13 Consumer Stocks for the Holiday Season

Investors hunting for consumer stocks can't go on an indiscriminating binge. These 13 retail picks appear to have more to offer than most of their peers.

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When it comes to consumer stocks, the November-through-December holiday shopping period is crucial to their success.

And amid supply-chain disruptions and staffing shortages at many companies, it is increasingly clear that only the best retail stocks will have what it takes to navigate the challenging environment in the weeks ahead.

Disclaimer

Data is as of Nov. 15. Dividend yields are calculated by annualizing the most recent payout and dividing by the share price.

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Jeff Reeves
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Jeff Reeves writes about equity markets and exchange-traded funds for Kiplinger. A veteran journalist with extensive capital markets experience, Jeff has written about Wall Street and investing since 2008. His work has appeared in numerous respected finance outlets, including CNBC, the Fox Business Network, the Wall Street Journal digital network, USA Today and CNN Money.