10 Best Stocks for 2013

The InvestorPlace 10 Best Stocks for 2013 includes 10 long-term investments from a group of money managers, market experts and financial journalists. The year-to-date returns below will be based on market close Monday, Dec. 31. Throughout the year, the contributors will regularly offer updates on the good, the bad and the unexpected as it relates to their best stock for 2013.

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Note: All returns reflect dividends paid across the year. Two Harbors also reflects returns and dividends from its April spinoff of Silver Bay Realty Trust.

MAJOR INDICES - PERFORMANCES
DOW:
S&P 500:
NASDAQ:
1
Daimler
Daimler
65%
Return
Buy Price: $52.79
Ending Price: $86.92
Industry: Auto & Truck Manufacturing
2
Mylan
Mylan
58%
Return
Buy Price: $27.45
Ending Price: $43.40
Industry: Generic Drugs
3
Intel
Intel
31%
Return
Buy Price: $19.83
Ending Price: $25.96
Industry: Semiconductors
Jeff Reeves
Investor:
4
Global X Funds Greece
Global X Funds Greece
25%
Return
Buy Price: $18.04
Ending Price: $22.53
Industry: Country Fund
Mebane Faber
Investor:
5
Qualcomm
Qualcomm
22%
Return
Buy Price: $60.68
Ending Price: $74.25
Industry: Communication Equipment
6
Sherwin-Williams
Sherwin-Williams
21%
Return
Buy Price: $152.09
Ending Price: $183.50
Industry: Specialty Chemicals
7
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
1%
Return
Buy Price: $8.93
Ending Price: $9.06
Industry: Heavy Construction
Greg Harmon
Investor:
8
Femsa
Femsa
0%
Return
Buy Price: $97.50
Ending Price: $97.87
Industry: Beverages
Jon Markman
Investor:
9
Two Harbors
Two Harbors
-1%
Return
Buy Price: $9.39
Ending Price: $9.28
Industry: REIT
10
Vale
Vale
-23%
Return
Buy Price: $19.87
Ending Price: $15.25
Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals