Yesterday, I told you about our March Madness stock
The Road to the Next Netflix
In my real-money portfolio, I've already captured gains of
471% in Netflix. My team and I are searching for a company that
we believe could be the next Netflix…one that we think will
deliver impressive profits to early investors.
Over the next week, you'll have an opportunity to discover 16
that we believe could be the next Netflix. And we'll even give
you an opportunity to get our complete research report on the
winner of our March Madness tournament. If you missed yesterday's
and want to learn more about this contest,
just click here
To kick off our March Madness tournament, I'll start by
presenting the 16 growth stocks. These companies are in a variety
of sectors ranging from 3D Printing to Wearable Technology. They
also range in size, with market capitalizations between $100
million and $6 billion. And every one of them has attractive
qualities that could result in big profits.
Let's get started.
Sector: 3D Printing
Until recently, 3D printers were available only to research
labs and universities. As the industry has evolved, the
technology is now accessible to consumers with sub-$1,000
printers. Interest from hobbyists, professionals and corporations
3D printing one of the red-hot growth sectors of
3D Systems (
3D Systems is the world's leader in the emerging 3D printing
market. With the market poised to grow to $11 billion by 2021,
this stock is poised to capture a decent share of the sales. The
company's sales have already grown 130% over the last two years,
and that rapid expansion could continue to fuel the stock price
The ExOne (Nasdaq: ZONE):
The ExOne also participates in the red-hot 3D printing sector. At
one-tenth the size of 3D Systems and with a focus on industrial
printing markets, the company is far less well known. But that
could spell opportunity for this growth stock, especially after
it recently pulled back 35%.
Sector: Internet Content
Internet use now greatly surpasses watching television. Some
companies in the business of Internet content are thriving. These
digital media companies have figured out how to provide great
content to their users, and built a profitable business along the
Spark Networks (
Spark Networks is in the business of "love." The company helps
single people connect online through its online dating web sites.
JDate is the biggest dating site for Jewish people, and is
Spark's primary cash cow. With rapid expansion into other niche
dating markets, Spark is under-loved and could post big
Most homebuyers start their search for a new home on the
Internet. Trulia is a content company that provides access
to real estate listings through its web site and mobile apps. The
company gets 35 million visitors to its site each month, and more
than doubled its revenues last year.
Sector: Cloud Computing & Data
With the Internet celebrating its 25
birthday earlier this month, the industry may seem mature. But
companies today are collecting more data than ever before, and
delivering robust solutions to their customers.
DataWatch (Nasdaq: DWCH):
Big companies are trying to better understand their data in order
to make informed business decisions. DataWatch provides solutions
to over 40,000 customers, including 99 of the companies in the
Fortune 100. This little-known
company in the "big data" sector
could be a top performer in 2014.
Nearly every company and government agency is moving its servers
to the cloud. Demandware provides cloud solutions to retail
companies. This allows retailers like Brooks Brothers and Lands
End to operate cutting-edge commerce sites.
You may not think of the food business as being a growth
sector. But considering the explosive growth in organics, the
popularity of reality food TV shows, and the local food movement,
and it's clear that big changes are underway in the food
The Fresh Market (Nasdaq: TFM):
For the past 30 years, The Fresh Market has been focused on
healthy and organic foods. With more than 100 stores and sales of
$1.5 billion, this company is a mini-Whole Foods. Growing
interest in healthy and organic foods should fuel growth for this
stock in the coming years.
SodaStream (Nasdaq: SODA)
: Few foods are less healthy than soda. Israel-based SodaStream
is trying to change that. With SodaStream, people can now make
soda, sparkling water, and flavored drinks at home. With a Super
Bowl ad featuring Scarlett Johansson, SodaStream is making a big
splash in the U.S.
The video game industry is constantly evolving, with new
gaming consoles and interactive gaming. Mobile games have also
helped grow the industry by attracting more people to play games
on their phones and through social media web sites like
Glu Mobile (Nasdaq: GLUU):
Glu Mobile is a small publisher of games for smartphones and
tablets. The company offers most of its games for free, and
charges players as they advance in the game. The popularity of
the company's games is expected to help revenues grow by 30% this
Zynga (Nasdaq: ZNGA):
The biggest name in mobile games is Zynga. After its IPO in 2011,
Zynga shares jumped as high as $14 before crashing back to earth.
Now that the stock price has stabilized around $5, it may be a
good time to consider buying this mobile game stock as it starts
Sector: Energy Technology
Regardless of whether you believe in global warming, you must
recognize the rapid changes in the
. New technologies are changing the way we generate and use
energy. Companies in the energy technology sector seem poised for
profits as consumers, businesses, and utilities work to maximize
First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR):
Solar farms are being built across the country as people work to
use the abundant resource of the sun. First Solar is a leading
maker of solar systems for large-scale solar projects around the
world. If you believe that demand for solar power will continue
to grow, then First Solar stock could be a top performer.
Ormat Technologies (
Ormat Technologies may be the future of energy: the company
operates geothermal power plants in the U.S., Guatemala, and
Kenya. In addition to operating its own plants, Ormat sells
technology solutions to other energy companies.
Sector: Wearable Technology
One of the hottest trends in technology is
. Tech giant
Google (Nasdaq: GOOG)
is getting into the business with Google Glass. And
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL)
has been rumored to be making an iWatch. But countless smaller
companies are also innovating with wearable technologies, making
this a huge growth opportunity.
Himax Technologies (Nasdaq: HIMX)
: As a key supplier for Google Glass, Himax is a major player in
the wearable tech sector. If Google Glass is a success, then
Himax could profit from growing demand for heads-up displays. The
opportunity hasn't gone unnoticed…and the stock has already
soared 248% in the last year. Even bigger profits could lie ahead
if Google Glass becomes a commercial success.
InvenSense (Nasdaq: INVN):
You've never heard of InvenSense. But the company's motion
tracking sensors are used in many of the products you use on a
daily basis, including smartphones, tablets, gaming devices and
Smart TVs. Rising demand for sensor technologies propelled 116%
sales growth over the last two years. If that growth continues,
this stock could continue to climb.
Eight sectors. Sixteen growth stocks. One winner.
Over the coming days, we will narrow the field down to a Final
And on April 1, I'll reveal the winner. Just one company will
The Next Netflix.
And as a
reader, you'll have an opportunity to get in on this unique
Next week, Ian Wyatt is investing $10,000 in the
winning stock of our financial March Madness - the stock
with 5-bagger potential he's calling the "Next Netflix."
And you can join him! You see, he's revealing all the
details of this stock and providing a full analysis of
its business in a brand new report that's being released
just after the market opens on Tuesday, April 1st. To
make sure you get your hands on this report - for FREE! -
the instant it's published…
click here for all the details.