyone likes it or not, we’re sprinting toward a cleaner, greener, more
For much of the year, Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) traded in a steady uptrend. Unlike last year, when the world did not have a Covid-19 vaccine rollout, CCL stock stands a better chance of rewarding investors. The stock continues to find support on the 50-day moving averages. Source: Kokoulina / Shutterstock.com What are the positive catalysts
On June 28, Hyliion (NYSE:HYLN) is set to join the Russell 2000 and Russell 3000 indexes. With more than $10.6 trillion of assets benchmarked against Russell’s U.S. indexes, Hyliion, a provider of electrified powertrain solutions for commercial trucks, is bound to attract more attention from institutional investors after it’s added to the two indexes. That’s
Workhorse (NASDAQ:WKHS) investors saw their holdings dramatically increase in value starting about this time last year. WKHS stock went from under $3 apiece last May to a $41.34 close on Feb. 4. That is growth in the 1,300% range. This story had nothing to do with the pandemic. Instead, it was the prospect that the Cincinnati-based
Roku Inc (NASDAQ:ROKU) is having a very good 2021 after a stellar 2020. Roku shareholders are having a slightly more trying time. As of mid-February, ROKU stock had been on a 24-month tear that saw it rise in value by over 800%. The pandemic? No worries for this video streaming company. Roku hardware may have
Analyzing top electric vehicle stocks is a difficult task these days. Not only are these companies overvalued, but they are also very unprofitable. All the activity you see is predicated on the belief that the sector will benefit from a pivot towards renewable energy the world over. XPeng (NYSE:XPEV) stock, up 73% in the last
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is one of the biggest companies in the world, with a market cap of over $1.3 trillion as of April 2020. For several years, it has maintained a dominant position in its market. A big part of its success comes from innovating and becoming better with each quarter continuously. However, it is important
Growth stocks, which took a back seat to their value counterparts from January through May of this year, have been bouncing back in the past month. For example, the S&P SPDR 500 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:SPYG) is up 5% in the past month, compared to a 3% loss for the S&P SPDR 500 Value ETF (NYSEARCA:SPYV).
Social momentum is not a permanent driving force. It causes stocks to rise, but it can’t sustain stocks at unprecedented levels all on its own. Once hype dies, meme stocks go down. If a company caught up in this kind of trading isn’t solid on its own, its stock goes down … a lot. For
I ‘m still very upbeat on Arrival (NASDAQ:ARVL) and ARVL stock, due to the electric vehicle maker’s pioneering, low-cost manufacturing process and its huge partnership with UPS (NYSE:UPS). Source: Shutterstock Further, I think that other pundits and the financial news media may have been incorrect when they claimed that the stock’s recent surge was entirely
We’ve been pounding the table on Lucid Motors and Churchill Capital (NYSE:CCIV), the SPAC behind Lucid Motors, for a while now. We believe the company is in a prime position to steal significant market share from Tesla in the premium electric vehicle (EV) category over the next few years. Source: ggTravelDiary / Shutterstock.com Consequently, it’s a
You know how everyone in the Star Wars universe says “the force is strong with this one”? Well, the “meme force” is strong with ContextLogic (NASDAQ:WISH). WISH Stock has been jumping for a while now due to meme mania. And it refuses to stop. Source: sdx15 / Shutterstock.com Yet again, the stock is moving higher.
Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) is a hypergrowth stock that has ebbed and flowed with the market gyrations of 2021. The company provides a low-code automation platform that businesses can use to create applications serving a wide variety of needs. And a lot of leading businesses use them. Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com It crashed when hypergrowth stocks were