We have narrowed our search to five large-cap, low-beta stocks with a solid dividend yield. These are: HSY, LMT, MRK, AEP and CPB.
Here is how Campbell Soup (CPB) and Coca-Cola (KO) have performed compared to their sector so far this year.
The J.M. Smucker (SJM) has been benefiting from the recovery in the Away from Home division, a solid coffee business and pricing amid the rising cost inflation.