As we continue to deal with the world-wide pandemic and the changes to our daily lives as we knew them before Covid-19, most people would agree a lot has changed. There have even been a few coined terms in the investing world that have arisen from the pandemic, with the most popular being the "stay-at-home stocks. For a large part, this new phrase has become the 'new' FANNG stock group.
The stay-at-home stocks have been on a tear this year as they have seen their popularity not only as investments increase, but they have more users who, in most cases, are spending more money. Revenues from these companies have grown at a tremendous clip in 2020. Even though some are still not yet profitable, many believe it is just a matter of time until they become wildly profitable and monster growth stocks for years to come.
The most popular reason for this type of thinking is not because people believe the pandemic will last for years and years, but because the pandemic has changed our lives so that we will not likely revert to our old habits styles of living. For example, many believe Zoom Video (ZM) has already become a verb and will dramatically reduce the need for some business travel and a large amount of 'in person' meetings that we all used to sit in on. Furthermore, the reduced need for 'in person' meetings will likely continue to reduce the need for employees working out of a central office instead of working remotely.
There are countless ways how the pandemic and the 'new normal' has changed our lives and how these 'stay-at-home stocks' will continue to perform well in the future. So, let's look at a few ETFs that focus on the 'new normal.' Continue reading "3 Stay-At-Home ETFs For Your Portfolio"