- Since the start of pandemic, the world is seeing innovative and more advanced technologies emerging almost every day.
- Investors have been exploring next-generation stocks which can give them better returns for their investments.
As the UK’s annual inflation rate bloated up to 9.4% in June, many economists are anticipating the rate to see a further rise. With no sign of rising cost of expenses and inflation easing out, many believe that it could well hit the market of 12% later this year.
It is during such a scenario that the investors are diving deep exploring into the next-gen stocks to expand their investment portfolio. Next gen stocks are those which belong to the sectors like hardware, software, consumer electronics etc. The investors are looking at these next-generation stocks as growth potential stocks. While these offer high rewards, it also carry higher risks compared to usual stocks.
Kalkine Media deep dives into 10 FTSE listed Next-Gen stocks that you may consider for long run.
Keywords Studios Plc (LON: KWS)
Video game company Keywords Studios Plc, on 3 August, at 09:45 AM (GMT+1) boasted of a market cap of £1,88.04 million. The KWS’s shares were trading at GBX 2,538.00 and were up by 3.51% at the time of drafting. The FTSE AIM UK 50 Index listed firm has offered its investors a return of -13.77% in the past one year, meanwhile its YTD stood at -13.83% as on Wednesday.
Avast Plc (LON: AVST)
Multinational cybersecurity software company, Avast Plc offers both free and paid security software under the Avast and AVG brands. As of 3 August, enjoyed a market cap of £4,978.35 million. Avast Plc’s shares were trading at GBX 683.00 and were up by 42.92%, at 10:15 AM (GMT+1). AVST offered its investors with returns of 16.12% over the last one year as of 3 August 2022.
Accesso Technology Group Plc (LON: ACSO)
Technology firm Accesso Technology engages in development and application of ticketing, virtual queuing solutions to various businesses. As of 3 August, with a market cap of £252.11 million, ACSO’s shares were trading at GBX 610.00, at 10:21 AM (GMT+1). The FTSE AIM 100 listed firm’s offering have largely not been in favour of the investors as it gave -1.63% and -26.04% returns over the last one year and on YTD basis.
CML Microsystems Plc (LON: CML)
The developer of mixed-signal, microwave semiconductors and radio frequency (RF) for global communications market, CML Microsystems Plc enjoyed a market cap of £63.63 million, as of 3 August. CML as of 31 March this year, reported its revenue of has witnessed a rise to £16.96 million from £13.10 million last year. Meanwhile, its Profit Before Tax stood at £1.74 million, up from £0.01 million in FY2021. Its shares were trading at GBX 400.00 at 10:36 AM (GMT+1).
Bigblu Broadband Plc (LON: BBB)
The provider of broadband services to homes and business across Europe, Bigblu Broadband Plc’s shares were trading down by 0.49% to GBX 61.50 at 10:50 AM (GMT+1) on Wednesday. As of 3 August, the FTSE AIM All-Share listed company’s market cap stood at £36.07 million, delivering negative returns of -41.70% over the last one year.
Mobile Streams Plc (LON: MOS)
The UK-based mobile media company, Mobile Streams Plc’s shares were trading up by 0.26% to GBX 0.26 at 11:15 AM (GMT+1), as of 3 August. The company earlier last month had announced its partnership with PAS Kisisel Asistanlik Hizmetleri Ltd and Andrea Olmedo Lopez to expand its portfolio of NFT licence. MOS’s market cap stood at £8.66 million, delivering returns of -24.92% on YTD basis.
Auto Trader Group Plc (LON: AUTO)
The UK-based automotive classified advertising business, Auto Trader Group Plc’s shares were trading up by 1.46% to GBX 639.60 at 11:15 AM (GMT+1), as of 3 August.
The company has completed the acquisition of Autorama (UK) Limited, which is a leading end-to-end digital marketplace for leasing new vehicles. AUTO’s market cap stood at £5,939.26 million.
Cerillion Plc (LON: CER)
The leading provider of charging, billing and CRM solutions to the finance, transportation, telecoms and utilities sector, Cerillion Plc enjoyed a market cap of £316.23 million as of 3 August. The company’s shares were trading down by 0.23% to GBX 1,070.00, at 11:30 AM (GMT+1), as of 3 August.
Rightmove Plc (LON: RMV)
The UK’s number one real estate and property portal, Rightmove Plc operates though segments including Agency, New Homes, overseas and commercial property advertising services and non-property advertising services. The company has recently reported 9% increase in its revenue from £149.9 million in H1 2021 to £162.7 million in H1 2022.
As of 3 August, at 11:45 AM (GMT+1) was seen enjoying a market cap of £5,286.09 million. The Rightmove Plc’s shares were trading at GBX 635.00 and were up by 0.60% as on Wednesday. The FTSE 100 Index listed firm has offered its investors negative returns both in YTD and on-year perspective with figures of -20.9% and -11.62%.
Frontier Developments Plc (LON: FDEV)
The video game developer, Frontier Developments Plc’s as of 3 August, at 11:45 AM (GMT+1), with a market cap of £602.39 million, Frontier Developments Plc’s shares were trading at GBX 1,548.00, up by 1.31%. The FDEV has provided its shareholders with a negative return of -42.56% over the last one year as of 3 August 2022, while its return on a year-to-date basis stands at -13.03%.
Note: The above content constitutes a very preliminary observation or view based on market trends and is of limited scope without any in-depth fundamental valuation or technical analysis. Any interest in stocks or sectors should be thoroughly evaluated taking into consideration the associated risks.