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A stock-ing filler: massive market cap ADRs, biotechs, and ETFs

Sam Poullain

December 8, 2020

Sam Poullain

Including SAP, Credit Suisse, Ryanair, Trivago

An early stock filler has arrived on your Freetrade app.

This week, we’ve added 70 brand new stocks and ETFs, including some huge names listed on the American stock market.

Let’s dive straight into your stocking.

European giants 

These massive European-based companies are listed in the US markets as American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which means they are dual-listed in a home market and the US:

  • SAP — $SAP — German multinational enterprise software for managing business operations and customer relations.
  • Orange — $ORAN — French multinational telecoms company, best known for its mobile network 
  • Credit Suisse Group — $CS — Switzerland headquartered global investment and wealth management group
  • Telefonica — $TEF — Spanish multinational operating one of the world’s largest telcos

And two huge travel companies:

  • Ryanair — $RYAAY — Europe’s largest airline by passenger numbers
  • Trivago — $TRVG — the hotel search and booking site, with listings around the world

Asian firms

Also dual-listed are the following companies:

  • China Life Insurance — $LFC — a life insurance giant with a market cap of $150bn at the time of writing.
  • AU Optronics Corp — $AUOTY — Taiwan-based provider of optoelectronic solutions.

Brand new ETFs

17 new ETFs have arrived, including a couple for everyone on the free plan:

  • iShares Bloomberg RS Commodity Swap — £ROLG 
  • iShares MSCI Target ETF — £UKRE — This ETF aims to measure the performance of the UK real estate market through exposure to UK Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT stocks), property companies and more. This ETF pays out the income.

And 15 ETFs and stocks exclusive for Plus members, including:

  • Argo Blockchain — £ARB — This company leases data centres in North America to mine cryptocurrencies, namely Bitcoin and Zcash.
  • Xtrackers DAX UCITS — £XDAX — This ETF aims to track the performance of the DAX Index, which reflects the performance of the shares of 30 of the largest and most actively traded companies on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
  • WT Battery Solutions — £CHRG — This ETF seeks to track the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses of the WisdomTree Battery Solutions Index. The index tracks the performance of companies involved in battery and energy storage solutions, from raw materials, to manufacturing, to enablers to emerging tech.

View the full list of 75 stocks and ETFs on the forum.

This should not be read as personal investment advice and individual investors should make their own decisions or seek independent advice. This article has not been prepared in accordance with legal requirements designed to promote the independence of investment research and is considered a marketing communication.

When you invest, your capital is at risk. The value of your portfolio can go down as well as up and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.

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