We Discuss the Most Popular Stocks for Millennials and Gen Z Investors (Including Stock Price Targets) for September 2021
Stocks associated with Millennials and Gen Z investors are often billed as momentum ideas. There are several companies, however, that Millennials and Gen Z investors love that are not only great value but also companies that these investors often frequent for casual wear and sneaker pick ups.
In this article we discuss a few of the current great bargains that are attractive to young investors in the stock market.
All companies were identified using the Simple Investing Success stock screener, which scans for companies meeting our simple criteria of cheap and good, using simple metrics for discount and valuation.
Top Stock for Millennials and Gen Z Investors (September 2021)
Let’s take a closer look at each company.
- Earnings Yield: 11.32%
- 52-week range: $5.83 – $16.92
- Analyst Price target: $19.48
- Price/Free Cash Flow: 3.17
- Price/Sales: 0.85
- Price/Earnings: 11.02
Tilly’s is a retailer that specializes in casual apparel, footwear, accessories, and hard-goods for young men and women in the US. Its merchandise includes casual apparel and accessories as well as backpacks, hats, sunglasses, small electronics and jewelry.
The company currently operates 238 stores in 33 US states and also sells its merchandise through its e-commerce website, tillys.com. Tilly’s was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Irvine, California. The current CEO is Edmond Thomas.
The current YTD return for Tilly’s is 97.95%.
- Earnings Yield: 26.11%
- 52-week range: $26.91 – $52.00
- Analyst Price target: $53.07
- Price/Free Cash Flow: 8.86
- Price/Sales: 1.07
- Price/Earnings: 8.71
Zumiez is a specialty retailer of apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women. The retailer also sells hard-goods like skateboards, snowboards, and other sporting equipment. The company currently operates 722 stores (602 stores in the US, 52 in Canada, 54 stores in Europe, and 14 stores in Australia).
Zumiez also operates the e-commerce websites zumiez.com, zumiez.ca, blue-tomato.com, and fasttimes.com.au. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Lynnwood, Washington. The current CEO is Richard Brooks.
The current YTD return for Zumiez is 12.45%.
Citi Trends (CTRN)
- Earnings Yield: 20.53%
- 52-week range: $24.21 – $111.44
- Analyst Price target: $92.31
- Price/Free Cash Flow: 7.84
- Price/Sales: 1.01
- Price/Earnings: 10.89
Citi Trends is a value-priced retailer that focuses on apparel, accessories, and home goods. Through it’s retail stores, the company offers sportswear, footwear, scrubs for medical professionals and school uniforms. The company also provides accessories and beauty products like handbags, luggage and jewelry.
Citi Trends currently operates 585 stores in urban and rural markets in 33 US states. It was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Savannah, Georgia. The current CEO is David Makuen.
The current YTD return for Citi Trends is 59.52%.
Foot Locker (FL)
- Earnings Yield: 19.68%
- 52-week range: $31.41 – $66.71
- Analyst Price target: $64.19
- Price/Free Cash Flow: 8.24
- Price/Sales: 0.68
- Price/Earnings: 5.07
Foot Locker operates as an apparel and athletic footwear retailer. The company sells athletic footwear, apparel, accessories, equipment, and licensed team merchandise. It operates under the following brand names / stores: Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports, Eastbay, Footaction, Runners Point, and Sidestep.
The company currently operates 2,911 retail stores in 27 countries across the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. The company also operates 134 franchised stores in the Middle East. Foot Locker makes it’s merchandise available through various e-commerce sites and mobile apps as well.
The company was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in New York, New York. The current CEO is Richard Johnson.
The current YTD return for Foot Locker is 19.26%.
We hope you enjoyed this list of the top stocks for Millennials and Gen Z investors. Be sure to add these picks to your Robinhood Watch List and if you haven’t done so already, check in on the performance of our Current Portfolio. Keep it simple and always do your due diligence.