21 Ben Graham Stocks For Defensive Dividend Investors
By Insider Monkey: Benjamin Graham, mentor of Warren Buffett, always recommended investing with a margin of safety. He described this concept in Intelligent Investor in detail. We are concerned about the Fed’s monetary policy and recommend investors play more defensively in the near future to protect themselves from potential inflation. We also believe that it is the right time to follow Graham’s recommendation and invest with a margin of safety. Below we compiled a list of 21 large-cap defensive stocks that may provide a margin of safety to investors. The market data are sourced from Finviz. All companies in this list have high annualized dividend yields of at least 3%. These stocks also have market capitalizations above $10 billion, current P/E Ratios lower than 20 and maximum total debt/equity ratios of 50%.
Ticker Company Dividend Yield Total Debt/Equity YTD Return
(AFL) AFLAC Inc. 3.39% 0.25 -35.99%
(BLK) BlackRock, Inc. 3.52% 0.27 -16.18%
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