Five European Household & Personal Goods Stocks To Consider

Stocks from the Household & Personal Goods industry are attractive to add during any market condition for some of the following reasons:

  • They offer stability to a portfolio when markets are volatile.
  • These stocks pay decent and consistent dividends.Many of them also tend to increase dividends periodically.
  • Consumers rely on products produced by these companies during expansionary and contraction periods. For example, consumers buy personal care products regardless of economic conditions.

Five European Household & Personal Goods stocks are listed below for consideration:

1.Company: Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RBGLY)
Current Dividend Yield: 2.59%
Sector: Household goods
Country: UK

2.Company: adidas AG (ADDYY)
Current Dividend Yield: 2.07%
Sector:Textiles, Apparel & Sports Goods
Country: Germany

3.Company: British American Tobacco PLC(BTI)
Current Dividend Yield: 3.92%
Sector: Tobacco
Country: UK

4.Company:  Imperial Tobacco PLC(ITYBY)
Current Dividend Yield: 4.36%
Sector: Tobacco
Country: UK

5.Company: Henkel AG & Co KGaA (HENKY)
Current Dividend Yield: 1.66%
Sector: Household Products
Country: Germany

Note: Dividend yields noted above are as of July 22, 2014. Data is known to be accurate from sources used.Please use your own due diligence before making any investment decisions.

Disclosure: Long RBGLY, HENKY

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