Top 5 Trending Stocks on FTSE 100 in 2020

The year 2020 has brought with it several possibilities as far as value creation potential on the London Stock Exchange is concerned. The previous few years have a period of turmoil due to the uncertainties regarding the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union. Brexit, as it is popularly known, will bring about new business realignments and extinguish old ones. There are several companies which have already started to show signs of significant price rise as 2020 has dawned, raising hopes among investors of a highly rewarding 2020 year ahead.

Below is a list of 5 trending stocks on the London Stock Exchange for the month of January 2020 belonging to FTSE 100.

  1. JD Sports Fashion Plc -JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON: JD.) is a United Kingdom domiciled General Retailers company. Headquartered in Bury, the company provides casual wear and sportswear using online and offline modes. The company has its operations in 19 territories globally with more than 700 stores.

Performance at the London Stock Exchange

Source – Thomson Reuters (one-month price chart)

On 20 January 2020 at the time of writing of this report the company’s shares on the London Stock Exchange were trading at GBX 868.00.

The shares of the company during the past 52 weeks of trading at the London Stock Exchange have registered a 52-week high of GBX 890.00 while also registering a 52-week low of GBX 430.00. The company has a market capitalisation of £8.51 billion on the London Stock Exchange at the time of writing this report on 20 January 2020. In last one month, the shares have generated a positive return of +6.46 % and also a return of +4.37 % return on year to date basis.

  1. Flutter Entertainment Plc– Flutter Entertainment Plc (LON: FLTR) is a Dublin-based company, which provide a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment. The company’s online transactions of 3 billion, i.e. equivalent of 6000 per minute, have 6 million active clients in more than 100 countries, and 8,000 employees across 16 offices and more than 620 retail shops. The company is differentiated into four division: online, Australia, US, and retail.

Performance at the London Stock Exchange

Source – Thomson Reuters (one-month price chart)

On 20 January 2020 at the time of writing of this report the company’s shares on the London Stock Exchange were trading at GBX 9134.00.

The shares of the company during the past 52 weeks of trading at the London Stock Exchange have registered a 52-week high of GBX 9,532.00 while also registering a 52-week low of GBX 5,390.00. The company has a market capitalisation of £ 7.10 billion on the London Stock Exchange at the time of writing this report on 20 January 2020. In last one month, the shares have generated a positive return of +2.42 % and also a return of -1.71 % return on year to date basis

  1. Aveva Group Plc – AVEVA Group Plc (LON: AVV) is a United Kingdom domiciled software and computer service provider. Incorporated in 1967 and is headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom. The company’s main business is providing engineering, design and information management software with geographical presence in the Asia Pacific, Americas and Europe and EMEA

 

Performance at the London Stock Exchange

Source – Thomson Reuters (one-month price chart)

On 20 January 2020 at the time of writing of this report the company’s shares on the London Stock Exchange were trading at GBX 4,990.00.

The shares of the company during the past 52 weeks of trading at the London Stock Exchange have registered a 52-week high of GBX 5,115.00 while also registering a 52-week low of GBX 2,694.00 . The company has a market capitalisation of £8.16 billion on the London Stock Exchange at the time of writing this report on 20 January 2020. In last one month, the shares have generated a positive return of +10.32 % and also a return of +8.57 % return on year to date basis

  1. Antofagasta Plc– Antofagasta Plc (LON: ANTO) is a Chilean company primarily engaged in activities related to exploration, evaluation and mining of copper in that country. The company was incorporated in the year 1888 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. The company’s business is divided into two divisions, being mining and transportation. The mining segment is further divided into different segments based on the exploration activities and mines of the company.

Performance at the London Stock Exchange

Source – Thomson Reuters (one-month price chart)

On 20 January 2020 at the time of writing of this report the company’s shares on the London Stock Exchange were trading at GBX 973.40.

The shares of the company during the past 52 weeks of trading at the London Stock Exchange have registered a 52-week high of GBX 1,026.00 while also registering a 52-week low of GBX 768.80. The company has a market capitalisation of £9.70 billion on the London Stock Exchange at the time of writing this report on 20 January 2020. In last one month, the shares have generated a positive return of +3.86 % and also a return of +7.33 % return on year to date basis

  1. Informa Plc – Informa Plc (LON: INF) is a United Kingdom domiciled international events, intelligence and scholarly research and publishing group which deliver intelligence-based products, data-driven services and research for specialist customer communities in more than 30 countries. Headquartered in London the operations of the company are differentiated in five operating segments: Informa Intelligence, Informa Connect, Informa Markets, Taylor & Francis, and Informa Tech.

Performance at the London Stock Exchange

Source – Thomson Reuters (one-month price chart)

On 20 January 2020 at the time of writing of this report the company’s shares on the London Stock Exchange were trading at GBX 854.00.

The shares of the company during the past 52 weeks of trading at the London Stock Exchange have registered a 52-week high of GBX 900.80 while also registering a 52-week low of GBX 660.20. The company has a market capitalisation of £10.81 billion on the London Stock Exchange at the time of writing this report on 20 January 2020. In last one month, the shares have generated a positive return of +4.78 % and also a return of +0.77 % return on year to date basis