Kimberly-Clark's performance is nothing to sneeze at, and neither is Coca-Cola's, as higher sales, higher prices and big demand from emerging markets appear to give us a return to the good old days of great senior growth stocks.
Prices are about about 50% from their late December nadir.
Evidence of the stock's uptrend is presented by Coca-Cola's 50- and 200-day moving averages, which are both pointing higher.
The soft drink and snack food behemoth managed to overcome the adverse effects of foreign currency translations. .
The soft drink and snack food giant is rising on better-than-expected second-quarter results and looks poised to push significantly higher.
Shares of Hershey and Corning have done well since the last Fourth of July, but not so the stock of Harley-Davidson.
Amazon, McCormick & Co. and AT&T offer reasons to believe they'll do well in the back half of the year.
The dividend yields on these stocks range from 2.4% to 3.0%, and in the last two quarters all three once again boosted their quarterly dividend.
Shares of the food giant may not have made a bottom, but it will be interesting to see how the stock behaves from here.
The reaction we're seeing in WMT stock after its results is the correct one.