9 Best Metaverse Stocks for the Future of Technology

With the market size for metaverse stocks expected to balloon by the end of this decade, these nine names are worth a closer look.

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The metaverse is expected to see impressive growth over the next several years, creating a considerable opportunity for those invested in the best metaverse stocks.

The concept of the metaverse is far from new. Science fiction author Neal Stephenson coined the term in 1992 in his novel, "Snow Crash." This would inspire many other stories and movies, such as Ernest Cline's "Ready Player One." Steven Spielberg turned this into a hit movie in 2018.


Data is as of May 12. Analysts' consensus recommendation courtesy of S&P Global Market Intelligence. Stocks listed in reverse order of analysts' consensus recommendation.

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Tom Taulli
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Tom Taulli has been developing software since the 1980s when he was in high school.  He sold his applications to a variety of publications. In college, he started his first company, which focused on the development of e-learning systems. He would go on to create other companies as well, including Hypermart.net that was sold to InfoSpace in 1996. Along the way, Tom has written columns for online publications such as Bloomberg, Forbes, Barron's and Kiplinger.  He has also written a variety of books, including Artificial Intelligence Basics:  A Non-Technical Introduction. He can be reached on Twitter at @ttaulli.