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Fabian Lorenz

  • Small-Caps
  • Micro-Caps

For more than twenty years, the Cologne native has been intensively involved with the stock market, both professionally and privately. He is particularly passionate about national and international small and micro caps.

He first came into contact with the stock market and shares during his banking apprenticeship. After completing this in 2000, he gained his first journalistic experience in the editorial department of a financial portal. During his subsequent studies in business administration, he also worked in the area of investor relations.

Since then, he has remained true to the capital markets and is excited to report on every newly discovered interesting story - as well as on long-standing success stories.


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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on December 19th, 2022 | 13:57 CET

BioNTech top, Morphosys flop and Defence Therapeutics takeover candidate?

  • Biotechnology
  • vaccine
  • Cancer

Biotech shares are volatile. Investors were reminded of this again just last week. Moderna shares initially rose by almost 30%, only to fall back by around 10% towards the weekend. But overall, the mood in the biotech segment was positive. Moderna reported positive study results on a combination therapy of a Moderna cancer vaccine and the tumor drug pembrolizumab from Merck & Co. At BioNTech, two buy recommendations and the expansion in Asia created a good mood. This mood has also prevailed at Defence Therapeutics for several weeks. The Canadians reported positive study results against tumors, and their Accum technology delivers what it promises, in which case mRNA specialists such as Moderna, BioNTech and Co. should be interested in a cooperation or even acquisition. In contrast, Morphosys slides to a new multi-year low.

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on December 15th, 2022 | 12:05 CET

E-car boom in Germany: BYD, Plug Power and dynaCERT are profiteers of the energy transition

  • Hydrogen
  • fuelcell
  • Investments

The trend toward e-cars continues. In November 2022, 260,512 passenger cars were newly registered in Germany (source: kba.de). That represents an increase of 31% compared to the previous year. New registrations of electric passenger cars (BEV) increased disproportionately by 44% to 57,980 units. Significantly, Tesla's Model 3 was the most-registered car in the mid-size segment, while the Porsche Taycan was the most-registered car in the luxury segment - across all drive types. The trend toward electromobility should continue in the coming year. That is also when BYD plans to shake up the market in Europe. As a result, the excitement for shareholders is rising. The same applies to Plug Power and dynaCERT. Both are facing milestones in 2023 that should catapult share prices to new heights.

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on December 14th, 2022 | 12:02 CET

Bayer, BioNTech, Auxico Resources: 200% price gain possible?

  • Mining
  • Commodities
  • RareEarths
  • Biotechnology

With lower than expected inflation in the US, the year-end rally has picked up speed. Could the recession be off after all, or at least short-lived? This would likely boost the stock market in the coming year as well. Today we look at three stocks with potential that benefit from global trends and less from developments in Germany. In the case of Bayer, Bernstein Research has outed itself as a super bull. The global agricultural business should continue to run strong. Auxico Resources is positioning itself as a trader of rare earths and critical raw materials. Revenues are expected to jump significantly in the coming year, and analysts say the stock could triple. BioNTech could finally break out of the sideways trend it has been in since early 2022. The new combination vaccine and the cancer pipeline give hope.

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on December 8th, 2022 | 09:09 CET

Shares: Buy FlatexDegiro now? Uniper gambles, Aspermont before multiplication and Nel ASA?

  • Fintech
  • Investments

FlatexDegiro's revenue and profit warning has shocked shareholders. In just three trading days, it went down by about 40%. Is it now worthwhile to enter again? Analysts have a clear opinion. Can the Uniper share price halve? Analysts believe this is possible. In addition, the upcoming Extraordinary General Meeting promises to be exciting. In contrast, the media company and fintech Aspermont is doing well operationally. Therefore, analysts believe that a price multiplication is possible. The share prices of Nel and Plug Power are currently weak. Analysts are confident but currently surprisingly quiet.

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on December 7th, 2022 | 10:46 CET

Bayer, BYD, TubeSolar: Stocks for the year-end rally and beyond?

