By David Braverman The companies listed in major indexes like the Standard & Poor's 500 are among those with the largest market capitalizations on Wall Street. And among these large-cap stocks are those considered to be the cream of American companies.
S&P's latest stock screen takes stocks in the
S&P 500 Index with the largest
capitalization, or value. These stocks also are given the highest ranking of 5 STARS (buy) from S&P analysts.
Here are the 10 stocks S&P uncovered.
Exxon Mobil (XOM)
Home Depot (HD)
IBM Corp. (IBM)
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
JP Morgan Chase (JPM)
Texas Instruments (TXN)
Tyco International (TYC) Braverman is senior portfolio officer for Standard & Poor's