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Top 5 Large Cap Stocks

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- You get what you pay for, and while the five large cap stocks rated highest by TheStreet Ratings have single-digit upside potential based on analyst targets, these are relatively low-risk growth plays with increasing revenue and strong balance sheets.

The following five companies have market capitalizations of at least $10 billion and are rated A (equivalent to a Strong Buy) or higher:

5. C H Robinson Worldwide

Company Profile

C H Robinson Worldwide (CHRW - Get Report) of Eden Prairie, Minn. provides freight transportation and logistics services and is also involved in wholesale produce distribution and information services. Shares closed at $67.84 Thursday, rising 16% year-to-date.

Income Statement

Net income for the second quarter was $97.2 million, or 59 cents a share, increasing from $84 million, or 51 cents a share, the previous quarter and $92.3 million, or 54 cents a share, a year earlier.

The company's revenue for the second quarter increased 27% year-over-year, although its gross profit margin declined. Air transportation revenue increased 45.5%, while ocean transportation revenue was up 12%. Truck transportation revenue declined slightly.

Balance Sheet

C H Robinson Worldwide has no long term debt and a quick ratio of 1.72, showing a strong ability to cover short-term cash needs.

Stock Ratios

The shares trade for 31.1 times earnings, compared to the company's industry group which trades for 23.4 times earnings, according to Thomson Reuters.

Analyst Ratings

Out of 20 analysts covering the company, 11 rate the shares a buy, while 9 recommend holding the shares, according to Thomson Reuters.

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