With that in mind, let's take a look at three stocks with excellent long-term prospects that investors should feel comfortable holding for many decades to come: Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO), NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE), and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). Coca-Cola is more than just another value stock. Over the last 20 years, Coca-Cola shares have returned more than 396%.
Stock prices can be like a popularity contest, and Coca-Cola is arguably Wall Street's prom royalty.
Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO), Walmart (NYSE: WMT), eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY), and Clorox (NYSE: CLX) all pay a solid dividend. Investors looking to generate passive income can do so with any of these dividend stocks.