Investors searching for the top penny stocks to watch in 2018will want to take a close look at the three stocks we have on our list today, one of which is the top-performing penny stock of the year, with shares up 513.87% year to date.
But while penny stocks can bring triple-digit returns in a matter of weeks, they are also speculative investments that can see big pullbacks after making large gains.
For instance, VistaGen Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: VTGN) shot up from $0.92 to $2.55 on Dec. 6. Since then, the stock pulled back to $1.02. Investors who bought at $2.55 are sitting on a 60% loss today (Dec. 18).
Now that you know the risks and potential rewards, here are three of thetop penny stocksso far this year.
But for investors looking for a stock with future potential, we’ll also show you our pick for the best small-cap stock to own right now…
Top Penny Stocks to Watch in 2018, No. 3: Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc.(Nasdaq: PIRS) is our other top-performing penny stockfor 2017.
Best Penny Stocks To Watch For 2019: GTx Inc.(GTXI)
- [By Chris Lange]
GTx Inc. (NASDAQ: GTXI) will present additional data demonstrating duration of response following completion of treatment for its Phase 2 proof-of-concept clinical trial evaluating enobosarm 3 mg in postmenopausal women with stress urinary incontinence at the upcoming 2018 American Urological Association meeting on May 18.
Best Penny Stocks To Watch For 2019: Culp, Inc.(CFI)
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Cofound.it (CURRENCY:CFI) traded down 2.1% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 21:00 PM Eastern on May 12th. In the last week, Cofound.it has traded down 21% against the U.S. dollar. One Cofound.it token can currently be purchased for about $0.0769 or 0.00000911 BTC on major exchanges including Liqui, IDEX, HitBTC and Upbit. Cofound.it has a total market capitalization of $25.01 million and approximately $314,252.00 worth of Cofound.it was traded on exchanges in the last day.
Best Penny Stocks To Watch For 2019: Mercury Systems Inc(MRCY)
- [By Max Byerly]
Mercury Systems (NASDAQ: MRCY) and Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and institutional ownership.
- [By Lisa Levin]
Shares of Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) were down 19 percent to $34.7483 as the company posted downbeat Q3 results.
HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF) was down, falling around 13 percent to $40.90 following weaker-than-expected quarterly results.
- [By Steve Symington]
Shares of Mercury Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) were down 10.2% as of 2:20 p.m. EDT Wednesday after the defense electronics contractor announced weaker-than-expected fiscal third-quarter 2018 results.