Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), American Tower (NYSE:AMT), Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) – The Winning Trio
The mobile and wireless provision market provides a wide variety of companies that one can invest in. due to a range of choices, a potential investor might find it hard to choose the one that is best suited to them. However, analysts every now and then put together a list that favors investments. The top three mobile stocks that analysts seem to be taken to are listed below:
Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) seem to have topped the list. The primary mobile chipmaker’s dominance is quite obvious over a period of several years and it seems highly unlikely that there are any chances that it will slowdown. This is due to the significant role its patents play in its success. These markup from 8% to 21% of the integral patents on 4G network technology. There are only few that contend in the 4G category. Hence, this partiality on its part makes Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) the leader in the wireless technology market for next-generation.
These patents not only help the company with developing its own enhanced line of services, but also bring in improved revenue every year. For its 2014 licensing agreements, the company earned a whopping $7.9 billion. The total revenue for licensing agreements sums at a hefty $22.4 billion for the past three financial years. Nearly 64% of this yield has been invested in the research and development sector, which is a resultant of a virtuous cycle. Hence, these investments help in developing newer technologies that in turn produce good returns.
The Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) wireless chip is also a leading infrastructure in the market and enables the company to control more than half the cellular baseband chip market. None of its rivals even own more than 15% of the market share. In addition, the company also leads the integrated application processors’ market that embed graphic processing units with 42% share. It acquires 53% of the overall mobile processor market in terms of revenue generated this year.
American Tower (NYSE:AMT) is a leading brand in the tower management market. Hence, it is a safe stock to invest in, as it is subject to the radio-signal services demand. It may seem quite competitive in the smartphone and carrier service market, this submarket doesn’t host stiff competition. Long time contenders, such as American Tower (NYSE:AMT) are several steps ahead of rivals.
The company provides its services to several major carrier services. The company focuses on investing generated revenues in expansion ventures. This is what makes it a safe bet.
Another mobile stock that is a safe investment is Twitter (NYSE:TWTR). Being a mobile service since day one, the fast flowing messaging app that fits the bill for today’s fast paced environment. The company continues to grow and ventures in to various supporting branched businesses that help draw in enhanced revenue for reinvestment into expansion and innovation.
As the company continues to build itself into a stronger infrastructure, with users adding up day by day; Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) is fast becoming a brand that all shareholders will feel safe to invest in.