4 Consumer Staples Stocks On Investors' Shopping List As The Fed Stands Pat
The U.S. Federal Reserve reaffirmed its view that the current 0 – 0.25% target range for the federal funds rate remains appropriate.
It cited moderate increases to household spending and business fixed investment along with further improvement in the housing sector; however, net exports have been soft. As rates remain low, businesses and consumers with have continued incentive to spend, and the stocks on our list could benefit the most.
NVR Inc. (NYSE: NVR) - $1,587.50
NVR, Inc. is engaged in the construction and sale of single-family detached homes, townhomes and condominium buildings. The Company also operates a mortgage banking and title services business through its wholly-owned subsidiary, NVR Mortgage Finance, Inc. (NVRM).
- Market Cap: $6,396,332,063
- Revenue (LTM): $4,742,022,000
- EV/Revenue: 1.4x
- P/E: 21.0x
- Market Cap: $13,180,494,078
- Revenue (LTM): $20,881,000,000
- EV/Revenue: 0.9x
- P/E: 19.8x
Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) - $168.46
Appliances, Tools & Housewares
Whirlpool Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. The Company manufactures products in 14 countries and markets products in nearly every country across the world under brand names, such as Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air and Indesit.
Its principal products are laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers and other portable household appliances.
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