The Hottest Stocks of 2021

The stock market has been turned upside down and shaken in the last year with 2020 on a crazy bullish run following a new-pandemic drop that had everyone in a panic. Then, with the help of Reddit, Twitter, TikTok, and other social media channels, young investors decided they had enough of “traditional” Wall Street and its corporations and one-percenters having all of the pie. Using social media, these renegades of investing have been driving prices and making the stock market the Wild Wild West.
You’ve been hearing about some of these companies on the news. Here’s a brief rundown of the most-talked-about stocks of 2021.

NVIDIA

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This tech company creates processing units and artificial intelligence used in gaming, mobile computing, and automotive industries.
  • Founded: 1993
  • Ticker: NVD
  • IPO: $12 in 1999
  • Dividends: Quarterly
  • Stock price: $648.40*
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy NVIDIA stock.

Walt Disney Co.

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This Blue Chip company is behind theme parks, hotels, cruise lines, and a huge entertainment market. It owns the Star Wars and Marvel franchises and operates a lucrative streaming network, Disney+.
  • Founded: 1923
  • Ticker: DIS
  • IPO: $13.88 in 1957
  • Dividends: Semi-annual
  • Stock price: $179.02
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy Disney stock.

Apple

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The personal computer and IT giant behind Macintosh computers, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple Pay, and consumer products is currently working on an electric car.
  • Founded: 1976
  • Ticker: AAPL
  • IPO: $22 in 1980
  • Dividends: Annual
  • Stock price: $125.09
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy Apple stock.

Nio

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Nio is a Chinese-held company competing against Tesla to win the electric vehicle wars – at a price easier for new investors to get in on.
  • Founded: 2014
  • Ticker: NIO
  • IPO: $11.50 in 2018
  • Dividends: None
  • Stock price: $38.78
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy Nio stock.

Boeing

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The air, space, and defense manufacturer has long-held government contracts around the world. If you have flown on a commercial flight, you most likely have touched a Boeing product. In fact, the company created United Airlines.
  • Founded: 1916
  • Ticker: BA
  • IPO: $0.8230 in 1962
  • Dividends: Ceased dividends
  • Stock price: $246.85
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy Boeing stock.

GameStop

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This meme stock has garnered its attention due to Redditors pushing back at Wall Street. The video game retailer seemed on the verge of death but is moving into the streaming video game market.
  • Founded: 1984
  • Ticker: GME
  • IPO: $18 in 2002
  • Dividends: Ceased dividends
  • Stock price: $227.50
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy GameStop stock.

Amazon

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What began as an online bookstore has become the No. 1 retailer in the country, selling practically anything and everything under the sun – often with overnight delivery through Amazon Prime. It’s also a large entertainment business with its streaming music and movie channels, and it’s entering the electric vehicles market.
  • Founded: 1994
  • Ticker: AMZN
  • IPO: $18 in 1997
  • Dividends: None
  • Stock price: $3,232.66
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy Amazon stock, including fractional shares.

Microsoft

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As the leader of personal computer operating systems (Windows), this IT company is a Blue Chip stock with its reach in electronics, software, and computers wrapping around the world.
Founded: 1975 Ticker: MSFT IPO: $21 in 1986 Dividends: Quarterly Stock price: $250.38
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy Microsoft stock.

AMC Entertainment

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Anti-Wall Streeters gave AMC a boost and turned the entertainment company into a hot meme stock in 2021. Its movie theater business is said to be expanding into streaming to compete in the industry.
  • Founded: 1920
  • Ticker: AMC
  • IPO: $18 in 2013
  • Dividends: Suspended
  • Stock price: $25.98
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy AMC stock.

Tesla Inc.

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Elon Musk’s electric car explosion has made Tesla one of the biggest stocks, hitting a record high at the end of 2020, 10 years after it debuted.
  • Founded: 2003
  • Ticker: TSLA
  • IPO: $18 in 2010
  • Dividends: None
  • Stock price: $628.89
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy Tesla stock.

Palantir

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Debuting in late 2020, this bullish software company’s business is big data analytics and provides AI and counter-terrorism tools for government agencies.
  • Founded: 2003
  • Ticker: PLTR
  • IPO: $22 in 2020
  • Dividends: None
  • Stock price: $22.90
Read all the details you need to know about how to buy Palantir stock.

Online brokerages to buy these stocks

Free and low-cost online platforms make it easier to buy these stocks today. Here are two of our favorites.

Stash

Offering thousands of stocks and ETFs, including fractional options, Stash offers three account types ranging from $1 to $9 per month. Deposit $5 and you'll receive another $5 from Stash – with plenty of stocks at $1 or less in which to choose. However, there is no opening deposit required to open an account. It does not offer a robo-advisor option.

Robinhood

Perfect for beginners, Robinhood is a free trading platform with no fees needed. This Instant account doesn't charge commission on trades but does have fees for trading activity and SEC charges. The platform, which doesn't require a minimum to open an account, provides fractional share options.
Stock price as of May 28, 2021.

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