How To Double Your Stock Returns In 2022
Stocks are set to soar again in 2022, so this is the time for investors to make big goals for the year ahead. Such as doubling your investment returns! Kevin...
The market was on fire last year with all of the major indexes soaring to new all-time highs, with the Dow up 18.7%, the S&P up 26.9%, and the Nasdaq up 21.4%.
And it’s easy to see why. Record low interest rates, a record amount of stimulus money, a record amount of pent-up economic demand, and record corporate profits, are ushering in a record economic rebound.
That’s why we’re seeing a record rally in the stock market.
And why stocks are expected to soar in 2022.
So as an investor, you should be handily beating the market right now. If not, now would be a good time to reflect on what you’re doing right in the market, what you’re doing wrong, and what you'd like to do better.
This includes patting yourself on the back for your successes.
Being honest with yourself for your failures.
And setting big goals for what you'd like to accomplish this year.
Like doubling your investment returns. (That’s right, double!)
It takes no more mental energy to work on a big goal than it does to work on a small one.
But the end results can be enormous.
Most people set their sights on small ideas because they don't yet know how they'll achieve them.
But in this day and age, somebody has likely accomplished the very thing you've set out to do -- and left a roadmap on how to do it.
That goes for the market too.
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Do What Works
What we’re seeing right now in both the economy and the market is history in the making.
So how do you fully take advantage of this historic opportunity?
By focusing in on which stocks should move up the most. That means sticking with tried and true methods that work to find the best ones.
For example, did you know that stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 Strong Buy have beaten the market in 26 of the last 32 years with an average annual return of 24.7% per year? That's nearly 2.5 x the S&P. But when doing this year after year, that can add up to a lot more than just two and a half times the returns.
And did you also know that stocks in the top 50% of Zacks Ranked Industries outperform those in the bottom 50% by a factor of 2 to 1? There's a reason why they say that half of a stock's price movement can be attributed to the group that it's in. Because it's true!
Those two things will give any investor a huge probability of success and put you well on your way to achieving your goals.
But you’re not there yet, as those two items alone will only narrow down a field of 10,000 stocks to the top 100 or so. Way too many to trade at once.
So the next step is to get that list down to the best 5-10 stocks that you can buy.
Proven Profitable Strategies
Picking the best stocks is a lot easier when there’s a proven, profitable method to do it.
And by concentrating on what has proven to work in the past, you’ll have a better idea as to what your probability of success will be now and in the future.
For example, if your strategy did nothing but lose money year after year, trade after trade, over and over again, there’s no way you'd want to use that strategy to pick stocks with. Why? Because it's proven to pick bad stocks.
On the other hand, if your strategy did great year after year, trade after trade, over and over again, you'd of course want to use that strategy to pick stocks with. Why? Because it's proven to pick winning stocks.
Of course, this won't preclude you from ever having another losing trade. But if your stock picking strategy picks winners more often than losers, you can feel confident that your next trade will have a high probability of success.
Stock Picking Secrets of the Pros
One of the best ways to begin picking better stocks and doubling your returns is to see what the pros are doing.
Whether you’re a growth investor, or a value investor, prefer fast-paced momentum stocks, or mature dividend-paying income stocks, there are certain rules the experts follow to maximize their gains.
This applies to large-caps and small-caps, biotech and high-tech, ETF’s, stocks under $10, stocks about to surprise, even options, and everything in between.
Regardless of which one fits your personal style of trade, just be sure you’re following proven profitable methods that work, from experts who have demonstrated their ability to beat the market.
The best part about these strategies is that all of the hard work is done for you. There’s no guesswork involved. Just follow the experts and start getting into better stocks on your very next trade.
Roadmap to Success
As you can see, there’s a clear roadmap to success to help you achieve your goal of doubling your stock returns in 2022, and for years to come.
No need to reinvent the wheel. The path has already been created. Now it’s just about doing it.
And there’s never been a better time.
These truly are historic times for the economy and the market.
And historic times bring historic opportunity.
So make sure you’re taking full advantage of it.
Where to Start in Q1
One of the smartest ways to maximize your gains is to find out what the professionals are doing and consider following along.
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These are 4 stocks hand-picked by our experts. Each has strong fundamentals and exceptional growth potential. They’re ideally suited to soar in current trading conditions.
Stock #1: A leading manufacturer developing critical components for self-driving cars, metaverse/virtual reality, and 5G technologies. The stock’s 17.3X forward P/E makes it one of the best value buys in the one of the world’s most in-demand industries.
Stock #2: A large-cap retailer that has skyrocketed +278% since the beginning of the pandemic bounceback. Wall Street firms expect the momentum to continue and keep raising their price targets accordingly.
Stock #3: A disruptive medical stock that’s climbed 11X faster than the rest of the industry as the company grabs more and more market share from legacy providers. After posting record-high quarterly revenues and monster earnings growth, this stock is worth looking into right away.
Stock #4: A power player in the food industry that has thrived despite labor shortages and other pandemic challenges. The stock is attracting investors for both its value and growth characteristics. With 6 straight earnings beats and increasing estimates, Q1 looks to be another exciting quarter.
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Thanks and good trading,
Kevin Matras serves as Executive Vice President of Zacks.com and is responsible for all of its leading products for individual investors. He invites you to download Zacks’ newly released Ultimate Four Special Report.
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