2. Symantec Corporation ( SYMC): Anti-virus maker Symantec continues to stay relevant even though the PC market is declining and the mobile market is growing. Shares are at a 52-week high, closing at $24.55 recently. Symantec hired a new CEO in July 2013. The new leader reduced its product offering and focused on integrated its software solutions.
3. Amazon.com Inc. ( AMZN): Despite trading at lofty P/E levels, Amazon is viewed by the Morgan Stanley as a company to own. Amazon.com shares were defying logic for much of 2013, but have pulled back 8% from a 52-week high. JP Morgan downgraded Amazon, predicting gross profits would drop this year. JP Morgan also reduced its earnings estimates to $2.83 from $3.01 per share. Amazon has the capacity to grow subscribers at a loss. Amazon Prime memberships grew after the firm included a free trial with the Kindle Fire. Morningstar estimates up to 40% of the trials were upgraded to a paid membership.
( List compiled by Chris Lau, Kapitall Contributor)