It’s that time of year again.
No, I don’t mean a time for shopping, decorating, celebrating, snacking and enjoying the holidays … or for looking back at all the highs and lows of 2012 … or for making a laundry-list of New Year’s resolutions to make 2013 even better.
I mean the time where experts across the board bombard the web with lists of the BEST stocks to buy for the coming year. (And yes, we are guilty of it too.)
Some analysts sort by sector, some by size and some just throw picks at you left and right. Heck, by the time you’ve clicked through even a couple of the lists, your head is spinning with an assortment of names. How could you ever decide which is the best for you?
Well, while doing some of your own research is always a good idea, another way to sort through to noise is to see what the experts all agree on. Sure, they each toss out a handful of names, but some must overlap … right?
They sure do. In fact, here are four stocks that are on the 2013 wishlists of more than a few stock pickers. Have a look at the favorite “favorites” for the new year: