Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, The Progressive, Zoetis and Palo Alto Networks are part of the Zacks top Analyst Blog.
This year has been particularly difficult for the stock market, making investors more hesitant to invest their hard-earned money. Dividend stocks, on the other hand, are popular among investors because these investments are typically stable and secure. Such investments are also a simple way to earn consistent income even in a volatile market.
In many cases, that's hurt their stock performance -- and the performance of our portfolios. Follow in the footsteps of star investor Warren Buffett. McKesson (NYSE: MCK) shares have outperformed the market this year.