2016 proved to be a great year for us in terms of our stock choices and after a slow start to 2017 we are back with some hot stock tips for you to invest in towards the end of this year. There is still a hell of a lot of business to be done this year and that means opportunities for investors like you and us.
If you have not yet forayed into the stock exchange market then perhaps it is time to get involved and help to grow your wealth, or put some money in the bank for an expensive holiday period. If you want to get involved, here are our top 5 stock picks for 2017.
The technology giant is the biggest company in the world and it has recently protected its shareholders from the 2.8% peak to trough drop in the S&P 500. Apple is currently a couple of points below its all time high and with the upcoming announcements and release of the new range of iPhones, expect the share price to gradually start hitting those all-time high levels again.
Few tech companies have had the year that Paypal Holdings Inc. have had, which has seen their stock rise 54%. despite a slight drop in August, PayPal remains one of the best companies to invest in it all predictions show that this stock is set to go off the charts towards the end of this year.
Fast food giants McDonalds have seen a 34% rise in its stock price so far this year and this shows no signs of slowing down as we approach the final quarter of 2017. McDonalds have changed strategy in their business dealings recently and in spite of the strength which has seen its share price grow as a result, there is still plenty of time to get in and make some profit from this stick option.
We are suckers for a big-cap stock and they don’t get much bigger than Boeing, the aerospace company who have seen a record year. The stock currently sits around 3.5% from its all-time high with industry insiders expecting the giants to smash this figure by some distance. This is a secure and potentially profitable stock that you should be looking at in order to make some small gains from.
In has been a tough few years for Caterpillar and since hitting its all-time high way back in 2011, the heavy equipment supplier saw many years of difficulty. Thankfully 2017 has been kinder to the construction giant and they currently sit 1% away from that all-time high. Some bullish decisions by the board this year has resulted in outstanding forecasts for Caterpillar and the end o fetch year is likely to play right to their strength in terms of how the market plays out. If you are looking for somewhere safe to put your cash, look no further than Caterpillar.