BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Consumer-goods makers are some of analysts' least favorite companies. Still, there are great investments in the sector. Here are two of researchers' top picks. Both are expected to outperform indices by wide margins.
Jana Partners are placing three members on Tiffany's board.
There is so much buying power in so many new areas.
Jim Cramer is waiting for a pullback in Hershey and still likes AT&T. Gilead needs to make an acquisition to get its stock moving.
Jim Cramer said buying Jarden allows Newell to increase pricing power, lower its costs and focus on higher-margin businesses.
Jim Cramer is bullish on Newell Rubbermaid, following its merger with Jarden