As South African investors who are focussed on the JSE, one of the areas we lack any real exposure to is the lucrative is the lucrative gaming and technology markets. One of the benefits of looking at the international markets, is the opportunity to look at businesses which service this customer segment.
One of these stocks is Nintendo which is down 12.5% over the past 12 months.
The team from the Motley Fool have put together these series of videos looking at the investment case for Nintendo:
Is Nintendo the Most Overlooked Video Game Stock?
The company may own some of the most recognizable intellectual property in videogames, but it’s stock sometimes flies under the radar. That’s at least partly because the company trades on the Tokyo and Osaka stock exchanges making it a bit challenging to buy for investors in the United States.
Is Nintendo the Hottest Stock in Gaming?
While U.S.-based video game companies like Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts have delivered phenomenal returns for investors, they’re not the only names in gaming stocks. Nintendo (NASDAQOTH: NTDOY) has surged from its lows in 2017 following the unprecedented success of its Switch console.
Nintendo Switch: The Key to Nintendo’s Turnaround
The company had just failed with its Wii U and its prospects for success in the market looked dim.
Switch, however, changed the game. It’s not a traditional console. Instead, it’s a unique console that’s also portable which changed the business prospects for the company reversing an eight-year slide in revenue.