10 Best Stocks for 2012: The Results Are In

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10 Best Stocks for 2012: The Results Are In

No. 3: Banco Santander

Banco 10 Best Stocks for 2012: The Results Are InQ4 Return: 10%
Total Return:
26%
Investor: 
Jim Jubak

Banking on Spain coming into 2012 seemed a bit risky, considering all the drama that’s been unfolding in the eurozone, but Jim Jubak’s  Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN) has been hot down the homestretch.

SAN was the third-best performer for Q3 and the best for Q4, climbing double-digits in the last three months alone. And while the stock’s 6% year-to-date climb lagged behind the broader market, toss in the 10% dividend yield and its 26% total return is good enough for the third-place spot in this contest.

Not too shabby for a European bank. Looks like Jubak was right when he said Banco Santander had been a victim to overselling in the midst of the eurozone crisis. trans 10 Best Stocks for 2012: The Results Are In


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