There is no shortage of strategies to playing the market in order to earn profit in the short term and long term alike. For those who prefer not to devote countless hours on researching and monitoring their positions, it is of great benefit to find a group of stocks to diversify in that is low maintenance and stands the test of time. While every stock has its good and bad days, the following companies have shown the ability to remain profitable and expand over a long period of time as well as the prospect of continued growth for years to come. I believe these stocks make an ideal addition to a retirement portfolio.
Intel (INTC) is an extremely solid and low risk buy that sits at the heart of the technology sector; as the largest provider of computer processors and the designer of the x86 architecture used in computers across the globe. Its stock has more than doubled over the past three years in a move from $13 per share to $27. Its five year growth isn’t as great – it had taken a fall from $20 to $13 before climbing back to $27, but its dividends are what make this stock a winner.
Intel pays quarterly dividends at a payout ratio of 0.32, which allows investors to strengthen their positions over time by reinvesting the dividend in more shares. Because the stock has shown that it can sustain its value over time, the dividends increase the overall value of the stock through added shares at no additional cost.To continue reading, click here.
Incoming search terms:
- undervalued blue chip stocks 2012
- current undervalued stocks
- undervalued stocks singapore 2012
- 2013 under valued blue chip stocks
- how to buy singapore blue chips
- undervalued blue chips in singapore