4 Sweet Stocks Keeping It in the Family

Thomson Reuters and other family-controlled companies stand out in the long-term

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Left Out

Walmart (NYSE:WMT)If you’re wondering why Walmart (WMT) is not on the list, that’s because it fails to qualify. Even though the Walton family control 50.4% of its stock, WMT achieved an annualized return of just 5.2% over the past decade — 283 basis points worse the S&P 500.

The stock has done better of late, but long-term performance is what investors want, and Walmart has failed miserably in that regard.

As of this writing, Will Ashworth did not own a position in any of the aforementioned securities.

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