- The stock market has two distinctive approaches for wealth creation, i.e., investing and trading.
- NetScientific Plc, Menzies (John) Plc, Verditek Plc are three stocks that are trending today.
The stock market has two distinctive approaches for wealth creation, i.e., investing and trading. Both styles are very different from each other, and each one has its pros and cons.In trading, individuals hold stocks for a short period and focus on making high returns by the price movement of stocks. In contrast, investing works on the buy and hold principle, where investors see the underlying stock fundamentals and invest their money for years or decades.
One has to keep track of the stock price movement and time the market to earn a high return from trading. Let us look at three FTSE listed trending stocks, NetScientific Plc, Menzies (John) Plc and Verditek Plc, and explore their investment prospects.
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NetScientific Plc (LON: NSCI)
The company operates as a venture capital investment firm that invests in early-stage businesses from the biomedical and healthcare segment. It has invested in close to 17 companies across the US and the UK markets. The company has total capital under advisory at £18.2 million, and its fair value increased by 50% to £31.9 million for six months ended 30 June 2021.
NetScientific Plc can provide exposure to different businesses from the life science and healthcare technology sector. Also, the outperformance of portfolio companies will be beneficial.
NetScientific Plc’s current market cap stands at £25.69 million as of 22 October 2021. In the last one year, the stock has given 87.10% return to its shareholders.
Menzies (John) Plc (LON: MNZS)
The company operates transportation services, offering cargo handling, plane fuelling services, and other executive services at airlines and airports.
The company reported revenue of £415.8 million, while its operating profit stood at £15.4 million in the first half of 2021. The robust performance was mainly due to air cargo and cargo forwarding services.
The company has a positive long-term outlook, and the recovery in the aviation sector after the Covid-19 pandemic is also likely to boost the company’s revenue further. Following the ease in travel restrictions, there could be further gains for the company.
Menzies (John) Plc’s current market cap stands at £268.34 million as of 22 October 2021. In the last one year, the stock has given 153.04% return to its shareholders.
Verditek Plc (LON: VDTK)
The company operates in the solar energy segment. Its solar modules are used by various industries, which help reduce carbon emissions. The company operates in the clean energy segment, one of the fastest-growing markets worldwide and has a low market cap.
During the first six months of 2021, the company reported revenue of £105,000. Also, it made a significant investment in lightweight solar panels, which would help the company to generate higher financial rewards soon.
Verditek Plc’s current market cap stands at £12.45 million as of 22 October 2021.