||Price at Recommendation
||Philip Morris makes cigarettes, beer, and processed cheese, and what do Americans consume more of than cigarettes, beer, and processed cheese? Trading at a P/E of 14, this money-making machine is the ultimate value play.
||> often sued
> makes a product that kills people
||Huge, diversified financial services firm has deep global reach, and trades at a discount to the rest of the market.
||shares always go on sale when interest rates rise, even though it's insulated itself well against rate swings
||bet the farm
||Now that BLS lost in its bid for Sprint, it may itself become a takeover target.
||nobody cares about a stodgy Baby Bell, even though earnings have grown 20% a year for the past 5 years
||buy on dips
||Ford is at the top of any value screen, trading at about 10 times trailing earnings. Inspired 2000 product line will sell well.
||winning the arms race for the road's biggest SUV: the 2000 Excursion is bigger than a Chevy Suburban
||Disney is in the midst of its worse crisis in years, and its stock has been abused over the past 12 months, but it owns a nice portfolio of entertainment-related assets and is one of the world's strongest brands.
||recent negative article in Forbes just the thing contrarians look for