While a few small-cap shares have gained the attention of investors due to the explosive returns they have generated this year, there are still a good number of quality small-cap shares flying under the radar.
Listed below are three which I think are worth keeping a close eye on. Here they are:
LiveHire Ltd (ASX: LVH)
This fast-growing talent technology company provides a popular software platform which creates a pool of pre-qualified job candidates that companies can access when they need to recruit. The platform makes the recruitment process far more efficient, saving companies both time and money. Amongst its growing number of users you’ll find blue-chips such as Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) and Bupa.
Swift Networks Group Ltd (ASX: SW1)
Swift Networks is a telecommunications and digital entertainment provider to the resources, student accommodation, aged care, and hospitality sectors. As the company provides its services to many of Australia’s leading hotels, there’s every chance you’ve used its entertainment system on one of your recent trips. But above all else, I believe the company has a huge opportunity in the aged care market where it supplies its systems to companies such as Regis Healthcare Ltd (ASX: REG) and National Lifestyle Villages.
Zenitas Healthcare Ltd (ASX: ZNT)
This recently listed home care and health services company could be a big winner from the National Healthcare Reform. The Reform will see the government attempt to push the burden of healthcare services from hospitals to primary care. This could lead to Zenitas, which operates through 54 locations nationwide, experiencing a strong increase in demand. Ultimately, I expect this to result in above-average earnings growth for the next few years.
Finally, here are three more growth shares which I think investors should be keeping a close eye on.
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