|Day Low/High||51.86 / 52.86|
|52 Wk Low/High||28.21 / 55.48|
It can be much safer playing with more mundane stocks simply based on buying cheaply and selling when valuations get pricey.
These stocks offer not only terrific histories of dividend increases, but are also trading at reasonable valuations.
These 'recession-resistant' names have proven they can thrive in a variety of economic conditions and through changing technologies and sentiments.
The winners far outnumber the losers among the stocks in this portfolio that was created at the start of the year.
TheStreet looks at Quant Ratings for companies to buy in the environmental and facilities services.
Look for entry opportunities in facilities management company's stock.
Global markets are higher, and Blackstone pulls off one of the biggest property deals since the financial crisis.
Double-digit annual profit growth should drive another dividend boost for ABM Industries this month.
ABM Industries isn't the most exciting stock, but it provides a reliable income stream.
'Unsexy but necessary' is a good attribute in weak economic times -- and ABM is now at a nice price.
The list expands to 28 with a new emphasis on financial services.
Small-caps that raise their dividends year after year signify company health and confident management.