  • Solar
  • photovoltaics
  • Electromobility

Investors are currently positioning themselves for the year-end rally. To that end, today, we look at three exciting and very different stocks. BYD has become Tesla's biggest competitor. But the "honeymoon" for electric vehicles in China is coming to an end, analysts say. What is the story? Bayer has increasingly emerged from the shadow of the glyphosate issue this year. Analysts continue to see upside potential for the DAX company. Just like the new German solar hopeful TubeSolar. If the energy turnaround is to succeed, companies like this are needed. After all, the Augsburg-based company is convincing with its innovative technology and could achieve rapid sales growth in the coming years - does this also apply to the share price?

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on December 1st, 2022 | 11:55 CET

Comeback stocks: Nel, Aurora Cannabis, Barrick Gold, Tocvan Ventures

  • Mining
  • Gold
  • Hydrogen
  • Cannabis

Gold, cannabis and hydrogen could be among the top trends of the coming year - also on the stock market. Due to full order books, Nel could be poised for a comeback in 2023. At least sales are already secured until mid-2024. Now, all that is left is to cut the loss to reach analysts' price targets. Aurora Cannabis has largely completed its turnaround and is also hoping for legalization in Europe and the US. Driven by a strong gold price, mining stocks have already jumped. Now exploration companies should follow. Tocvan Ventures is one of them. And with the gold explorer, investors can look forward to a regular news flow in the coming year. Are the three candidates comeback stocks in 2023?

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on November 30th, 2022 | 13:31 CET

Biotech stocks in focus: Morphosys, Evotec, Bayer, BioNxt Solutions

  • Biotechnology
  • Cancer
  • Investments

Biotech stocks have struggled in 2022. In Germany, BioNTech has overtaken the previous heavyweights Morphosys and Evotec in record time. Morphosys shocked investors with data on its Alzheimer's hope. Analysts lowered their thumbs, and short-sellers discovered the stock for themselves. Evotec has been quiet this year. Analysts think the valuation is attractive, but meeting earnings guidance in the current year is not a given. BioNxt shares have jumped recently, and if the positive newsflow continues into 2023, a re-rating is possible. At Bayer, the pharmaceuticals division is also developing positively. Conclusion: investors should position themselves for the biotech year 2023.

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on November 24th, 2022 | 12:40 CET

New year, rising prices? BASF, BioNTech and Manuka Resources - Shares in check

  • Mining
  • Commodities
  • Biotechnology
  • chemicals

As the stock market year 2022 draws to a close, we look ahead to 2023. New year, rising prices? That is what many stock market players are hoping for. The chances are that we will see rising indices again with the end of interest rate hikes in the coming year. Today, we look at three companies likely to attract attention in 2023. At BioNTech, the research pipeline is full to bursting, and there are numerous study results to come. BASF is attractive due to its low valuation and high dividend yield. However, analysts warn of a write-off risk. Manuka Ressources convinces with a profitable core business, and an exciting project in the field of critical raw materials could lead to a revaluation.

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on November 23rd, 2022 | 11:43 CET

China causes a bang in Qatar: Opportunity for Nel ASA, Plug Power, First Hydrogen, ITM Power

  • Hydrogen
  • greenhydrogen

Germany wanted to secure liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar to reduce its dependence on Russia. But now China is digging in and securing LNG supplies from the emirate for the next 27 years. During this time, 108 million tons are to be supplied. Germany only wanted to commit for 5 years. While this does not necessarily take the German government's deal off the table, it does show that gas supplies will continue to be anything but secure or cheap in the future. And it shows how vital hydrogen will be in the future and that policymakers must push for its promotion because hydrogen from renewable energies can at least partially replace natural gas. Companies like Nel ASA, Plug Power and First Hydrogen can benefit from this. In 2022, however, only First Hydrogen was convincing.

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on November 18th, 2022 | 10:15 CET

Shares of Nordex, BYD, and Almonty Industries: Winners of the energy transition

  • Mining
  • Tungsten
  • Electromobility

The energy turnaround is becoming unbearable. But it will take time for the world to switch to renewable energies in private and public life. Today, we take a look at three winning stocks. Among them is BYD. The Chinese carmaker has switched to hybrid and all-electric vehicles and is on track to take Tesla's place as the leading electric carmaker. The first three models for Germany have now been confirmed. At Nordex, sentiment is improving. The share price has jumped, and a large order gives hope. However, wind turbines and batteries cannot be manufactured without raw materials such as tungsten. Now a German research house has taken a closer look at Almonty Industries. The share is on the verge of a revaluation and has a price potential of 100%.

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