Both of these stocks are Dividend Kings, and their payouts are likely to continue rising in the future.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: VRTX) and AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) both beat last year's bear market. Vertex and AbbVie also happen to offer a lot of growth potential. Vertex has a new potential blockbuster drug on the horizon.
AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) are two of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies, and the similarities don't end there. The case for AbbVie as a growth stock can't avoid two issues: the decline of Humira, and the stagnation of its oncology portfolio.