Recently, the line between growth stocks and value stocks has gotten a lot blurrier. Many well-known companies that were high-growth for years now find themselves viewed as top picks by value-oriented investors. Let's take a look at four of them.
Martin Zweig%u2019s unique, earnings-oriented approach to stock picking has produced consistently outstanding returns over a 15-year period, writes John Reese, who explains the growth and value components of Zweig%u2019s strategy and reviews some of his current holdings.
Wall Street expects the S&P 500 to tacking on an 11% gain over the next 12 months -- with lots of ups and downs along the way. That has us inclined to play defense in our 2011 picks, with an eye toward bargain stocks paying generous, sustainable dividends. Here are our top 11 for 2011:
Apple posted record revenues last week, and the main driver of its growth is the smartphone revolution. Since Apple got into the market three years ago, its stock price has zoomed from $118 to $260. But what other smartphone plays might benefit investors?