Kapitall Community: The Most Held Stocks of April

One of the features that makes Kapitall unique are forums that allows traders to reach out and interact with one another. Users can share their portfolios with each other and check in with the rest of the community to see what the masses are up to. [See also: Kapitall's Most Traded Stocks of March, Most Traded Stocks of April]

Here we present a list based onn Kapitall members' top held stocks as of April 30. Most of the stocks listed below are not surprises, like Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT). It also appears that Kapitallists have a crush on technology stocks as most of the companies listed below are tech based. We list them below with links to research tools and some interesting data for current and potential investors. 

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1. Facebook, Inc. (FB, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Social networking website. Market cap at $65.34B, most recent closing price at $27.43.

FB has recorded a solid performance over the last month, returning 13.97% since 4/2/13. This performance has eclipsed the likes of Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) and Google Inc. (GOOG), but have lagged LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD), which returned 16.79% during the same holding period.

 

2. Apple Inc. (AAPL, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers, mobile communication and media devices, and portable digital music players, as well as sells related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications worldwide. Market cap at $412.34B, most recent closing price at $439.29.

 

3. Ford Motor Co. (F, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Develops, manufactures, distributes, and services vehicles and parts worldwide. Market cap at $52.57B, most recent closing price at $13.38.

F has returned 3.79% since 4/2/13, and is one of the worst performing stocks in its industry. The stock is falling behind companies like Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) and General Motors Company (GM), which returned 14.44% and 11.56% during the same time period.

 

4. Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Gaming and content provider for mobile and online platforms. Market cap at $2.52B, most recent closing price at $3.18.

ZNGA has performed in line with the rest of its industry since 4/2/13, returning 4.23% over the last month. This performance has been better than Google Inc. (GOOG) and Baidu, Inc. (BIDU), but worse than industry leaders like Facebook, Inc. (FB) and Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), which returned 13.97% and 5.0% respectively.

 

5. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. Market cap at $273.25B, most recent closing price at $32.72.

MSFT has recorded great gains over the last month, when compared to its closest competitors. The stock returned 15.14% since 4/2/13, better than Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE) and Oracle Corporation (ORCL), which returned 4.20% and 2.90% during the same holding period.

 

6. Bank of America Corporation (BAC, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Provides banking and financial services to individuals, small- and middle-market businesses, corporations, and governments primarily in the United States and internationally. Market cap at $131.35B, most recent closing price at $12.14.

The company has reported strong earnings growth over the last year, with EPS growing by 3006.35%, higher than competitors like JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) (EPS growth over the last year at 16.05%) and Citigroup, Inc. (C) (EPS growth over the last year at -30.60%).

 

7. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Operates as a semiconductor company in the United States, Japan, China, and Europe. Market cap at $2.3B, most recent closing price at $3.22.

The company's earnings growth looks weak, with EPS growing by -339.31% over the last year. This is considerably weaker than competitors like Avago Technologies Limited (EPS growth over the last year at 2.81%) and Intel Corporation (EPS growth over the last year at -10.95%).

 

8. General Electric Company (GE, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Operates as a technology, service, and finance company worldwide. Market cap at $229.72B, most recent closing price at $22.15.

GE has performed in line with the rest of its industry since 4/2/13, returning -4.37% over the last month. This performance has been better than Siemens AG (SI) and Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (PHG), but worse than industry leaders like Honeywell International Inc. (HON) and Danaher Corp. (DHR), which returned -0.32% and -2.07% respectively.

 

9. Nokia Corporation (NOK, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Provides Internet and digital mapping and navigation services worldwide. Market cap at $12.55B, most recent closing price at $3.34.

The company's earnings growth looks weak, with EPS growing by -166.78% over the last year. This is considerably weaker than competitors like Motorola Solutions, Inc. (EPS growth over the last year at 34.25%) and QUALCOMM Incorporated (EPS growth over the last year at 13.27%).

 

10. Intel Corporation (INTC, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of integrated circuits for computing and communications industries worldwide. Market cap at $118.77B, most recent closing price at $23.99.

INTC has recorded great gains over the last month, when compared to its closest competitors. The stock returned 12.35% since 4/2/13, better than Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) and Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM), which returned 6.38% and -3.20% during the same holding period.

 

 

-Ryan Horch, Kapitall

 

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