5 Best Beginner Stocks to Invest in Right Now

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In this article we discuss the 5 best beginner stocks to invest in right now. If you want to read our detailed analysis of these stocks, go directly to the 10 Best Beginner Stocks to Invest in Right Now.

5. Visa Inc. (NYSE: V

Number of Hedge Fund Holders: 164

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) stands fifth on our list of the best beginner stocks to invest in now. The company is based in America and has operations in over 200 countries. Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) draws the attention of the new investors because of the consistent growth it has shown over the years. In Q2 2021, the company generated $5.7 billion in revenues or $1.38 per share. 

V stock has climbed back, growing 18.6% in the past year. The company also pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share, with a dividend yield of 0.55%. 

At the end of Q1 2021, 164 hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey hold positions in the company, compared with 166 funds in the quarter earlier. 

ClearBridge Investments published its first-quarter 2021 investor letter and mentioned why they sold its Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) position. Here is what the investment management firm has to say: 

“To make room for these new names with more attractive outlooks related to the reopening, we sold out of companies where the thesis is not playing out at the pace we expected including Visa.”

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