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5 Stocks To Buy In March 2021

By on March 21, 2021

If you have money right now and want to invest, don’t be afraid because investments are a good way of protecting your money. While there are many types of investments available, stocks are a great option because they are accessible and profitable. If you are looking to invest in stocks, here are 5 stocks to buy in March 2021.

5 Stocks To Buy In March 2021

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN)

If coronavirus is benefitting one company, it is Amazon. The corona pandemic has made people sit at home but people are still spending and eCommerce giants are benefitting. The pandemic has made eCommerce companies such as Amazon benefit. Since last year, the company’s stock price has increased from more than $1900 a share to now $3200 per share. The profits of Amazon are incredible and with the company having a P/E ratio of over 75, Amazon makes an interesting bet. E-commerce giants are benefitting with a P/E average of 55 at the moment and Amazon has a bigger one to boast and that means good numbers.

Amazon is one of the safer havens of people when they invest and if you are looking to invest today, Amazon is a good investment in March 2021 and one of the 5 stocks to buy in March 2021. (top stocks 2021)

Disney (NYSE: DIS)

Disney is a special stock that comes in a buy range of $191.14. It is affordable and has performed consistently, making it a good bet in March 2021.

A yearly performance of the company’s stock suggests that Disney stock has risen on a year to year basis and since it is affordable, it is a good invest this month.

Disney is benefiting with its Disney+ especially during Covid-19 recovery and streaming entertainment.

NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE)

NextEra energy is not an exact winner of the corona pandemic. However, it is a company worth investing in.

NextEra Energy’s subsidiaries currently provide millions of homes and businesses to people across America. It is the biggest publicly traded utility company in the world. At the moment, its subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light, Florida City Gas and Gulf Power.

NextEra comes in utility stock and those have always been safer bets. NextEra is the biggest producer of clean, renewable wind energy in the world. It plays a crucial role in the significance of U.S. solar energy industry. They provide clean energy infrastructure and are one of the best bets in 5 stocks to buy in March 2021.

Gevo (NASDAQ: GEVO)

Gevo also makes for a good investment in this year in 2021. Gevo stock has met a decent rise in 2021. Up until now, Gevo stock has increased from just more $4 per share to nearly $14 now.

Gevo is a clean energy company and it focuses on the production of clean and renewable fuels.

Gevo has perfected technology that helps it turn renewable feedstock such as food scraps and waste food into clean and renewable fuels such as jet fuelts.

Companies which operate on green energy space get advantages such as grants, tax cuts an and increasing demand which Gevo benefits from.

Gevo, therefore, is a good bet and invest for 2021.

Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG| GOOGL)

Alphabet is another tech giant which is worth your investment today. Alphabet is a parent of Google, the leading online search engine. The growth in Alphabet has been incredible and it will continue to grow in the time to come.

Alphabet is a big tech player and it has a P/E ratio of 35. Usually, peers have an average P/E ratio of 24. Alphabet, therefore, is a big stand and a favorite among analysts today.

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Alphabet Reports Earnings Today: Here’s What To Expect

By on July 30, 2020

Alphabet Reports Earnings Today: Here’s What To Expect

Tech giant Alphabet is due to report its earnings today. Here is what investors can expect.

After market’s close today, Alphabet Inc. is going to unravel its earnings.

First:

GOOGL (Google Class A Shares) hit a record high of $1587.05 a share in 2020. It is currently trading at a value close to $1517 per share.

It is expected that the stock will make big moves after reporting earnings and it can easily cover the gap if the numbers are strong.

However, if their Q2 earnings disappoint, the stock will gap down.

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Street Expectations For Alphabet Q2 Earnings

It is reported that Alphabet will report a value of $8.43 a share on a value of $30.38 billion in revenue.

Few important concerns regarding Alphabet’s performance include the following:

  1. The market was affected by the corona pandemic in the last couple of months. Especially during March to April, the corona pandemic hit the markets adversely and major stocks suffered.
  2. Alphabet provides online advertising services in the U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada and Latin America. Ads have been a little slow these past few months because of stringent online policing and control. Therefore, companies such as Alphabet suffered.
  3. Google has a large fleet of products to offer. However, online business activity has suffered greatly in the past few months which has led to a slowdown in business and Alphabet holds no exceptional value.

The focus this time by Alphabet Inc. is on Cloud and Streaming services.

Alphabet’s YouTube and Cloud Services

Since most people worked from home in the last six to seven months, GOOGL’s YouTube and Cloud services provided access to the outside world. It was essentially what everyone needed for work and play (two of Google’s services YouTube and Cloud).

While overall usage dropped during the lockdown of Google products, classroom, YouTube, Android apps showed a lower activity. Overall though, Google was ‘in the works’ because of its YouTube and Cloud app.

Further news by Benzinga revealed that Google’s cloud platform outpaced other cloud based services.

In Q1, GOOGL’s cloud division posted a revenue of $2.78 billion, higher than 52% YOY.

Furthermore, Alphabet Google Cloud Platform infrastructure was higher than all units in the company’s cloud segment.

Essentially, Google Classroom (the cloud based service we are talking about) double its usage during early March. Last quarter, they ended with 100 million students/teachers.

