- FTSE AIM All-Share index has delivered a total return of 6.1% for the year ended 31 December 2021, while its three-year total return stood at 46.3%.
- Many new and innovative companies look to raise capital for their business operations through AIM listing.
FTSE AIM index has been one of the top-performing indices on the London Stock Exchange. Investors have shown greater interest in stocks listed on the AIM index as they anticipate above-average performance from these growth-orientated companies, resulting in high return on investment.
FTSE AIM All-Share index has delivered a total return of 6.1% for the year ended 31 December 2021, while its three-year total return stood at 46.3%. Many new and innovative companies look to raise capital for their business operations through AIM listing. However, investors should do a thorough analysis before investing and stay invested for a long term in small and growing companies to gain maximum upside potential.
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Let us look at 3 AIM-listed stocks that are likely to hog the limelight today:
Novacyt S.A. (LON: NCYT)
The company operates in the research & development of diagnostic products which help in the early detection of infectious diseases and cancer. Lab21 Products, Primerdesign, and IT-IS International are three key segments through which the company operates.
For the six months ended 30 June 2021 the company reported revenue of £54 million, driven by growing market for clinical diagnostics products during the period because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The adjusted EBITDA of the group stood at £23.2 million.
In November 2021, the company’s Real-time PCR test kit to detect the Covid-19 virus was approved by the UK Health authority. The test kit is capable of detecting all known variants and mutations of the Covid-19 and will help drive the future revenue growth of the company.
Novacyt S.A’s last close was at GBX 316.90 on 07 January 2022, with a market cap of £223.81 million.
Greatland Gold Plc (LON: GGP)
Mining and exploration company has its flagship projects located in the UK and Australia. It explores for gold, cobalt, copper, and nickel. The company at present is in the exploration stage, carrying out drilling in different phases.
Recently, the company completed the first phase of its drilling program at Juri, a joint venture with partner Newcrest Mining Limited. The first stage drilling sample showed gold mineralisation at the site. The company is now moving towards the second stage of drilling in 2022.
Greatland Gold Plc’s last close was at GBX 15 on 07 January 2022, with a market cap of £606.98 million.
Rambler Metals & Mining Plc (LON: RMM)
The company is engaged in the exploration of copper and gold metals. Its flagship project is located in Baie Verte Peninsula of Canada.
The company reported a production impact at its Ming Copper-Gold Mine due to the shortage of contract operators at the site because of the recent surge in the Covid-19 cases. As a result, the company’s production target of 1,350 tonnes per day will be impacted temporarily. However, the company said production will be back to normal levels once the isolation period for operators ends or replacement contracts arrives.
Rambler Metals & Mining Plc’s last close was at GBX 35.75 on 07 January 2022, with a market cap of £51.72 million.