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Equity valuations are becoming further stretched, but there is still a case for holding high-quality companies for the long term.
Thanks to its vast brand portfolio, the company has garnered negotiating leverage over key retailers.
Expectations are muted for the upcoming earnings season, but investors need to focus on underlying company fundamentals and not on one quarter's worth of results, says DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters.
Emerging-markets consumer stocks are one of the few areas of long-term growth as the people are buying, eating, and drinking better, says Virtus Foreign Opportunities manager Rajiv Jain.
Consumer defensive stocks, though fairly valued, still offer opportunities for investors concerned about safety.
This year's list contains the 1998 and 2008 winners of the award.
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