As ever, the market for investment of stocks, shares and bonds is growing larger and larger every year – it’s a great way to grow your funds, if you know what you’re doing. Building up a portfolio invested in promising, reliable companies is becoming an increasingly popular way of increasing wealth – this can be done personally, or through a stockbroker or management company such as CMC Markets. There are various industries you could choose to invest your funds in such as healthcare, media, telecoms and many more. Some industries are growing exponentially and show great potential for financial growth in the future, whereas others are beginning to decline in profit as the world advances in innovation and technology. It can definitely be said that some industries are much more promising in terms of investments than others, perhaps the most significant example here being technological companies. The future of employment lies with technology, and as this industry grows more and more each day it’s apparent that if you’re serious about investing your money in a portfolio of stocks and shares, this is the way forward. In this article, we’ll highlight our top choice of companies in technology and telecoms that are established, profitable and growing and are great choices for investment.
Amphenol Corp (APH)
Amphenol is an American manufacturer of fibre-optic and electronic connectors, cables and systems. The company has shown significant and steady growth in the last 5 years.
Amphenol Corp made a gross profit of 2.04BNUSD last year and stock prices closed at 77.9USD on the 7th of this month promising steady growth. Amphenol is predicted to outperform the market this year.
Sky PLC (SKY)
Sky is perhaps one of the largest telecommunication countries in the UK, boasting a wide-ranging, powerful network and a set of premium user accessible features not provided by any other competitors.
Sky made a net revenue of $8.62BN USD last year and stock prices are averaging at 968.5GBX. Sky is listed in the FTSE 100 index.
Microsoft Corp (MSFT)
Microsoft Corporation has shown itself over the years to be one of the most valuable and resilient technological companies in the world – Microsoft has faced stark competition over the years and yet manages to generate huge revenue on a consistent basis with ease. Current stock prices remain around 72USD with projections to outperform the market in 2017.
Red Hat Inc. (RHT)
Red hat is a company providing open source software to the enterprise market. The company has been steadily growing in worth since its founding in 1993.
Red Hat Inc. made net revenue of $2.41BN last year and a gross profit of $2.06BN USD. Stock prices closed at 98.98USD on the 7th of this month and average at 98.5USD.
Alphabet Inc (GOOGL)
Alphabet Inc. Is the American conglomerate parent company of Google and its various subsidiaries. Google remains to be one of the largest and fastest growing technological companies in the world.
Alphabet Inc. made a net revenue of $90.27BN USD last year and stock prices closed at 946.33USD on the 7th of this month.
Facebook Inc. (FB)
Facebook Inc. has shown itself time and time again to be the ruler of the online social networking market. The company has grown exponentially since its creation in 2004 and now owns much of its original competition such as Whatsapp and Instagram.
The company made a gross profit of $23.89BN in 2016 and stocks closed at 171.61USD on the 7th of this month.
Apple Inc. (AAPL)
Apple is definitely a company to watch in the future – the California based consumer electronics manufacturer is growing in popularity by the day and promises to have a huge hold on the technological industry in the near future.
Apple made net revenue of $215.63BN last year and a gross profit of $84BN USD. Stock prices are averaging at 157.8USD.
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZ)
Amazon is one of the world’s largest online e-commerce companies. It and its subsidiaries dominate the internet sales market and it is consistently growing in revenue.
Amazon made net revenue of $135BN last year and a gross profit of $47.72BN USD. Stock prices closed at 991.4USD on the 7th of this month and the company is projected to outperform the market in 2017.
Guest post by Charity Rose Guevarra