11 Safe Stocks for Superior Gains

Finding safe stocks with the potential to deliver outsized gains can be challenging, but this list of names is certainly a good place to start.

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Achieving outsized gains in the stock market is no easy task. Oftentimes, it requires holding unproven smaller capitalization stocks or those that exhibit heightened volatility, such as many tech names. These types of securities are certainly not for everyone. Thankfully, home runs can also be generated from less risky holdings, or "safe stocks," if you know where to find them.

To locate safe stocks that also offer worthwhile capital gains, we screened Value Line's database of nearly 6,000 equities, and focused only on those ranked 1 (Highest) for Safety.


Data is as of July 21. Stocks are listed in reverse order of the expected 18-month appreciation, and then alphabetically.

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Ian Gendler
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com