10 Best Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025 Including Nvidia, Apple, Micron
Editor’s note: “10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025” was previously publishedin November 2019. It has since been updated to include the most relevantinformation available.The tech sector has endured some pretty tough times since the beginning of2018. Even Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) havestruggled at times during that period.But if we put these troubles aside for a moment and focus on the longer-termoutlook, a different picture emerges. Stretching out to 2025, some of thesebig-name tech stocks begin to look very attractive indeed — especially attheir current price levels.In order to pinpoint which tech stocks will be leading the way seven yearsfrom now, I turned to a recent report from RBC Capital. Its “Imagine 2025”portfolio selects the tech stocks the firm believes will be winning on a long-term basis. “We believe the following names are best positioned to outperformover a seven-year time horizon through 2025,” writes the firm.What does this mean for now? It means longer-term investors should think twicebefore selling the stocks listed below, while other investors may want to keepa close eye on the following stocks as potential buy on the dip opportunities.Here are the top tech stocks primed to outperform over the next few years:
Are These On Your Friday Morning Watch List?
Penny stock is a term that applies to any security trading below $5. With somany publicly listed companies, there are plenty of options for traders toconsider. But, it’s not enough to find the biggest gainers of the day. Rather,you should be proficient in the penny stock that you are watching. This meansknowing what its financials are, what it is doing to stay competitive, and howprofitable its business model is. At the very least, you should know why thestock is moving the way it is when it hits your watch list.With these factors in mind, you can begin crafting a solid list of pennystocks to watch. In 2021, there seems to be a heavy focus on tech pennystocks. This is due to most work being done online and the high demand for allthings tech-related. Because of this, there is a lot of bullish sentimentsurrounding tech stocks right now.There are a few things to consider before making any decision. For one,President Biden is working on getting a major stimulus package through thegovernment. This means that we could see a flood of capital going into thehands of American citizens. The last time that happened, we also saw a floodof new traders. Any correlation? In the long term, investors should considerthe potential inflationary effects of this.Next, we have the looming pandemic, which is actually lessening in severityfor the first time in months (for now). If trends continue the way they are,we could see the reopening of businesses and the U.S. economy. Finally,investors should take into account the massive speculation that is affectingall stock prices right now.
Tech Penny Stocks to Buy [or avoid]
Since the “Gamestop event,” speculation has become paramount amongst retailinvestors. And while this doesn’t affect all stocks, it is definitelysomething to take into mind. With tech in focus, there are plenty of optionsfor penny stocks to watch. While the information above is not tech-stockspecific, it is useful for investors. With all of this considered, let’s lookat four tech penny stocks that have begun trending at the end of the week. 1. Biolase Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL) 2. Rewalk Robotics Ltd. (NASDAQ: RWLK) 3. LAIX Inc. (NYSE: LAIX) 4. Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM)
Cheetah Mobile Inc.
