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S&P's Top 10 Portfolio

 March 01, 2012 02:09 PM

by S&P The Outlook

The Top Ten Portfolio comprises stocks that S&P Capital IQ believes to be well positioned for solid capital appreciation over the next 12 months. 

The goal of the Top Ten Portfolio is to outperform the S&P 500 index on a capital appreciation basis. Stocks must have our highest five-STARS ranking to enter the portfolio.

If the ranking of a stock drops below four STARS, it will be removed. All of the stocks in the portfolio are currently ranked five STARS.

S&P Capital IQ's Senior Portfolio Group, a subcommittee of our Investment Policy Committee, selects the stocks.

The intention of the portfolio is to be fairly balanced among economic sectors. The portfolio currently has eight large-cap stocks and two small-cap issues.

It has three stocks from the consumer staples sector, two issues each from information technology and industrials, and one stock each from the financials, consumer discretionary, and materials sectors.

This dynamic, actively managed portfolio has outperformed the S&P 500 since inception in December 2001.
  • American Tower (AMT): We expect a 14% revenue increase in 2012.

  • Applied Materials (AMAT): World's largest maker of wafer fabrication equipment.

  • Coach (COH): Number one luxury accessories brand in the U.S.

  • Coca-Cola (KO): World's largest producer of soft drinks.

  • FedEx (FDX): The world's largest provider of guaranteed express delivery services.

  • General Mills (GIS): International expansion should be a long-term growth driver.

  • Int'l Business Machines (IBM): We value the company's well-diversified offerings.

  • Kelly Services (KELYA): Should benefit from focus on non-skilled temporary workers.

  • Neenah Paper (NP): A global manufacturer of fine and specialty paper.

  • Philip Morris (PM): The largest publicly traded tobacco company.

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