(CIIX) Growing Rapidly in a Rapidly Growing Market

Savvy investors study multiple factors to identify potential stock winners. Stock screeners scan thousands of companies for insights and data to discern uncommon opportunities. The criteria utilized in a stock screening system is obviously influenced by an individual’s investment proclivities such as high yield, value, growth or price momentum, however, most stock screening systems are typically hybrids with blended criteria reflecting individual preferences and incorporating more than one investment style. P/E ratios, near zero beta, increased dividends, revenue growth and market growth are all employed to sift through over 100,000 public companies around the world and the nearly 6,000 U.S. listed companies.

All markets are addicted to growth. Growth is the elixir that drives markets and share prices of individual companies higher, and every stock screening system includes growth measurement variables. Growth is a testament to value creation. Current and future growth are prime indicators of potential future performance of a company’s share price. When looking for growth, it makes sense to look closely at companies that are not only growing rapidly but also growing rapidly in a rapidly growing market. With compound annual growth estimated at nearly 60 percent, the CBD (cannabidiol) industry is arguably the fastest growing market in the world. In fact, just five months ago Forbes called the CBD industry, “The Cannabis Market That Could Grow 700% by 2020” ( That kind of growth can change a portfolio.

Currently legal in 16 states with more expected to follow, CBD oil is non-psychoactive and considered to have a broad range of medical benefits. Derived from hemp or marijuana plants, CBD has shown varying degrees of efficacy in treating epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, cirrhosis, pain, anxiety and stress.

CBD is obviously an explosive market opportunity. However, an even greater market opportunity lies outside the U.S., with over two billion Chinese speaking people. Acceptance and use of CBD oil is a natural fit with holistic Eastern-based medicine and an immense potential revenue generator for (OTCQB: CIIX). With two billion Chinese speaking people as its target market, recently executed a first-to-market milestone by creating the world’s only Chinese language, cannabinoid-based, therapeutic health products online store,

Historically, this specialized investment services company with 100,000+ users provided real-time market commentary, analysis, and education-related information in the Chinese language, as well as offered consultation, advertising, and public relations services. Now, the 18-year-old company is at the forefront of marketing and selling hemp-based food and beverages and hemp-derived CBD to Chinese-speaking consumers worldwide through its online store.

A recent research report by Consilium Global Research ( projects to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 100% through 2020. Consilium sees CIIX going through immense transformation this year as it pursues a larger stake in the global cannabis market. Before long, should pop up on multiple stock screeners, as it’s growing rapidly in a rapidly growing market.

For more information, visit the company’s website at

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