Barron's: 3 Undervalued Blue Chips Set to Thrive This Year


Barron's: 3 Undervalued Blue Chips Set to Thrive This Year
  1. Barron's: 3 Undervalued Blue Chips Set to Thrive This Year
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    Kate Warne, a principal and investment strategist at Edward Jones, has shared with Barron's her picks for 3 blue-chip stocks set to soar despite the uncertain political and economic climate as President-elect Donald…
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Kate Warne, a principal and investment strategist at Edward Jones, has shared with Barron’s her picks for 3 blue-chip stocks set to soar despite the uncertain political and economic climate as President-elect Donald Trump.

Also, she advises to stop mixing politics with investing, and focus on making money for yourself.

Her trio of picks:

  • Apple (ticker: AAPL) – “Apple sits on cash and investments worth one-quarter of its stock market value. And next fiscal year will capture the bulk of sales from the iPhone’s 10th anniversary edition,” Barron’s said.
  • United Technologies (UTX) – “United Technologies makes Otis elevators and escalators; Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines; other components for commercial and military aircraft; and climate, security and automation systems for buildings. Management says it benefits broadly from a rising urban population, growing middle class and increased air travel,” Barron’s said.
  • Medtronic (MDT) – “Medtronic is the world’s largest and most diverse medical device company. The shares have tumbled 18% in three months, largely on fears that changes to the U.S. health care system and corporate tax code could cut into profit. At the same time, an aging population, high rates of diabetes and the trend toward minimally invasive surgery are tailwinds,” Barron’s said.

To be sure, some experts warn not to bet too much on Trump's public persona before he takes office.

"It could happen, of course, that when President-elect Trump takes over the reins of government…

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