While Covid concerns will be in full fruit in fall semester, it will be nice to see what Q2 figures reveal.

Furthermore, combined with virtual learning, there was a demand for laptops too.

To Conclude

Chromebook sales were 400% higher (YOY in March). In the case of virtual meetings, Google Meet wasn’t the top name in the Zoom Video Communications by coolness but it did see an increase of up to 100 million users in Q1. This is an indication of its performance in Q2. (Something you can eye on in Q2 for Google’s performance and results).

Google, just like Facebook today, has a lot of competition. The company is trading at $1,523.51 at the stock exchange.

Starting at $1,454.25, down at $1,054.13 and rising to $1,523.51 today, Alphabet Inc Class A (NASDAQ:GOOGL) will, according to tech unveiled, remain above sub and par value but beat analyst expectation by 10-15% per share.

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Stock Market Outlook This Friday

By on July 29, 2020

Stock Market Outlook This Friday

Stock Market Outlook This Friday. Things seem awkward as big tech giants are supposed to reveal their earnings this Friday. After the markets close this Thursday, four out of the five FAAMG stocks will report their June quarter results. These include Facebook (at 6:00 pm ET), Amazon (AMZN) at 5:30 pm ET, Apple at 5:00 pm ET and Google/Alphabet at 4:30 pm ET. The one tech giant that will be missing from revealing its earnings this Friday will be Microsoft.

However, since these four names are the ones that are leading the industry, investors and stockholders are hooked to their laptops and phones to realize what is going to go on in the stock market.

The Stock Market

What is interesting is that not only with stock owners benefit from the gains and losses of these four companies. In fact, the truth is that these four make up to 17% of the S&P 500 value and 40% of the Nasdaq 100.

Combined with Microsoft, these five companies hold a huge share of the S&P 500 increase.

Furthermore, because of their outlook and growth rates, it is true that all of these four companies are trading above the S&P 500’s PE multiple of 25x on this year’s earnings and 19.6x on 2021 earnings.

Q2 Earnings: Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google

What is true is that Q2 earnings of these four companies will be watched carefully by investors and stock holders for the following reasons:

  1. Investors were unsure and markets were volatile in the first quarter of the year due to the corona pandemic.
  2. Since the corona pandemic caused a lot of disturbance and uncertainty in the markets, people were reluctant to invest and gave benefit of doubt to these companies.
  3. People will be hooked to Q2 earnings because it might actually include the full impact of Covid-19 and give directive for Q3 and Q4, which will be more competitive and tough.

Amongst these companies, here is how each performed in 2020:

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB)

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) stock gained 13.9% till July 27 against S&P 500 1.4% return.

Wall Street is expecting a Revenue of $16.9 billion as a Q2 2019 result for the company and $17.4 billion for Wall Street’s Q2 2020 Consensus estimate. It also predicts a YOY change of 3%.

Secondly, as far as Facebook earnings are concerned, then Wall Street predicts a Q2 2019 result of $0.91, $1.39 Q2 2020 consensus estimate and 53% YOY change.

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 Wall Street also expects Facebook’s EPS to jump by 53% by year over year basis.

Facebook has had a tough year but it made a lot of efforts in the last 6 months despite the corona epidemic and security concerns. Thereby, its shares stood in green in the last 6 months. Today, its shares stand at $230.12.

Amazon (AMZN)

Stock Market Outlook This Friday will also include Amazon (AMZN) Inc. revealing its earnings.

Through July 27, Amazon shares were higher by 65.7%. Investors have driven Amazon shares higher on optimism because they were of the opinion that online e-shopping will be at its peak in the corona pandemic and it was. In the first quarter of the year, that was the truth.

Investors are hopeful of more in the 2nd quarter for Facebook.

Furthermore, Amazon’s revenue is expected to be $63.4 billion (its Q2 2019 results), $75-81 billion, its Amazon’s Q2 2020 Guidance, 18%-28% (it’s projected YOY change), $81.1 billion, its Q2 2020 Consensus Estimate and 28% it’s YOY projected change.

Its EPS is expected to be $5.22 in the 2nd quarter of the year.

 Q1, Amazon’s revenue rose by 26% (YOY) to $75.45 billion, topping $75.45 billion.

Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) shares are valued at $3,000.33.

Alphabet Inc.

Stock Market Outlook This Friday will also include Alphabet Inc. revealing its earnings.

This year, Alphabet’s shares (NASDAQ: GOOGL) are up by 14.5 % (Class A) and 14.4% Class C through July 27. (Google is Alphabet’s parent company).

Wall Street expects a revenue of $38.9 billion in revenue (its Q2 2019 results) and $37.4 billion its Q2 2020 Consensus Estimate, and a 4% Projected Change (YOY).

Its earnings per share were $14.21 (Q2 2019 Result), $8.23 (Q2 2020 Consensus Estimate) and 42% (its Projected Change YOY).

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To Conclude

According to analysts expectations, Alphabet’s revenue will slightly contract because of a drop in ad sales. Furthermore, because of the world economy shut down in Q2.

In Q1, Alphabet’s revenue increased by 13% (YOY) to $41.2 billion. By March-April, Alphabet too was down but today, its shares stand at $1,503.65.

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