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Now is a great time to start building a portfolio of growth stocks to simply hold on to for the next decade. Three industry-leading companies that I think will continue their growth trends are Spotify (NYSE: SPOT), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE: TSM), and Topgolf Callaway (NYSE: MODG). No company has been more critical in the recovery of the music business than Spotify.
Guggenheim today upgraded Spotify (NYSE:SPOT) to Buy from Neutral, with a price target of $155 vs. the prior $120. The firm said the decision hinges on its estimates of the company's subscription plan price increases and its cost management outlook.