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Brands Consumers Love

Brands Consumers Love

7.30k followers19 symbols Watchlist by The Motley Fool

Look no further than the supermarket shelves or the cards in your wallet for investment ideas.

Curated by The Motley Fool

Background

Many of the best stock market ideas stare you in the face every day. Think of the company behind your favorite website, the company that fills up your medicine cabinet, the company that entertains you, or the company that helps you pay for it all. Here are 19 companies you probably know, you just may love, and that you may want to consider investing in.

How did we choose these stocks?

Each of these stocks is not only a well-known consumer brand, but also an active recommendation of a Motley Fool premium investing service as of 8/31/2016.

Who made these selections?

The Motley Fool is dedicated to helping the world invest — better. Founded in 1993 by brothers Tom and David Gardner, The Motley Fool helps millions of people attain financial freedom through our website, podcasts, books, newspaper column, radio show, mutual funds, and premium investing services.

How are these weighted?

This watchlist consists of equally weighted stocks.

Performance

WatchlistChange Today1 Month Return1 Year ReturnTotal Return
Brands Consumers Love-2.07%+30.05%-0.37%+29.15%
^GSPC-1.46%-0.53%+23.82%+5409.04%

19 Symbols

SymbolCompany NameLast PriceChange% ChangeMarket TimeVolumeAvg Vol (3 month)Market Cap
AAPLApple Inc.176.55+1.51+0.86%4:00 p.m. EDT101.14M61.76M2,726.27B
GOOGAlphabet Inc.159.19-1.60-1.00%4:00 p.m. EDT16.96M23.26M1,969.28B
AMZNAmazon.com, Inc.186.13-2.92-1.54%4:00 p.m. EDT38.51M42.66M1,936.25B
METAMeta Platforms, Inc.511.9-11.26-2.15%4:00 p.m. EDT11.86M17.46M1,305.04B
VVisa Inc.275.96+0.28+0.10%4:00 p.m. EDT9.04M5.83M566.84B
TSLATesla, Inc.171.05-3.55-2.03%4:00 p.m. EDT64.03M102.20M544.76B
MAMastercard Incorporated465.38-2.93-0.63%4:00 p.m. EDT2.16M2.44M434.15B
JNJJohnson & Johnson147.52-1.27-0.85%4:00 p.m. EDT7.00M7.19M355.49B
NFLXNetflix, Inc.622.83-5.95-0.95%4:00 p.m. EDT2.93M4.27M269.54B
KOThe Coca-Cola Company58.28-0.77-1.30%4:00 p.m. EDT12.14M14.02M251.26B
DISThe Walt Disney Company114.01-3.14-2.68%4:01 p.m. EDT11.52M12.48M209.13B
WFCWells Fargo & Company56.47-0.22-0.39%4:00 p.m. EDT26.43M18.71M197.74B
SBUXStarbucks Corporation84.92-0.98-1.14%4:00 p.m. EDT8.58M8.58M96.15B
CMGChipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.2957.6-33.09-1.11%4:00 p.m. EDT253.48k238.95k81.10B
PYPLPayPal Holdings, Inc.64.59-1.21-1.84%4:00 p.m. EDT9.73M17.38M67.99B
EAElectronic Arts Inc.127.89-1.29-1.00%4:00 p.m. EDT1.71M2.16M34.19B
SAMThe Boston Beer Company, Inc.285.65-5.74-1.97%4:00 p.m. EDT105.08k136.90k3.43B
JWNNordstrom, Inc.19.06-0.74-3.74%4:00 p.m. EDT2.58M4.52M3.11B
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