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In addition, the company provides various services and repairs comprising gearbox and fluid power and process pump assembly and repair, hydraulic drive shaft repair, electrical panel assembly and repair, hose and gasket manufacture and assembly, and other value-added services.

Genuine Parts stock investors receive a 2.29% dividend. Argus’s $175 target price is well above the $149.38 consensus target. The stock closed on Thursday at $156.78.

Hormel Foods

During even difficult times, people have to buy groceries, and this stock is a pure play in the consumer defensive arena. Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE: HRL) develops, processes and distributes various meat, nuts and other food products to retail, food service, deli and commercial customers in the United States and internationally.

The company provides various perishable products, including fresh meats, frozen items, refrigerated meal solutions, sausages, hams, guacamoles and bacons, as well as such shelf-stable products as canned luncheon meats, nut butters, snack nuts, chilies, microwaveable meals, hashes, stews, tortillas, salsas and tortilla chips.

It also engages in the processing, marketing and sale of branded and unbranded pork, beef, poultry and turkey products. It offers nutritional food products and supplements, desserts and drink mixes, and industrial gelatin products. Its brands include Skippy, Spam, Hormel, Natural Choice, Applegate, Justin’s, Jennie-O, Café H, Herdez, Black Label, Sadler’s, Columbus, Gatherings, Wholly, Columbus, Planters, Planters Cheez Balls and Corn Nuts.

Hormel Foods stock comes with a 2.07% dividend. Argus has set a $57 price target, while the consensus target is $46.88. The stock retreated almost 7% on Thursday to a $46.98 close after posting results that fell short of Wall Street expectations.

Johnson & Johnson

With a diverse product base and a very popular and solid brand, this is among the most conservative big pharmaceutical plays, and vaccine demand could spike again. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) researches, develops, manufactures and sells various products in the health care field worldwide.

Its Consumer Health segment offers baby care products under the Johnson’s and Aveeno Baby brands; oral care products under the Listerine brand; skin health/beauty products under the Aveeno, Clean & Clear, Neutrogena and OGX brands; acetaminophen products under the Tylenol brand; cold, flu and allergy products under the Sudafed brand; allergy products under the Benadryl and Zyrtec brands; ibuprofen products under the Motrin IB brand; smoking cessation products under the Nicorette brand; and acid reflux products under the Pepcid brand.

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