6 Cash-Rich Stocks To Buy Before 2012
By MyPlanIQ:Jonas Elmerraji from thestreet.com suggests another filter through which to pick safe investments in these choppy times. His approach is to focus in on companies with big cash reserves -- the theory being that M&A activities can significantly boost investor value by picking up good companies, caught out by the current turn of events. In addition, these companies might start or increase dividend income. His selection has a surprise in the inclusion of GM -- read the full article for details.
This is an interesting approach and a good set of equities so we will pick up his list of companies with a big war chest and measure them against our benchmark portfolio of dividend focused ETFs. The benchmark ETFs are:
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REAL ESTATE ICF (iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors,
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