Here are some of the best stocks for investors to buy, sell and trade over the next 12 months.1.
Exxon Mobil Corp.
ExxonMobil Corp. has risen more than 40% this year amid the Paris climate accord and other economic growth measures.
The oil and gas giant is expected to post a record profit of $53.8 billion this year, an 11% increase from a year earlier.
Expect the company to have a profit of more than $90 billion in 2019, the company’s most recent quarterly earnings report said.
General Electric Co. GE has risen by nearly 50% over the past year and is expected this year to post another $18 billion profit.
The company has also increased its dividend to 10 cents a share from 8 cents.
The stock is up more than 4% this month.
Facebook Inc. is up by more than 70% over 2017 as Facebook continues to expand its user base and become a leader in social media.
Facebook has become a popular way for companies to connect and communicate with one another and its stock has risen from under $50 in 2018 to over $200 this year.
Cisco Systems Inc.
Cisco Systems Inc., which has a strong presence in IT services, is expected increase its sales and profit this year by more 50% to $19.4 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The computer and networking equipment company posted a net income of $4.9 billion, which was more than double what analysts were expecting, according to Bloomberg.
Tesla Motors Inc.
Tesla Motors Inc., a California-based electric vehicle company, is up about 15% over last year.
The auto maker posted $26.3 billion in earnings and revenues, a record for the first half of the year.
Amazon.com, which is up nearly 20% over its past year, is also expected to report an even bigger year.
Its stock is now valued at more than a trillion dollars.
Cisco Communications Inc.
The wireless communications company has grown its user-base by nearly 30% in the past 12 months, according the Wall St. Journal.
Its market capitalization is more than 400 times greater than Alphabet Inc. 8.
General Motors Co. General Motor Co. is expected rise by more $3 billion this fiscal year, the Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
The automaker is expected report a record $21.6 billion profit, up nearly 19% from a record year ago.
Oracle Corp. is forecast to post the biggest year-over-year gain of any tech company this year as it continues to boost its core software business, which accounts for 70% of its revenue.
Oracle is expected expand its cloud computing business to $11.6 trillion by the end of the decade, according a person familiar with a company decision.
Twitter Inc. rose more than 80% over 2016 as the social media company continued to expand and grow its user count.
The social network, which has nearly 20 million monthly users, is now estimated to be worth more than 1.5 trillion dollars, according Forbes.
eBay Inc.EBay Inc. has fallen more than 30% over 2015 as its business has largely collapsed.
The online auction site, which owns eBay, is down by as much as 10% in 2016 as it struggles to compete with competitors such as Amazon.
Google Inc. posted $8.3 trillion in revenue and profits in 2017, the largest profit increase of any technology company.
The search giant is also forecast to report a profit more than 13 times that of Facebook.
Microsoft Corp. posted a $4 billion loss in 2017 as it faces increasing competition from Amazon and other technology companies, including Apple Inc. and Google.
Microsoft is also facing a $7 billion loss from its cloud-computing division.
AT&T Inc.AT&T is also struggling to compete in the mobile phone industry, with a record loss of $17 billion last year and its market capitalized by less than $6 billion.
The telecom giant is up 1% this quarter, according data from Technomic.
Facebook stock Facebook shares are up by nearly 70% this past year as the company continues to build its userbase and increase its advertising revenue.
Facebook said it will post a net profit of over $37 billion in 2020.
Netflix Inc. soared more than 20% this decade after a deal with Hulu Inc. that helped it gain a foothold in the video streaming market.
The streaming service is now expected to be valued at over $130 billion by the time the deal expires in 2021.
Microsoft CorporationMicrosoft Corp.’s shares are also up more this year thanks to the acquisition of Skype, the Skype for Business mobile messaging service.
The software company is expected post a profit