Thursday, June 19, 2003

Seven Big Bets: Large-Capitalization Stocks

With the S&P 500 priced 16% below its 52-week high, mustering the courage to make an investment in a big company isn't easy. In certain cases, however, it might be worth it.

What cases are those? Philip Tasho, portfolio manager of the ABN AMRO/TAMRO Large Cap Value fund, suggests looking for outfits with ample cash flow, healthy debt-to-capital ratios and consistent results. "Look at how the company has performed through good and bad times," he says.

Full story at Forbes.com