The three stocks below have become part of the elite group of Dividend Kings. You can take comfort in that remarkable history, which indicates dividends have remained a priority for management in all kinds of economic environments. Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL) sells basic items like toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, and deodorant.
Value stocks dramatically underperformed growth stocks during the last bull market. Growth equities benefited from low interest rates; high levels of innovation in tech, telecom, and biotech, and supercharged earnings.
Despite all this, I do my Target shopping on the store's website these days. Ever since the start of COVID-19, I've been nervous enough in crowded spaces, and visiting this Target location simply isn't enjoyable to me. Going right along with the last three years of the pandemic and related supply chain issues, it seems as if Target rarely, if ever, has what I'm actually searching for.