Investing in Drones With a Drone IPO From MOTA Group

October 8. 2016. 4 mins read

Drones are becoming more common place because of advances in lithium battery technology, HD video, stronger/lighter materials, and a general awareness of just how fun they can be to play with. Investors are being attracted to this space because of the tremendous rates of growth that are forecasted for consumer and commercial drones. The fact is though, there aren’t that many pure play stocks for retail investors to participate in. Here are a few we’ve talked about in the past:

  • AgEagle Aerial Systems (NASDAQ:UAVS) – These guys filed for an IPO that didn’t generate much attention and it appears that they didn’t attract enough interest since the company is still private.
  • AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) – This is a “small” $534 million company that sells military drones. As we pointed out in our article on AVAV, military drones are not on the same growth trajectory as consumer/commercial drones.
  • Parrot SA (EPA:PARRO) – This is a small pure-play drone stock (mainly consumer drones) but they’ve lost -78% of their share price value in the past year which tells us something is wrong.

We also wrote about a few OTC drone companies here and here th

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