Goodfellow LLC Growth & Income Stock Portfolio for 2013
Herein please find a portfolio of growth & income stocks for 2013 from which you can fine tune your investment portfolios. These are all large, profitable, dividend-paying companies.
The industries included on this list are aerospace & defense, communication infrastructure, diversified products, fashion, home improvement, industrial & construction supplies, investment management, media & entertainment, and railroads.
Best wishes for a profitable 2013!
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Comcast Corp. (CMCSA, $37.36) provides video, internet and phone services to over 50 million U.S. customers. It’s the largest U.S. cable operator. Comcast is also a media and entertainment industry leader, with majority ownership of NBC Universal (cable, broadcast tv & theme parks); and Telemundo. The stock has risen steadily to the December 2012 high of $38.22. The current trading range is $35-$38, and a climbing stock market could easily launch the stock to a higher trading range. Dividend yield: 1.74%. Read more here.
Fastenal Company (FAST, $46.65) sells industrial and construction supplies, including threaded fasteners. The stock corrected after peaking at $54.80 in April 2012. Watch for the stock to trade in the mid-to-upper $40’s in the near-term. Dividend yield: 1.80%. Read more here.
Home Depot (HD, $61.85) is a home improvement retailer, with over 2200 stores, largely within the U.S., but also in Canada, China and Mexico. The stock has been rising steadily since July, and is currently trading $59 – $65. Dividend yield: 1.88%. Read more here.
Honeywell International Inc. (HON, $63.47) is a global aerospace and defense dynamo. Some of its additional, diverse product areas include technology, chemicals, electronics and automotive. Honeywell stock peaked at $68 in 1999, traded downwards, peaked at $62 in 2008, traded downwards, then broke through resistance at $62 this month. The stock is currently trading $60-$64. Dividend yield: 2.58%. Read more here.
Invesco Ltd. (IVZ, $26.09) is a diversified global investment management company, serving retail and institutional clients in 100 countries. The company recently reported assets under management of $683 billion. Dividend yield: 2.64%. Read more here.
The stock reached a high of $32.25 in Dec. 2007, then fell with the 2008 Financial Meltdown. The stock price continues to recover, bouncing up against resistance at $26/$27 several times in the last 20 months. Significantly, the trading range has narrowed on the upside each time, indicating a readiness to break through resistance, recently trading $23-$26.
Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG, $27.22) is a diversified maker of residential furnishings, commercial fixturing & components, industrial materials, and specialized products; including a wide assortment of bedding and furniture. The stock peaked around $30 in 2004. It was trading $18 – $26 for three years leading into this fall, when it moved up to $26-$28. Dividend yield: 4.26%. Read more here.
Macy*s Inc. (M, $39.02) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Bloomingdale’s, sell merchandise in 850 stores in 45 states. The stock is in a trading range of $37-$42 after reaching recent highs in early May 2012. Dividend yield: 2.05%. Read more here.
Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI, $55.68), formerly Motorola Inc., provides communication infrastructure for enterprise and government customers worldwide. MSI stock traded between $37-$47 during all of 2011, then between $45-$52 leading into Nov. 2012; now $52-$55 and narrowing to the upper end of the range. Dividend yield: 1.87%. Read more here.
Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS, $50.16) provides asset management, administration, banking and trust services for businesses, institutions and individuals. Like many financial stocks, NTRS is slowly recovering from the 2008 Financial Meltdown. The stock broke out of a four-month trading range in mid-Dec. I would purchase this stock immediately for excellent total-return potential. Dividend yield: 2.39%. Read more here.
Time Warner Inc. (TWX, $47.83) is a global media and entertainment company in the areas of television, filmed entertainment and publishing. Assets include CNN, HBO/Cinemax, Turner Cable Networks, Warner Bros., and New Line Cinema; Time Inc., People, Sports Illustrated, and Fortune. The stock reached a high of $47.64 in early December. Watch for it to trade in the upper $40’s for a while. Dividend yield: 2.17%. Read more here.
Union Pacific Corp. (UNP, $125.72) operates the largest U.S. railroad, serving the Western two-thirds of America, and links to Canada and Mexico as well. UNP stock reached new highs in September 2012, and has settled into a trading range of $116 – $129. Dividend yield: 2.20%. Read more here.
V.F. Corp (VFC, $150.97) is leading global market share in denim and daypacks. Well-known company brands include The North Face, Timberland, Wrangler, Lee and Nautica. The stock is near all-time highs, reaching just under $170 in October. VFC is currently trading $146-$154. Dividend yield 2.31%. Read more here.
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