Are you getting the best rate from your broker?
Compare your broker's rates now to find out if you can save money

Choose your broker below
Welcome to Dividend.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you
Dividend logo

Even with the recent downturn, there’s still one constant: stocks remain very expensive.

After one of the longest bull markets in history, valuations for many equities are well-above historic norms. This poses an interesting conundrum for investors. Indexes are at the mercy of these expensive valuations and could be subjected to some big drawdowns as volatility increases. But there’s still plenty of potential for gains as the economy is going strong.

What’s an investor to do?

The answer? Start picking individual stocks again. According to several analysts and investment banks, the high valuations of today’s equities implies that this could be a real “stock picker’s” market. For investors, now could be the best time to load up on shares of quality companies for the long haul.

For more investment concepts, visit our Dividend Investing Ideas Center.

To read the Full Story, Go Premium or Log In

Popular Articles

Premium Eli%20lilly%20sign
News

Eli Lilly Moves up 4 Spots on Most Watched Stocks List

Last week’s five-place jump on the most watched list was further cemented this week with another...

Premium Senior%20lady%20protecting%20piggy%20bank
News

Fidelity's Five Rules to Protect Your Retirement Income

Income. It’s what retirement is made of.

After years of compounding and accumulation, turning...

News

Philip Morris International Inc. Leads 50 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend This Week

There are 50 stocks going ex-dividend this week starting Monday, June 18. For income investors...