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10 Stocks to Own During a Dividend Bubble (Update2)

10. Stryker (SYK)

Company profile: Stryker, with a market value of $21 billion, makes medical devices and equipment used primarily in orthopedic procedures, such as reconstructive implants of knees and hips.

Dividend Yield: 1.55%

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 11% this year and have a three-year average annual return of 19%. Stryker has 13 "strong buy" ratings, three "moderate buys," and nine "holds," according to a survey by TheStreet Ratings.

9. Nucor (NUE - Get Report)

Company profile: Nucor is a manufacturer of steel and steel products, with operating facilities and customers mainly located in North America.

Dividend Yield: 3.33%

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 12% this year and 13% annually on average over the past three years. Analysts give Nucor seven "strong buy" ratings, one "moderate buy," six "holds," and one "moderate sell," according to a survey of analyst by TheStreet Ratings.

8. PPG Industries (PPG - Get Report)

Company profile: PPG makes glass, coating and optical products, ranging from polarized lenses for sunglasses and windshields for airplanes.

Dividend Yield: 2.55%

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 12% this year and 47% on average over the past three years. PPG's shares have four "strong buy" ratings, two "moderate buys," and seven "holds," per TheStreet Ratings.

7. Wells Fargo (WFC - Get Report)

Company profile: Wells Fargo is one of the four largest banks in the U.S., with $1.3 trillion in assets at the end of 2011. The company's businesses include mortgages, community banking, wholesale banking, and wealth, brokerage, and retirement services. Wells Fargo, along with Goldman Sachs (GS), said Wednesday that they received Wells notices from the Securities and Exchange Commission indicating that they companies may face civil enforcement actions over mortgage-backed securities that the firms sold in 2008, which may have played a role in the 2008 financial crisis.

Dividend Yield: 1.55%

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 13% this year and have a three-year average annual return of 38%. Wells Fargo has 16 "strong buy" ratings, three "moderate buys," and three "holds," TheStreet Ratings says.

6. Allianz (ALV)

Company profile: Allianz of Germany, Europe's biggest insurer, is a leading financial-services company that offers insurance and asset-management services.

Dividend Yield: 3.62%

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 15% this year and have a three-year average annual return of 24%. Allianz has one "strong buy" rating, and two "holds," according to TheStreet Ratings.

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