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Stocks to watch

Explore our collection of articles about stocks to watch within a wide range of industries and sub-sectors. Discover some of the top stocks to watch right now by market capitalisation, potential growth and investor interest, and how you can trade on their share prices using our Next Generation web-based trading platform. Spread bet tax-free* or trade CFDs on 10,000+ shares within the stock market.

Stocks to watch in 2021

Biggest UK companies

Follow us as we discuss the top 20 companies in the UK by market capitalisation, including Unilever, AstraZeneca, HSBC, Rio Tinto and Royal Dutch Shell.

Pharmaceutical stocks

Read about pharmaceutical companies that have blossomed throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, including AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and GSK.

Electric car stocks

The electric car industry market share is increasing rapidly. Explore some of the most popular electric car stocks, such as Tesla, Nio and General Motors.

Best-yielding dividend stocks

Discover stocks on the FTSE 100 that offer a high dividend payout, including Imperial Brands, M&G, Evraz, BP and Legal & General.

Renewable energy stocks

Find out which companies are developing renewable energy sources and are striving for a more sustainable and cleaner future, including NextEra, First Solar and Tesla.

Large-cap stocks

Discover a list of companies with the largest market capitalisations in the world by industry, including Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Alibaba and Netflix.

Water stocks

Water is the world's most important natural resource, and we need it to live. Discover international water stocks such as United Utilities, American Water Works and China Everbright Water.

German stocks

Germany represents the fourth-largest economy in the world and is home to a number of blue-chip stocks, such as SAP, Volkswagen, Adidas, Merck and Deutsche Bank.

Music stocks

Music stocks are the shares of companies that offer streaming services, release new songs or organise live events and concerts, such as Spotify, YouTube, NetEase and Apple.

Lithium stocks

Read about lithium mining and battery to stocks to watch, such as Albemarle, Livent, Galaxy Resources and Orocobre, as well as specialised ETFs.

Upcoming stocks

Private stocks that complete the IPO process are able to debut on a chosen stock market and sell their shares to investors, so read about the buzz for upcoming and recent IPOs.

Penny stocks

Read about how to trade stocks that currently trade for under $5 in the US or £1 in the UK, including Lloyds, Cineworld, Petropavlovsk and Rolls-Royce.

REIT stocks

Find out how to trade on stocks and REITs within the real estate sector, such as WP Carey, Hammerson and British Land, as well as ETFs from iShares and SPDR.

Vegan stocks

Learn how to get involved in vegan investments through food and cosmetic stocks, including Beyond Meat, e.l.f, Else Nutrition and Hain Celestial Group.

Blue-chip stocks

Discover some of the top blue-chip stocks worldwide that act as  a benchmark for their industry, including Microsoft, Visa, 3M and Coca-Cola.

Airline stocks

The airline industry suffered drastically in 2020 but there is still hope of take-off, so discover major airline stocks to trade, including Ryanair, United Airlines, Delta and Lufthansa.

Cannabis stocks

Marijuana can be used for medical and recreational purposes, so find out about cannabis stocks such as Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis, Tilray and GW Pharmaceuticals.

Ethical & sustainable stocks

If you're interested in making more environmentally conscious decisions, discover some ethical and sustainable shares, such as Tesla, United Natural Food and Weyerhaeuser.

Energy stocks

Discover how to trade energy through stocks and ETFs from oil and renewable energy companies, including Tesla, ExxonMobil, First Solar and the Vanguard Energy ETF.

Cosmetic stocks

We count down some of the world's largest and promising beauty and cosmetic stocks, such as Estée Lauder, Revlon, L'Oréal, COTY and Shiseido.

Uranium stocks

Uranium is a radioactive element that is used in nuclear power generation, so read about the biggest uranium stocks in the industry, such as Cameco, Yellow Cake and Uranium Energy Corp.

Football stocks

Discover some of the top stocks in the football industry, including clubs, sponsors, and broadcasters such as Manchester United, Nike and Juventus.

Crypto stocks

Discover stocks that provide exposure to the cryptocurrency market, including Coinbase, Marathon Digital Holdings, NVIDIA and Riot Blockchain.

Biotech stocks

Join us as we review a selection of the largest stocks and ETFs in the biotech industry, such as Bristol Myers Squibb, Moderna and the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF.

Oil stocks

Discover some of the world's oil and gas 'supermajors' that lead the energy market, such as BP, Chevron, Sinopec, Total and Petrofac.

Healthcare stocks

View our chosen selection of healthcare stocks to watch within the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, including Bio-Rad, Cardinal Health and Biogen.

Meme stocks

Join the meme stock hype that has gained viral attention on social media. Discover top meme stocks such as GameStop, AMC Entertainment and BlackBerry.

Gold stocks

Learn about gold streaming, mining and royalty companies that lead the gold market, including Barrick Gold, Franco-Nevada, Newmont and Kinross Gold.

Space stocks

The space sector is expected to be worth over $1trn by 2040, so discover top space stocks such as Virgin Galactic, Trimble, Lockheed Martin and Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Growth stocks

Discover companies that are expected to grow sales and earnings at a faster rate than the market or industry average, including Square, Etsy, Papa John's and Crocs.

SPAC stocks

SPACs are becoming an increasingly popular choice to take companies public, so learn about new SPACs and SPAC mergers from Social Capital Hedosophia, SVF Investment Corp and Churchill Capital Corp.

US stocks

Trade on 4,800+ US stocks that we offer on our platform within multiple industries and sectors, including Apple, Tesla, Visa, Goldman Sachs, Chevron, Pfizer, Coca-Cola, Coinbase and Johnson & Johnson.

Silver stocks

Discover our list of silver exploration and mining stocks to watch, including Fresnillo, Newmont, Pan American Silver Corp, First Majestic and Polymetal.

Most volatile stocks

We count down the most volatile stocks in the FTSE 250 index based on a 260-day period, which includes Cineworld, Tullow Oil, Carnival and EasyJet.

Financial stocks

Learn about financial stocks around the world based on categories such as mobile payments, Fintech, investment banking and insurance. Examples include Goldman Sachs, Wise, London Stock Exchange and Allianz.

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Technology shares

5G stocks

Discover stocks that are making breakthroughs in the 5G industry, including Qualcomm, Nokia, Ericsson and Verizon Communications.

FAANG stocks

FAANG is an acronym that stands for five leaders in the technology industry: Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google. Learn more about these tech leaders.

Gaming stocks

Join us as we analyse the video game market and explain how to trade on booming gaming stocks, such as Electronic Arts, Huya, Take-Two Interactive and Tencent.

Chinese tech stocks

China's tech industry is brimming with large-cap companies, so discover top shares to watch based on market capitalisation and growth potential, including Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent and JD.com.

Streaming stocks

Learn about the streaming wars between companies that offer video and audio entertainment online, including Apple, Netflix, Amazon and Disney.

Esports stocks

Learn about popular electronic sports and video game companies, such as Take-Two, Tencent, Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard.

Cybersecurity stocks

Discover stocks that are involved in the protection of online systems against cybercrime, including McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, Crowdstrike and Darktrace.

UK tech stocks

The UK tech space is attracting a lot of investor attention. We explore 9 UK tech stocks on the rise, such as Softcat, Wise, Ocado, Darktrace and Kainos.