7 FTSE stocks that moved up by over 100% in 2021

Highlights

  • Investors are seeking out investment options that offer rapid growth, irrespective of the fluctuations in the market
  • There are many FTSE stocks that have rallied in the year so far, giving multi-fold returns to their investors.

Many stocks have been garnering investor interest as they race ahead of other stocks when the country’s economy is preparing to capture new growth avenues post the COVID-19 pandemic.

Investors are seeking out investment options that offer rapid growth, irrespective of the fluctuations in the market. Some stocks have demonstrated exceptional performance so far this year. Below is a detailed review of 7 LSE stocks that gave a year-to-date (YTD) return of over 100%.

Zephyr Energy Plc (LON: ZPHR)

Zephyr Energy is a technology-driven company engaged in oil & gas exploration and production. The company is focused on projects in the Rocky Mountain region in the US.

Recently, Zephyr Energy announced the commencement of production testing at its State 16-2LN-CC well in Utah. It announced successful beginning of 100% carbon neutral operations ahead of its target set for 30 September 2021. 

Zephyr Energy Group reported revenue of US$0.9 million from Whiting wells for H1 ended 30 June 2021. The company’s net loss after tax from continuing operations was US$1.0 million in H1 2021.

The shares of Zephyr Energy gave a year-to-date (YTD) return of 660.0% to shareholders, and the market cap of the company stands at £85.87 million as of 27 October 2021.

One Heritage Group Plc (LON: OHG)

One Heritage Group is a provider of property development and management services. It is focused on the residential sector in North West England.

One Heritage Group generated revenues of £0.5 million in the year ended 30 June 2021 through its development management and co-living business. It started the development of Bank Street in Sheffield, Oscar House in Manchester and Lincoln House in Bolton for an investment of £1.7 million.

The shares of One Heritage Group gave a year-to-date (YTD) return of 321.3% to shareholders, and the market cap of the company stands at £16.05 million as of 27 October 2021.

AudioBoom Group Plc (LON: BOOM)

AudioBoom PLC is a podcasting and on-demand audio distribution platform. Recently, the company announced the launch of AudioBoom Studios that would operate as a new business unit offering a range of creative services, including original show development. 

AudioBoom’s total revenue for the nine months ended 30 September 2021 was US$39.7 million, representing an increase of 117% year-on-year, compared to US$18.3 million in the same period in 2020. Its average global revenue per 1,000 downloads (eCPM) reached US$54.77 in Q3 from US$30.32 in Q3 2020.

The shares of Audioboom Group gave a year-to-date (YTD) return of 307.6% to shareholders, and the market cap of the company stands at £167.94 million as of 27 October 2021.

Argo Blockchain Plc (LON: ARB)

Argo Blockchain is an international crypto mining company. It is focused on the use of renewable energy sources of power blockchain technologies. Last month, Argo Blockchain purchased 20,000 Bitmain Antminer S19J Pro machines for the expansion of its mining capacity. 

In September 2021, Argo Blockchain mined 165 Bitcoin or Bitcoin Equivalent (BTC) compared to 206 BTC in August. The total BTC mined year-to-date reached 1479 BTC. The company’s mining revenue in September was £5.50 million compared to £6.83 million in August 2021. As of 30 September 2021, the company owned a total of 1,836 Bitcoin or BTC equivalent.

The shares of Argo Blockchain gave a year-to-date (YTD) return of 272.7% to shareholders, and the market cap of the company stands at £1.14 billion as of 27 October 2021.

Premier African Minerals Ltd (LON: PREM)

Premier African Minerals is a firm engaged in commodity mining and natural resource development. It is focused on the acquisition and development of mineral properties across West and Southern Africa. In August, Premier African Minerals raised £1 million ($1.4 million) through a share placing to fund a feasibility study at its Zulu lithium project, located in Zimbabwe.

Premier African Minerals recorded an operating profit of $3.943 million for H1 ending 30 June 2021. The profits were a result of the reversal of impairment of the evaluation and exploration at Zulu Lithium assets.

The shares of Premier African Minerals gave a year-to-date (YTD) return of 255.8% to shareholders, and the market cap of the company stands at £35.00 million as of 27 October 2021.

Xtract Resources Plc (LON: XTR)

Xtract Resources is a resource, development and mining firm. The company is focused on copper and gold exploration and mining projects in Mozambique, Australia and Zambia. Recently, Xtract Resources PLC drill hole BRDD-21-009 at the Bushranger copper-gold exploration project at an intersection of 448 metres from 272 metres depth.

Xtract Resources reported revenue from gold sales of £0.16 million in H1 2021 compared to £0.61 million in H1 2020. It recorded a net loss of £2.204 million in H1 2021 compared to £0.19 million in H1 2020.

The shares of Xtract Resources gave a year-to-date (YTD) return of 238.0% to shareholders, and the market cap of the company stands at £50.71 million as of 27 October 2021.

ADVFN Plc (LON: AFN)

ADVFN is a stocks and crypto information portal that provides financial tools and data to private investors.

The board estimates the revenue for the year ended 30 June 2021 to be around £9 million compared to £7 million in 2020. Its profit before tax for the period is expected to be around £1.6 million compared to a loss of £349k in 2020.

The shares of ADVFN gave a year-to-date (YTD) return of 234.2% to shareholders, and the market cap of the company stands at £16.58 million as of 27 October 2021.

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