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15 Defensive Stocks That Will Survive the Stock Market Meltdown

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Conagra Brands Inc. (NYSE: CAG), $35.65
> Industry: Food giant
> Yield: 2.25%
> 52-week range: $32.16 to $41.68

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Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK), $76.30
> Industry: Largest American utility by value
> Yield: 4.5%
> 52-week range: $75.81 to $91.80

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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), $132.25
> Industry: Health, pharma, consumer products
> Yield: 2.3%
> 52-week range: $112.62 to $148.32

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Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB), $113.00
> Industry: Consumer products giant
> Yield: 3.3%
> 52-week range: $109.67 to $136.21

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Kraft-Heinz Co. (NASDAQ: KHC), $74.25
> Industry: American and global food giant
> Yield: 3.2%
> 52-week range: 74.71 to $97.70

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