ED, KO, GE, T, XOM ? I'm a big fan of low-beta, high yield stocks. Even with valuations at the upper end of the spectrum currently, there's still a lot of steady-eddies out there offering nice payouts with low volatility. What are some of your favorites?
don't already own them, would be a [TICKER:CVX] Chevron (CVX) or a Shell (RDS. A) or an [TICKER: XOM ] Exxon Mobil ( XOM )--these giant Big Oil companies, the super majors, that have very strong balance sheets. They can continue
would be a pretty defensive long-term holding. I've been shocked with it's drop recently and the volatility compared even to CVX and XOM . Any ideas as to why it's getting beat up so bad and how it may hold up in this glut? Thanks.
worth noting that both are heavily concentrated in their top positions. Both have roughly a third of their assets in ExxonMobil XOM and Chevron CVX, for example. (The stocks both carry 4-star ratings as of mid-January 2015.) For the Active-Management
Here is how my assets are allocated. NLY 8.63% KO 6.95% KMI 6.40% WGL 6.08% INTC 6.01% JNJ 5.62% SO 5.52% XOM 4.95% PG 4.86% NOK 4.84% PM 4.54% SBUX 4.22% LO 3.69% T 3.67% COP 3.49% FCX 3.49% DRI 3.18% MO
slightly less than $50 per barrel, a drop of some 47% and more than a five-year low. Boo-hoo for the likes of Exxon Mobile ( XOM ), but this sure helped us all at the pump. Nationally, gas goes for $2.20 a gallon on average, according to AAA . To
to increase stocks for better diversification. I'll try mine out here. Category Consumer edibles PEP SYY GIS (Big) Oil XOM ? ? Energy KMI ? ? Reit O ? ? Tech MSFT ORCL INTC Manufact. MMM ? ? Communication T VZ ? Utility (Elect.) DUK SO ? I hope
sector as a whole. This speaks to the power of its business and the power of having a wide economic moat. Because [TICKER: XOM ] Exxon is more diversified, because they have the resources to be able to wait out any period of lower oil prices, they are
more money from socially conscious investors [AUM $6.57 trillion]. Highest ranked are BHP, HES, EQT ; middle ranked are XOM , CVX ; bottom ranked are CLR, CRZO . Data this week: Home-builder survey, industrial production, Empire State manufacturing