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Our Conservative Stock Research consists of stocks with Estimated Long-Term Growth Rates plus Dividend Yield of 10% or greater. All stocks in our coverage are updated with research reports on a quarterly basis, which are available to Paid Subscribers and Clients.

Can McDonald’s Do Any Better?

McDonald’s (MCD) is clicking on all cylinders right now. But with the stock shooting from the $160s to the $180s, can it go any higher?

Microsoft is a Top Tech Stock to Own

Microsoft (MSFT) is doing great, and with Apple’s struggles, MSFT now replaces AAPL as a top tech stock to own.

Lower Profit Estimates is Hurting Shares of 3M

3M’s (MMM) 2019 profit estimates have declined from $11.49 to $11.42, $11.24 and $10.79 the last 4 qtrs, and that’s hurting the stock.

Sherwin-Williams is Holding Up Well as Construction Weakens

Sherwin-Williams (SHW) is holding up well as the housing and remodeling market weakens. Analysts expect SHW to deliver 15% profit growth in 2019, which is strong.

Slowing Growth Has Illinois Tool Works In a Downtrend

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) makes car parts, construction materials, electronics and food equipment. ITW is down due to slowing growth, but the stock is at a bargain price.

Apple’s Run Could Be Done if iPhone Revenue Flattens

iPhones make up 59% of Apple (AAPL) sales, and with the company having 0% unit growth last qtr, this stock’s run could be done.

Grainger Tanks After Posting Good Results

Grainger (GWW), stock tanked after posting pretty good results. And now that the P/E is now 16, this Blue Chip is a bargain.

Regional Bank M&T Bank is a Good Value

Regional bank M&T Bank (MTB) is a good value right now, with a P/E of just 12. MTB’s median P/E was 17 the past three years.

Johnson & Johnson Continues to Deliver the Goods

John & Johnson (JNJ) is one of the safest stocks in the world, while growing 6% and paying a 3% yield. Now JNJ’s growing faster.

Facebook’s Estimates Look Horrible

Facebook (FB) has been under pressure for security issues. Now FB’s stepping back to address this. But that’s pushing down estimates.

Alphabet — aka Google — Isn’t Looking Too Good

Alphabet (GOOGL) is down around 15% from its highs, which is OK as the stock market’s down. But what I don’t like is profit estimates.

UnitedHealth is Looking Good For 2019

The nation’s largest health insurer, UnitedHealth (UNH) is looking good for 2019 as profits are expected to expand 14% for the year.

JP Morgan is Down to Bargain Basement Levels

With a P/E of only 11, JPMorgan (JPM) is down to bargain basement levels. And when you add in the 3% yield, JPM’s upside is solid.