Blue chips bring stability to an otherwise unstable world. Thank to dividends I am confident in their ability to return on income no matter how small that is. This means a high performing blue chip is legendary. These are the legendary stocks of 2013 some might still have potential for this year. The companies have consistent growth and some are undervalued. Placement of these would be 50% or more of a portfolio to bring in structure to a long term strategy.
Leader in branded foods
Nestlé (NSRGY.PK) is a bit like Philip Morris except that its products are more healthful for consumers. Every day this Swiss multinational corporation, the world’s largest food and beverage maker, sells its brands to a billion customers worldwide.
ExxonMobil (XOM) seems to emerge stronger from each wicked commodity cycle. The global footprint of this energy colossus and its integration of production and refining operations help to smooth out the volatility. But the real key is a culture of disciplined capital allocation, says Kurt Wulff, an independent energy consultant in Needham, Mass.
AGNC Key Stats
Name: American Capital Agency
Website: http://www.agnc.com Sector: REITs Number of ETFs Holding AGNC: 31 (see which ones) Total Market Value Held by ETFs: $135,765,289.07 Total Market Capitalization: $4.9 Billion % of Market Cap. Held by ETFs: 2.76%
SCCO Key Stats
Name: Southern Copper
Website: http://www.southernperu.com Sector: Non-Precious Metals & Non-Metallic Mining Number of ETFs Holding SCCO: 40 (see which ones) Total Market Value Held by ETFs: $170,562,046.55 Total Market Capitalization: $22.5 Billion % of Market Cap. Held by ETFs: 0.76%
NS Key Stats
Name: NuStar Energy L.P. Website: http://www.nustarenergy.com Sector: Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing Number of ETFs Holding NS: 2 (see which ones) Total Market Value Held by ETFs: $307,714 Total Market Capitalization: $3.5 Billion % of Market Cap. Held by ETFs: 0.01%
T Key Stats
Name: AT&T Inc Website: http://www.att.com Sector: Communications Services Number of ETFs Holding T: 94 (see which ones) Total Market Value Held by ETFs: $4,323,274,885.77 Total Market Capitalization: $167.9 Billion % of Market Cap. Held by ETFs: 2.57%
SCCO — 8.8% Yield