5 Stocks to Start a College Grad’s Retirement

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5 Stocks to Start a College Grad’s Retirement

AT&T

ATTLogo 5 Stocks to Start a College Grad's RetirementCost: ~$34 per share

While my colleague uses Verizon (NYSE:VZ) for her Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone, AT&T (NYSE:T) — with a price of $34 per share and a dividend yield north of 5% — looks like the better of the two telecom giants for this portfolio.

The company has plenty of cash in the vault, plus it generates more than $10 billion in free cash flow, so you won’t lose a wink over this dividend.

Yes, recent earnings were a little short of expectations, and new subscribers fell off, but considering what AT&T has weathered in the past, there’s little reason to worry. AT&T isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2012/12/5-stocks-to-start-a-college-grads-retirement-ko-intc-t-xlu-fran/.

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