Wednesday, December 18, 2013
3 Consumer Staples That Investors Love For Their Growing Profits
Consumer staples like food, beverages, tobacco and household items are in demand regardless of how well or poorly the economy is doing. For this reason, consumer staples companies grow slowly and steadily over time, and are good defensive investments.
But while investors can rely on nearly all consumer staples stocks to yield steady returns, some companies in the sector maintain higher earnings growth rates than others due to their better operational efficiencies and/or the nature of the goods they produce. Read More : EL, HSY, HRL, XLP.