Cheetah Mobile Inc. is another penny stock on our radar after its 38% gain onFebruary 4th. If you haven’t heard of CMCM stock, you’re probably not alone.Cheetah Mobile is a company that produces a large range of applications aimedat the Chinese market. Within its product pipeline are several applicationssuch as Clean Master (a junk file cleaning program) and Security Master,Battery Doctor, and more. As you can see, these products are aimed at thedigital utility market, which has grown substantially in the past few years.With more people utilizing digital products than ever before, Cheetah Mobilehas seen renewed popularity.[Read More] 4 Top Penny Stocks To Buy Under $3? One Has A 370% Price TargetIn addition to these products, the company offers video streaming services andmobile games. Cheetah also produces advertising software and cloud-basedanalytics engines. It is quite clear that Cheetah Mobile at the crossroads ofseveral popular industries right now. While no news was announced on February4th for the company, we did see several Chinese tech penny stocks jump duringthe day. Will this be a trend we see continue heading into Friday’s session?* * ** * *Midam Ventures, LLC | (305) 306-3854 | 1501 Venera Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33146| email@example.com Cheap Tech Stocks to Buy for Under $10Cheap stocks – those that trade for a small nominal dollar amount, say, lessthan $10 – are a double-edged sword. And those blades can be even sharper inthe case of tech stocks.On the one hand, while the actual dollar price of a stock typically doesn’ttell you much about it (a $50 stock can be every bit as secure as a $500stock), at a certain point, stock price does matter. Some institutional buyers(such as mutual funds) will avoid stocks under $10, and even more will givethe cold shoulder under $5. Under the $1 mark, exchanges such as the New YorkStock Exchange and Nasdaq likely will threaten to delist the stocks. That’sbecause typically, at those prices, stocks are trying to tell you something –and it’s often not a positive message.The flip side? Institutional buyers can inflate stock valuations, so a lackthereof can keep them undervalued. The same goes for Wall Street analysts –typically, sub-$10 stocks may only have a few pros paying attention, furtherlowering the likelihood that these shares are overcrowded.Here are 10 cheap tech stocks to buy that all trade for less than $10.Importantly, they all show significant growth potential, and according toTipRanks’ data covering the past few months, they all boast a “Moderate Buy”or “Strong Buy” consensus rating from the few Street analysts still coveringthe stocks. Just remember: Cheap stocks often are cheap for a reason; all ofthese carry considerable risk. Only approach these plays with funds from thespeculative portion of your portfolio.
Data is as of March 10.
* Market value: $243.6 million * TipRanks consensus price target: $4.04 (30% upside potential) * TipRanks consensus rating: Strong BuyMobile app advertising platform Digital Turbine (APPS, $3.10) is enjoyingstrong momentum right now thanks to its recent release of stellar earningsresults for the December quarter.Revenue came in at $30.4 million, up from $22.7 million in the previousquarter, and the company recorded EBITDA from continuing operations of $3.8million (it earned roughly zero in the year-ago period). Gross margins soaredfor the third quarter in a row.“We believe that Digital Turbine’s results over the past few years and focuson the core product and new products has positioned the company with some ofthe best fundamentals in the technology sector,” writes National Securitiesanalyst Ilya Grozovsky.As a result of the earning results, and a positive 2019 outlook, the analystramped up his calendar-year 2019 revenue and adjusted EBITDA estimates to $121million and $11 million, respectively, from $116 million and $8 million.Grozovsky also reiterated his “Buy” rating and boosted his price target from$3.50 to $4.15 – 34% upside from current prices. For more information onDigital Turbine’s shares, get a free APPS Research Report from TipRanks.
* Market value: $179.8 million * TipRanks consensus price target: $9.38 (54% upside potential) * TipRanks consensus rating: Strong Buy * Adesto Technologies (IOTS, $6.11) is a leading developer of semiconductors including non-volatile memory solutions, application-specific integrated circuits and intellectual property cores.Four analysts are currently covering IOTS, and all four have “Buy” ratings onthe stock. One of these pros is Canaccord Genuity’s Michael Walkley. Thisfive-star analyst recently reiterated his bullish call on the stock with a $9price target (47% upside potential).“Our positive investment thesis is based on our expectation that strong(Internet of Things) endpoint growth over the next several years will requirelow-power and long-battery-life solutions that should benefit Adesto’sportfolio and its differentiated memory solutions,” he writes. “We believe newproducts including MavriqCM and EcoXiP address new large market opportunitiesand even modest share gains could result in upside versus our estimates andconsensus.”Walkley thinks this will drive strong revenue growth and generate significantoperating leverage. He now believes the company will go from a non-GAAP netloss in 2018 to a 43-cent-per-share profit in 2020. He concludes, “We believeAdesto is uniquely positioned with its products to generate strong long-termearnings growth.”For further insights on this tech stock, turn to TipRanks’ IOTS ResearchReport.
* Market value: $526.7 million
* TipRanks consensus price target: $4.50 (23% upside potential) * TipRanks consensus rating: Moderate Buy * Castlight Health (CSLT, $3.67) is a cloud-based software provider that focuses on health benefits management. Its Complete app makes it easy for employees to use their benefits and provides tailored health recommendations all on one single platform.“After launching Castlight Complete, which was one of the key milestones for2018, management remains confident it can overcome churn and the loss ofWalmart,” writes five-star Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Steven Halper. Walmart(WMT) revealed that it wouldn’t be migrating to the new Complete platform backin August 2018, costing the company $13 million.However even without Walmart, Halper sees Complete as a “new chapter” for thecompany and a “major driver of longer-term growth.” Management remainsoptimistic about Complete and has indicated that four of its top fivecustomers will be on the platform. “Complete, which is now live with 300,000users, is important for 2019 performance,” Halper writes.The risk-reward tradeoff looks attractive at these levels. Halper is modelinganother 36% upside from current share prices with his target of $5. Find outwhat other analysts think of this healthcare tech stock in TipRanks’ CSLTResearch Report.
* Market value: $4.7 billion
* TipRanks consensus price target: $5.35 (4% upside potential) * TipRanks consensus rating: Moderate BuySocial game developer Zynga (ZNGA, $5.12) is the name behind long-ago hitssuch as FarmVille and Words With Friends. Although the company faced a fewhard years following its split with Facebook (FB) and its inability to come upwith titles to rival its older blockbusters, it is now recovering thanks tosavvy acquisitions and a renewed focus on core “forever franchises.” CEO FrankGibeau – a former Electronic Arts (EA) exec – recently went so far as to saythat the company’s “turnaround is now complete.”The numbers are starting to show it. Zynga reported record mobile online gamerevenues and bookings, as well as record mobile advertising revenues andbookings, in its recently reported Q4.Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter recently wrote a report titled “PositiveMomentum to Continue in 2019, with New Releases the Icing on the Cake,” whichis a less-than-subtle indication of which way he’s leaning on ZNGA. Theanalyst, who has a $6.40 price target (25% upside), reiterated his “Buy”rating, writing, “Zynga is a company without peer, generating over 3x thebookings of its closest publicly traded competitor, Glu Mobile (GLUU).”The company expects bookings of $1.35 billion this year and “double digit”bookings growth in 2020 “implying bookings approaching $1.5 billion thatyear,” Pachter writes. Find out more from TipRanks in its ZNGA ResearchReport.
* Market value: $101.4 million * TipRanks consensus price target: $1.92 (79% upside potential) * TipRanks consensus rating: Strong Buy * Sequans Communications (SQNS, $1.07) is a 4G chipmaker and leading provider of single-mode LTE chipset solutions. In an encouraging sign, several five-star analysts have recently signaled their support for this often-overlooked, and super-cheap, stock.Top Needham analyst Rajvindra Gill believes growth can reaccelerate this year,principally driven by the company’s CAT 1 (voice-grade copper) cable business.The analyst writes, “We expect growth to reaccelerate throughout CY19principally driven by CAT 1 business (new projects with Gemalto), CAT 1modules vis-a-vis Sprint (S) network, new projects in Japan and a rebound inbroadband.”The company also is enjoying industry support: “Sequans continues to expanddesign wins and partnerships, with currently over 75 design wins …representing $200 million in revenue over the next 3-5 years,” writes Baird’sTristan Gerra.He writes that a new strategic investor has agreed to invest $8.4 million tohelp accelerate Sequans’ 5G product roadmap. With these developments in mind,the analyst sees 87% upside potential for SQNS. Check out other analysttargets for Sequans in TipRanks’ SQNS Research Report.
