8. Vale (VALE - Get Report) is a metals and mining company and a producer of iron ore and iron ore pellets.
7. Invesco (IVZ - Get Report) is an asset-management company, which Barclays believes is best positioned to profit from a transition out of fixed-income vehicles and into riskier asset classes in 2011, as Invesco's asset base is nearly 50% in equities or equity-related assets. Barclays sees the operating margin rising from the mid-thirty-percent range to just beneath 40% if it can leverage its retail products into the institutional space and expand its asset base. Barclays' target suggests a potential 35% return in the next 12 months. Other researchers are also bullish. Of those covering the stock, 65%, comprising Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and JPMorgan advise purchasing Invesco.