8 Fast-Growing Industries to Invest in Right Now

This post was originally published on this site

With strong underlying industries to help support sales growth over the long haul, all of these companies are worth putting on your watchlist. But investors should keep in mind that industry-wide trends can change. Even more, company-specific dynamics can make one company a better investment than another. Therefore, while these all look like industries worth investing in, investors should do their due diligence before jumping in and buying a company specifically because it operates in a given industry.

In addition, investors should keep in mind that though a company may be operating in an industry or is making investments to expand in a particular segment, exposure to industry tailwinds likely varies dramatically from company to company.

John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, an Amazon subsidiary, is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. Suzanne Frey, an executive at Alphabet, is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. Teresa Kersten is an employee of LinkedIn and is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. LinkedIn is owned by Microsoft. Daniel Sparksowns shares of Square and Tesla. The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Alphabet (A shares), Alphabet (C shares), Amazon, Intuitive Surgical, iRobot, Nvidia, Pandora Media, Salesforce.com, Shopify, Square, and Tesla. The Motley Fool has the following options: short September 2018 $80 calls on Square and long September 2018 $55 puts on Square. The Motley Fool recommends Zendesk. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.