About Sidharath Gupta

Sidharath’s passion for financial markets and love for words guided his way to become a financial writer. He began his career as an Equity Analyst researching stocks and preparing in-depth research reports. Sidharath is currently pursuing the CFA program to deepen his knowledge of financial analysis and investment strategies.

Sidharath’s daily coverage of the financial markets keeps him on top of key trends, with the goal of helping investors make well-informed decisions.

Recent Articles By Sidharath Gupta

: INFY |  News, Ratings, and Charts

4 Top Stocks to Buy Under $20: Infosys, Manulife Financial, United Microelectronics, and National Energy Services

The broader market for stocks is hovering around all-time highs on investor optimism over a potential vaccine-driven economy recovery and the new U.S. President's proactive approach to battling the pandemic. However, there are certain promising stocks that are still trading at affordable prices. Infosys Limited (INFY), Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC), United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and National Energy Services Reunited (NESR) are examples of such stocks. We think they are well-positioned to deliver market-beating returns over the long haul.
: RIOT |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Better Buy: Riot vs. Hive Blockchain

While bitcoin has pulled back recently, it has generated incredible returns in the past year. The bull-run may be far from over though because the global economy remains weak and investors are increasingly opting for crypto assets as a hedge against inflation. Investors have ridden the cryptocurrency boom largely with stocks like Riot Blockchain (RIOT) and HIVE Blockchain Technologies (HVBTF), two leading players in the crypto space. Both have garnered huge momentum and we think still hold plenty of upside potential. But which of these stocks is a better buy now? Let’s find out.
: VUG |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Like Growth Stocks? Consider Buying These 3 ETFs

Because most COVID-19 pandemic-driven challenges and trends are expected to continue this year, growth stocks should continue to dominate the broader market even if the domestic economy gradually returns to normal with the mass vaccination drive. Therefore, it is reasonable that ETFs that invest in growth stocks, such as Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG), iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (IWF) and Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (VB), could be good additions to one’s portfolio now. Let’s discuss.
: BBL |  News, Ratings, and Charts

4 Top Value Stocks with Huge Potential Upside: BHP Group, Clearwater Paper, Shinhan Financial, and ABM Industries

Value investing strategies have been less popular since the COVID-19 pandemic-driven market correction last year. Growth stocks’ sky-rocketing rally has attracted the attention of most investors. However, an expected economic recovery this year is now shifting investors’ focus away from pricey growth stocks in favor of quality bargains. So, we think it could be wise to snap up undervalued stocks like BHP Group (BBL), Shinhan Financial Group (SHG), ABM Industries (ABM) and Clearwater Paper (CLW) before the market cottons on to their worth.
: MARA |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Better Buy: Marathon Patent Group vs. Canaan

While Bitcoin has experienced a sell-off in the last couple of weeks after hitting its all-time high, cryptocurrencies in general continue to see increased interest from retail and institutional investors. Experts believe that the stock market’s bull-run is far from over because the global economy remains weak. As such, Marathon Patent Group (MARA) and Canaan, Inc. (CAN) — two major players in the crypto space — have garnered huge momentum and are poised to outpace the broader market. But, which of these stocks is a better buy now? Let’s find out.
: PYPL |  News, Ratings, and Charts

3 Buy Rated Fintech Stocks (Not Named PayPal or Square)

Fintech can be counted among the most exciting opportunities in the market currently. The industry is expected to grow at a double-digit clip over the next decade. Two prominent players in the sector – PayPal Holdings (PYPL) and Square (SQ) – generated solid returns in 2020 due to their ability to meet a rising demand for remote transactions. However, lesser-known players like Fiserv (FISV), Global Payments (GPN) and StoneCo (STNE) may be better positioned to soar this year. Let’s take a look.
: CVS |  News, Ratings, and Charts

2 Value Stocks to Consider Buying if the Market Sells-Off: CVS Health and Allstate

The stock market recovered and forged ahead at an impressive pace after a correction last March. Observers now note that broader market indexes are currently trading at their all-time high levels and could possibly take a breather in the near term. We think a market pullback could present an excellent opportunity to buy value stocks like CVS Health (CVS) and Allstate (ALL) that are poised to deliver solid returns based on their strong business models and a COVID-19 vaccine-driven economic recovery. Let’s discuss.
: TXN |  News, Ratings, and Charts

3 Top-Rated Growth Stocks That Pay Dividends: Texas Instruments, Cintas, and Innovative Industrial Properties

While a COVID-19 vaccine-driven economic recovery is expected to boost the performance of growth stocks this year, market uncertainties might continue in the near term. So, it could be wise now to bet on growth stocks that also offer dividends. Texas Instruments (TXN), Cintas Corp. (CTAS), and Innovative Industrial Properties (IIPR) are three such stocks that possess solid revenue and earnings growth potential and offer a steady stream of income through dividend payments. Let’s take a closer look at them.
: MARA |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Are Shares of Marathon Patent Group Stock a Buy on Bitcoin’s Strength?

The price of bitcoin has risen dramatically over the past year, and investors have played this trend well by trading penny stocks of bitcoin miners like Marathon Patent Group (MARA). Even though the stock lost 15% last week due to the recent bitcoin correction, it's still up a massive 2,385% over the past six months. Find out if MARA can continue its strong momentum as bitcoin steadily recovers and returns to its highs.
: UMC |  News, Ratings, and Charts

2 Underperforming Tech Stocks Poised for a Rebound: Paychex and Akamai

Technology stocks have been the primary drivers of the market’s momentum over the last year and there is little doubt that most of them are now overpriced. However, there are a few names whose stock prices have not skyrocketed but are fundamentally strong. Paychex (PAYX) and Akamai Technologies (AKAM) are two such stocks we believe. They underperformed the broader market last year but could offer intriguing returns this year.
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