3 Overlooked Stocks Ready to Capture the Market by Storm


  • Each of these overlooked stocks has an edgy approach to leveraging its strengths and resources to capitalize on emerging leads.
  • Unisys (UIS): Focuses on expanding relationships with existing clients, leading to considerable growth in new business signings.
  • SurgePays (SURG): Demonstrates operational edge and cost management, reflected in a rapid increase in the bottom-line.
  • Nkarta (NKTX): Strategically collaborates with Lupus Therapeutics, leveraging specialized resources and expertise to accelerate clinical trial enrollment.
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Some overlooked stocks remain obscure and wait for astute investors to spot them. This happens even in the middle of Wall Street’s busy trading floors and the digital chaos of online investing platforms. Within the rapidly evolving banking industry, where the newest market darlings often make headlines, three unsung heroes are discreetly laying the groundwork for their rise to fame.

All three companies are on the verge of something extraordinary—the first with its unwavering dedication to client satisfaction and strategic growth initiatives. The second one is skillfully and innovatively navigating the dynamic world of telecommunications. The third one is leading the way in biotechnology through innovative research and strategic partnerships. Despite differences in method and industry, their stories are united by tenacity, inventiveness and resolve.

Explore the stories behind these underappreciated stocks, revealing the complex tactics and gripping backstories highlighting their ascent to market dominance. Explore these unsung heroes and examine the plethora of chances they provide to shrewd investors prepared to go beyond the well-traveled road of mainstream stocks.

Unisys (UIS)

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In 2023, Unisys (NYSE:UIS) showed high customer loyalty by renewing 96% of contracts with a total contract value (TCV) of over $1 million. This high rate of renewals shows how happy and confident customers are with Unisys’ offerings. Additionally, the company’s emphasis on strengthening ties with current customers led to a notable increase in the signing of new business. New business TCV increased by 18% year-over-year (YoY) for the year. This demonstrates Unisys’ capacity to capitalize on its current clientele to generate new business.

Furthermore, Unisys’ pipeline saw notable expansion, especially in the Ex-L&S category, where new business pipeline growth was 19% YoY. The company’s marketing initiatives, such as its digital marketing campaigns, helped it become more well-known and visible to partners, clients and industry analysts. Relationships with consulting companies and improved ranks in analyst surveys further bolstered Unisys’ market position and prospects for gaining new business.

In addition, Unisys strategically invested in innovation to grow its portfolio of next-generation technologies and enhance its products tailored to certain industries. Lastly, Projects like Unisys logistics optimization show the company’s dedication to creating innovative solutions that meet changing customer demands. 

SurgePays (SURG)

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In 2023, SurgePays (NASDAQ:SURG) generated $137.1 million in sales, an 11% YoY rise. One of SurgePays’ core strengths fueling its potential for quick expansion is its ability to increase revenue steadily. A key factor in revenue development was the diversification of revenue streams. This is derived mainly by offering low-income consumers mobile broadband and cell phone services. There was a 34% rise in income from this sector, demonstrating SurgePays’ capability to target particular market niches and meet the demands of underbanked consumers.

After reporting a net loss of $0.7 million the year before, SurgePays recorded a net income of $20.6 million for 2023, indicating a substantial increase in financial performance. As a result of improved liquidity, the company’s cash position climbed to $14.6 million as of 2023. This is up from $7 million at year’s end in 2022.

SurgePays’ attainment of positive net income is a significant turning point in its financial trajectory. This signifies a departure from prior losses and demonstrates the company’s capacity to produce long-term profits from its activities. The higher cash balance lays a solid basis for the company’s next growth and development plans. 

Nkarta (NKTX)

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Nkarta (NASDAQ:NKTX) strategically broadened its pipeline into autoimmune diseases, including lupus nephritis (LN), providing a substantial growth possibility. Thanks to the FDA’s clearance of the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for NKX019 in LN, Nkarta is now allowed to investigate the therapeutic potential of its modified NK cell treatment in a new therapeutic area.

Furthermore, the introduction of NKX019 into autoimmune illnesses is consistent with Nkarta’s goal of broadening the scope of its pipeline. Furthermore, scholarly research has shown that CD19-directed cell therapy leads to sustained, complete responses in patients with severe, refractory autoimmune diseases, reinforcing the viability of targeting lymph nodes as a therapeutic strategy.

Additionally, NKX019’s development in LN may accelerate through Nkarta’s strategic agreement with Lupus Therapeutics. Notably, Lupus Therapeutics is the clinical research affiliate of the Lupus Research Alliance. Lupus Therapeutics’ vast network and edge in researching autoimmune diseases will be instrumentalized. Through this, Nkarta can facilitate the enrollment of clinical trials. Therefore, this can also improve patient recruitment and provide access to specialist resources.

Finally, NKX019’s scheduled clinical dosage commencement in refractory LN patients during H1 2024 is a step forward for clinical validation and possible commercialization. 

On the date of publication, Yiannis Zourmpanos did not hold (either directly or indirectly) any positions in the securities mentioned in this article. The opinions expressed in this article are those of the writer, subject to the InvestorPlace.com Publishing Guidelines.

Yiannis Zourmpanos is the founder of Yiazou Capital Research, a stock-market research platform designed to elevate the due diligence process through in-depth business analysis.

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