Investors have many avenues to follow their favorite listed companies, their news and stock market peculiarities. One of the main sources is Google. Five are the most sought after companies in the world.
Investors are clear about it when it comes to choosing their favorite stocks, or at least, those that arouse the most interest and cause searches on the network.
The XTB broker has analyzed the data of the 50 companies with the largest global market capitalization that have been tracked the most on Google in 18 of the G20 countries in the last year.
Five are the companies that arouse the most interest. None of them is going through its best moment on the stock market as their titles yield between 19% and 43% since the beginning of the year. But they all have the majority support of the investment firms that follow them and give them upside potential of up to 41% over twelve months, according to data collected by Bloomberg.
First on the list is Tesla, the company led by Elon Musk, which designs, manufactures and sells electric cars. The company is down 36% since the start of January and is trading near August 2021 lows. The drop comes after five years of strong gains, in which its shares had gained 2,371%.
The company is liked by 75% of the 48 firms that follow it on the stock market. On average, they give it a 41% twelve-month upside potential, according to data from Bloomberg.
In second place, Alibaba, the world's most comprehensive Chinese e-commerce platform, ranks among the top three across countries except India. The company yields 26.5% this 2022. This despite the fact that it has risen 14% from the lows it marked on March 15.
The company has the majority support of the investment entities that follow it. 55 of the 56 entities that cover their price advise to be in the value at the moment. 49 of them believe that their shares should be bought. They give it a 12-month 85% upside potential.
Also Meta, the old Facebook, is especially liked in France, Spain, Brazil, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Indonesia and Turkey. The company subtracts 42% from the beginning of the year. The company has been deflated after three successful exercises, in which it had gained 156%.
In total, fifty-nine entities believe that it is a good investment option, according to data collected by Bloomberg. It has a potential of 45% in twelve months, according to experts.
While the tech giant Apple is a very popular option in Italy, Argentina and South Africa. It lost 19.5% this year, after 3 positive years in which it had gained 364%.
98% of the entities that cover their listing believe that it is necessary to be in the value. 75% advise buying their shares as they believe it can rise 30% in twelve months.
Lastly, NVIDIA, a US multinational company specializing in the development of graphics processing units and integrated circuit technologies, also makes a stellar appearance in the ranking of Germany, Japan, South Korea and India.
The company is experiencing a stock market ordeal this year, with a 42.5% drop since the beginning of January and is trading close to the lows of June 2021. This after experiencing a rally in the last three years in which it scored 790 %.
The security has the support of 49 investment firms that follow its listing. Only one advises selling their shares, while 40 believe that positions should be taken. On average, the consensus of analysts consulted by Bloomberg believe that it could fly 77% over twelve months, to $299.75.
In SPAIN, the podium of companies with the largest capitalization that are most liked or most sought after is completed by Alibaba, Tesla and Meta.
Across the Atlantic, in the UNITED STATES, Tesla ranks first in this ranking, with an average monthly search volume of 2.2 million. It is closely followed by Apple with 1.4 million searches. And the third place on the podium is occupied by NVIDIA with 874,000 searches.
In the UK, the stock with the highest average monthly Google search volume is Tesla, with 49,000 followers.
In second place is the Chinese trading company Alibaba, with 41,000 monthly searches. And in third place with 29,000 searches is the social media giant Meta.