Puts Go Better With Coke

The broad market is volatile at the moment, and it's not especially cheap. Cash pays nothing. Making a decent return takes skill right now.

Given all that, consider beverage giant Coca-Cola (KO), which is appealing for both its good quality and its predictability. Better still, Coke is one of the few blue-chip stocks trading closer to its 52-week low than to its peak. At Monday's closing quote of $37.91, the shares yield at almost 3% and are available with a below average -- for Coke -- price-to-earnings ratio of 18.1x this year's expected earnings per share of $2.10....220 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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