Winning Cybersecurity Stocks From Q1 Earnings

Cybersecurity Budgets are Expanding in 2022

Enterprise spending is expected to increase in 2022 from the previous year, according to Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) surveys. Considering the level of cloud spending in both 2020 and 2021, an increase on already high budgets is impressive. The CISO survey states that 44% increase budgets to increase in 2022 compared to 41% in 2021 and only 2% expect a decrease compared to 6% the previous year.

Cybersecurity Stocks Report Strong Q1 Earnings

We had stated on Fox Business News that a small cohort of companies emerged this past quarter to increase the top line while also reporting narrowing losses on the bottom line. We feel not losing site of opportunities during selloffs is how generational wealth is built.

Chart showing cybersecurity stocks strong Q1 earnings
Source: YCharts and Investor Relations (I/O Fund)
Chart showing cybersecurity companies EPS
(I/O Fund)

Conclusion:

Cybersecurity is a top priority in budgets and the results are showing up. We found a strong pattern with cybersecurity stocks sustaining growth rates and strong bottom lines this quarter. The cybersecurity sector overwhelmingly beat estimates compared to other sectors within tech and investors may want to take notice.

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Beth Kindig

Beth Kindig

CEO and Lead Tech Analyst for the I/O Fund with cumulative audited results of 141%, beating Ark and other leading active tech funds over four audit periods in 2