5. Infosys ( INFY) Company profile: Infosys, of India, is a global provider of IT-related products and services. The company's service portfolio includes consulting, system integration, software development, and business process outsourcing. Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 16% this year and have a three-year annualized return of 35%. Infosys is a highly popular mutual fund and exchange traded fund holding. The IT outsourcing specialist rises and falls with the tech economy, and the current outlook for that sector is positive. S&P has its shares rated "hold" as they have exceeded its price target and because of delays in decision-making from clients, particularly in Europe. Analysts tracked by S&P give it three "buy" ratings, two "buy/holds," 15 "holds," and one "weak hold." It's projected to earn $2.98 per share this year.