* Market value: $142.2 million * TipRanks consensus price target: $14.00 (68% upside potential) * TipRanks consensus rating: Moderate BuyInnovative semiconductor stock Everspin Technologies (MRAM, $8.32) has surgedby an incredible 50% year-to-date. Shares exploded on news that semiconductorgiant Intel (INTC) is endorsing the company’s MRAM (magnetic random accessmemory) technology.MRAM memory is a rival to the more traditional DRAM memory – another type ofrandom-access semiconductor memory. The notable advantage of MRAM is that itcan retain its data even when power is switched off.Intel will now integrate embedded MRAM into its 22nm FinFET CMOS technology.“We don’t know if Intel is using the Everspin’s technology but Intel’sdecision certainly validates the MRAM technology, which has been the crux ofthe investment theme,” Needham’s Gill wrote on Feb. 20.Gill believes major MCU suppliers “will eventually replace eFlash with MRAM asit has higher endurance and faster write cycles.”“We believe over the next several years, nearly 50% of the 32-bit MCU marketcould transition to MRAM as they transition to smaller process nodes,” hewrites. “All the major MCU suppliers are actively reviewing their currentflash technology.”Given this promising outlook, Gill is sticking with his “Buy” rating and $10price target (20% upside potential) for now, but he sees shares hitting evenhigher down the road. “Ultimately, we see value for the shares to $14 PT,based on an EV/sales multiple of 3.3x our 2019 revenue estimate.” Find outmore from TipRanks in its MRAM Research Report.
* Market value: $179.5 million * TipRanks consensus price target: $9.35 (56% upside potential) * TipRanks consensus rating: Strong Buy * Akoustis Technologies (AKTS, $6.00) specializes in acoustic wave technology for mobile and wireless devices. Share prices have exploded by roughly 275% over the past three years, but the Street still sees significant upside potential looking forward.Five-star Oppenheimer analyst Rick Schafer has just reiterated his“Outperform” rating (equivalent of “Buy”) with a $10 price target for 67%upside potential. Note that Schafer is in the top 100 of all tracked analystsfor his stock picking abilities.“Early engagement and order traction from OEMs in diverse end markets,including LTE infrastructure, defense and CBRS, are indications of Akoustis’ssteady progression toward revenue ramp,” Schafer writes.Following fiscal second-quarter results, Schafer told investors, “We seerevenues accelerating as customer production orders transition to revenues.”He notes that management continues to execute on key milestones, includingexpanding Wi-Fi and network infrastructure share.Keep your eye out for groundbreaking developments, too. “The company is alsosampling industry’s first 5.6GHz WiFi filter, paving the way for a tandem BAWsolution and opening the door to a full tri-band solution,” Schafer writes.Find out more from TipRanks in its AKTS Research Report.Harriet Lefton is head of content at TipRanks, a comprehensive investing toolthat tracks more than 5,000 Wall Street analysts as well as hedge funds andinsiders. You can find more of their stock insights here.
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025
Editor’s note: “10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025” was previously publishedin September 2019. It has since been updated to include the most relevantinformation available.The tech sector has endured some pretty tough times since the beginning of2018. Even Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) havestruggled at times during that period.But if we put these troubles aside for a moment and focus on the longer-termoutlook, a different picture emerges. Stretching out to 2025, some of thesebig-name tech stocks begin to look very attractive indeed — especially attheir current price levels.InvestorPlace – Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsIn order to pinpoint which tech stocks will be leading the way seven yearsfrom now, I turned to a recent report from RBC Capital. Its “Imagine 2025”portfolio selects the tech stocks the firm believes will be winning on a long-term basis. “We believe the following names are best positioned to outperformover a seven-year time horizon through 2025,” writes the firm.What does this mean for now? It means longer-term investors should think twicebefore selling the stocks listed below, while other investors may want to keepa close eye on the following stocks as potential buy on the dip opportunities.Here are the top tech stocks primed to outperform over the next few years:
Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL)
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025Source: ShutterstockAs I said above, Alphabet has not been immune to the market’s choppiness butthat doesn’t mean it’s still not one of the top stocks to buy.At the end of the day, this is still a killer stock pick with a “strong buy”analyst consensus on TipRanks. This is with a $1455 average analyst pricetarget.“AMZN and GOOGL, in particular, appear to have invested the most in AIcompetencies and have the Big Data access and Compute Power infrastructure tobenefit most from AI and ML developments,” writes RBC Capital.Story continuesAnd Google has an extra string on its bow: its self-driving car unit Waymo.Alphabet disclosed that Waymo reached the 10 million miles of autonomousvehicle driving milestone.“GOOGL appears particularly well situated to lead autonomous vehicleinnovations, given its substantial investments in Waymo autonomous vehicletechnology,” it said.Luckily for Alphabet, RBC believes autonomous vehicles will be arguably one ofthe biggest applications of AI.Interested in GOOGL stock? Get a free GOOGL Stock Research Report.
