This One Is Solid as a Rock
During slow economic times, it's comforting to own shares of conservative companies with steady growth, wide business moats and rock-solid balance sheets. United Technologies (UTX) meets all those criteria while also offering a 2.88% dividend yield, plus extremely high stock-price stability and earnings predictability.
The company's full-year 2011 revenue, coming to more than $58 billion, came from six main divisions operating out of more than 4,000 locations in about 71 countries. Value Line notes that, over the long term, United Tech shares outperformed more than 99% of the 1,700 stocks in the firm's research universe....248 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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