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Dow’s segments include Agricultural Sciences, which is engaged in providing crop protection and seed/plant biotechnology products and technologies, urban pest management solutions and healthy oils. The Consumer Solutions segment consists of Consumer Care, Dow Automotive Systems, Dow Electronic Materials and Consumer Solutions-Silicones businesses.

The Infrastructure Solutions segment consists of Dow Building & Construction, Dow Coating Materials, Energy & Water Solutions, Performance Monomers and Infrastructure Solutions-Silicones businesses. Performance Materials & Chemicals consists of Chlor-Alkali and Vinyl, Industrial Solutions and Polyurethanes businesses. The Performance Plastics unit consists of Dow Elastomers, Dow Electrical and Telecommunications, Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Energy and Hydrocarbons businesses.

Investors receive a 4.54% dividend. The Wells Fargo price target on Dow stock is $67. The consensus target is $65.43, and shares traded at $61.25 on Thursday’s close.

Entergy

This top utility stock always makes sense for conservative investors. Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) engages in the production and distribution of electricity in the United States. Its Utility segment generates, transmits, distributes and sells electric power in portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, including the City of New Orleans. It also distributes natural gas.

The Entergy Wholesale Commodities segment is involved in the ownership, operation and decommissioning of nuclear power plants located in the northern United States. It also engages in sale of electric power to wholesale customers, provision of services to other nuclear power plant owners and ownership of interests in non-nuclear power plants that sell electric power to wholesale customers.

The company generates electricity through gas, nuclear, coal, hydro and solar power sources. It sells energy to retail power providers, utilities, electric power co-operatives, power trading organizations and other power generation companies. Its power plants have approximately 26,000 megawatts (MW) of electric generating capacity, which include 6,000 MW of nuclear power. The company delivers electricity to 3 million utility customers.

Many analysts like the position of the company’s plants, as they supply some of the petrochemical industry along the Gulf Coast. Petrochemical plants and liquefied natural gas export facilities are springing up across the region.

Investors receive a 3.27% dividend. The $125 Wells Fargo price target is higher than the $118.91 consensus target. Entergy stock closed on Thursday at $122.99.

Fidelity National Financial

While a somewhat off-the-radar financial idea, this company has been around for years and its stock offers conservative investors some safety and growth potential. Fidelity National Financial Inc. (NYSE: FNF) provides various insurance products in the United States.

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