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025Source: ShutterstockNvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) is pushing the boundaries of technology and this shouldpay off over the years to come.Even though Nvidia is suffering over the last six months, the long-termpicture remains very compelling making this one of the top stocks to buy andhold.For example, Jefferies analyst Mark Lipacis (Track Record & Ratings) saysNvidia remains “a top play on secular themes” in AI, gaming and autonomousvehicles. He tells investors to “buy the confession.”“While there are no guarantees of a winner in the AI race, we think Nvidia iswell ahead of its peers and is continuing to gain traction due primarily tothe value of Cuda software,” says RBC Capital. It estimates over one millionengineers working with Cuda and calls it “the secret sauce that underlies theentire ecosystem.” Get the NVDA Stock Research Report.
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025Source: Atomic Taco Via FlickrYou probably aren’t surprised to see Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) on this list. Thee-commerce company is consistently innovating for the future, be it throughacquisitions, technology or entering new markets.One interesting advancement for the company is in the field of robotics.“Amazon appears particularly well situated to lead robotics innovations, givenits ongoing investment in Kiva logistics robots,” points out RBC Capital.The company already deploys something to the tune of 100K Kiva robots,basically a robot army. And it’s now looking increasingly likely that a verylarge percentage of Amazon’s distribution workforce will be complemented withthese robots by 2025.As RBC concludes, the impact of this should be greater operational efficiencyfor AMZN stock.Another interesting trend to consider when you’re looking at tech stocks tobuy: AI-powered Voice Recognition will likely improve significantly fromcurrent levels, allowing even better use of internet apps via voice commands.Again, Amazon should be a major beneficiary of this trend.Notably, AMZN boasts one of the best ratings on the Street. This comes with a$2,182 average analyst price target. Get the AMZN Stock Research Report.
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025Source: ShutterstockIf you are looking for cheaper long-term stocks to buy, look no further thanRapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD). This company uses a unique data- and analytics-drivenapproach to cybersecurity.The stock is highlighted by RBC as an attractive name in the cybersecurityspace, particularly following the recent acquisition of Komand. The companysnapped up Komand in 2017 to boost its security orchestration and automationoffering.“The need for well-designed security and IT automation solutions is acute;resources are scarce, environments are becoming more complex, all whilethreats are increasing,” says Corey Thomas, CEO of Rapid7.“Security and IT solutions must evolve through context-driven automation,allowing cybersecurity and IT professionals to focus on more strategicactivities.”Plus RBC’s Matthew Hedberg (Track Record & Ratings) is behind the stock.“Success has continued to highlight the power of the platform approach withimpressive cross-sell metrics driven by combining security and IT Ops”concludes the analyst. Get the RPD Stock Research Report.
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025Source: Web Summit Via Flickr“Within our software universe, we would highlight Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) as alikely winner in the big data category,” writes RBC Capital.Splunk basically turns machine data into answers. It produces software forsearching, monitoring and analyzing machine-generated big data, via a web-style interface.In part, these answers are generated through the firm’s machine learningsystem. Splunk provides the Machine Learning Toolkit, a guided workbench tocreate and test flexible models that can handle any use case.“A key value of creating models in Splunk is that users can seamlessly applythem to real-time machine data” says RBC Capital.Plus RBC isn’t the only firm singing the stock’s praises. This “strong buy”stock has a $158 average analyst price target. Get the SPLK Stock ResearchReport.
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025Source: ShutterstockIf we turn to financial tech stocks to buy, analysts are upbeat on”moderatebuy” stock PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) right now. This is with a $135 average analystprice target.First of all, PayPal offers massive scale. And second, it boasts a unique two-sided model among tech stocks, with both consumers and merchants onside. Thismeans the company can control the entire consumer experience.“PayPal’s unique assets enable the company to tap into the long-term globalshift to digital commerce” says RBC Capital.Plus the firm sees the company as a champion of democratizing finance aroundthe globe. “We believe its growing platform of assets will open up the ~2Bpeople around the world who lack financial services.”Similarly, top Oppenheimer analyst Glenn Greene (Track Record & Ratings) notesPYPL’s “unique” competitive position. He is even more confident in the stockfollowing recent partnerships and anticipates high-teens revenue growth and20%-plus EPS growth for the next several years. Get the PYPL Stock ResearchReport.
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025Source: ShutterstockRBC Capital sees a long runway for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock.“We think AAPL could be a major beneficiary of AI and VR/AR-related trends,which could generate significant tailwinds for its services business,” itwrites. It notes that the latest iPhones are equipped with the ability torecognize patterns, make predictions and learn from experiences.What’s even more interesting is that by 2025 we could be looking at the firstreal “iPhone generation.” 2025 is 18 years from the launch of the firstiPhone.For people who grew up with iOS devices, Apple could have data on every app aperson installed, on every flight, book and purchase, as well as academicrecords, health statistics, family background and more.Now imagine an AI trained on this data set. “This AI would truly be a‘personal’ assistant. A hyper-customized neural network that would be sopowerful, it would make an existing services pool very strong and usher in ahost of new offerings that can only be imagined” says the firm. Get the AAPLStock Research Report.
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025Source: ShutterstockSNPS is one of the best stocks to buy in the chip sector because it is prettymuch a guaranteed winner of future tech trends. Someone needs to design AIchips and that someone is Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS).Synopsys is essentially an “arms dealer” for AI and all things chip relatedsays RBC Capital.“By helping design complex chips, Synopsys is in the thick of AI in terms ofdesign,” the firm writes. And the best part is that it doesn’t even matterwhat new companies come along they will still need Synopsys.“As new and existing companies continue to push the edge of technology,Synopsys will be helping the companies design each chip regardless of it beinga GPU, CPU, FPGA, Digital Chip, Analog chip or otherwise” the firm explains.Even now, the stock looks bullish with a “strong buy” analyst consensus and a$159 average analyst price target. Get the SNPS Stock Research Report.
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025Source: ShutterstockOne of the great secondary chip stocks to buy is Micron (NASDAQ:MU). Allfuture trends result in data creation and Micron is perfectly positioned forthis with its DRAM/NAND memory portfolio.“The incredible amount of data generated by AI, AR/VR and autonomous drivingwould require significantly higher memory, both NAND and DRAM, leading tostrong and long-term tailwinds for MU” writes RBC Capital.And the tech stock still retains its “moderate buy” analyst consensus rating.This is with a $55 price target. Get the MU Stock Research Report.
10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025Source: ShutterstockLast but not least, make sure to make room for Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT). Thisis a company that ticks all the boxes when it comes to the best stocks to buyfor future trends“Leading hyperscale hybrid cloud platform with big runway of growth in AI,IoT, Gaming and other services” explains RBC on the stock’s inclusion in its2025 portfolio.Like GOOGL and AMZN, MSFT stock benefits from 1) massive amounts of rawcompute power; 2) large data sets; and 3) ability to hire the smartest datascientists on the planet.It picks Microsoft as the No. 1 AI company in the public cloud space. This isthanks to the company’s rapidly growing Azure cloud platform.“We believe Microsoft is in an enviable position vs other public cloudcompetitors as their customers can also leverage AI and ML capabilities onpremise, something [Amazon’s] AWS and [Google’s] GCP can’t deliver natively,”said RBC Capital.Also note the stock’s killer “strong buy” rating with all 26 analysts coveringMSFT bullish on the stock’s prospects. Get the MSFT Stock Research Report.TipRanks.com offers exclusive insights for investors by focusing on the movesof experts: Analysts, Insiders, Bloggers, Hedge Fund Managers and more. Seewhat the experts are saying about your stocks now at TipRanks.com. As of thiswriting, Harriet Lefton did not hold a position in any of the aforementionedsecurities.
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