NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The search for potential dividend plays in 2013 has led me to high-quality names that lagged in 2012. Whether or not we fall off the fiscal cliff in the coming days and weeks, the outlook is for slower economic growth in the first half of the new year. As a result, I believe there will be a rotation into names that appear safer in early 2013.One such name on my radar screen is Boeing (BA - Get Report). At $76, the stock is up just 4% on the year, which is less than half the return of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. That said, the company is in the midst of a multiyear commercial aerospace upgrade cycle and is expected to post accelerating earnings growth over each of the next three years.
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