Top 10 Best Winning Stocks for 2011
Apple (AAPL)- Apple Inc., together with subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers, mobile communication and media devices, and portable digital music players, as well as sells related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications worldwide. The company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, retail stores, direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, resellers, and value-added resellers.
Agrium (AGU)- Agrium Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces and markets agricultural nutrients, industrial products, and specialty products worldwide, as well as involves in the retail supply of agricultural products and services in North and South Americas. The companys Retail segment markets crop nutrient products, including nitrogen, phosphate, potash, sulphur, and micronutrients; crop protection products, such as herbicides, fungicides, adjuvants, and insecticides; and seeds.
The Dow Chemical Company (DOW)- The Dow Chemical Company engages in the manufacture and sale of chemicals, plastic materials, agricultural, and other products and services worldwide. The companys Electronic and Specialty Materials segment offers materials for chemical mechanical planarization pads and slurries, chemical processing and intermediates, electronic displays, food and pharmaceutical processing and ingredients, PCB materials, semiconductor packaging, connectors and industrial finishing, and water purification. Its Coatings and Infrastructure segment provides sticking and bonding solutions; insulation, housewrap, sealant, adhesive products and systems, and construction chemicals; and other coating materials.
East West Bancorp (EWBC)- East West Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for East West Bank, which provides a range of personal and commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, business executives, professionals, and other individuals in California. The company offers various deposit products, including personal and business checking and savings accounts, time deposits and individual retirement accounts, travelers checks, safe deposit boxes, and MasterCard and Visa merchant deposit services.
Entropic Communications, Inc. (ENTR)- Entropic Communications, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, engages in the design, development, and marketing of systems solutions to enable connected home entertainment. It offers home networking chipsets based on the Multimedia over Coax Alliance standard; high-speed broadband access chipsets; integrated circuits that simplify and enhance digital broadcast satellite services; and silicon TV tuner integrated circuits.
Lennar Corp. (LEN)- Lennar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home builder and provider of financial services in the United States. The company’s homebuilding operations include the construction and sale of single-family attached and detached homes, and multi-level residential buildings, as well as the purchase, development, and sale of residential land directly and through unconsolidated entities. Its financial services comprise providing mortgage financing, title insurance, and closing services for buyers of its homes and others.
Mosaic (MOS)– The Mosaic Company engages in the production and marketing of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients for the agriculture industry worldwide. The company produces phosphate crop nutrients for use in crop nutrients and feed phosphate for animal feed ingredients. It also produces and sells potash for use as fertilizers and animal feed ingredients, as well as in industrial applications.
Royal Caribbean (RCL)- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates in cruise vacation industry in North America and internationally. The company owns five cruise brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, and CDF Croisieres de France. The Royal Caribbean International brand serves the contemporary segments providing a range of onboard services, amenities, and activities. Its offerings principally include swimming pools, sun and lawn decks, spa facilities, beauty salons, bungee jumping trampolines, boxing rings, gaming facilities, lounges, bars, dining venues, hot glass shows, retail shopping, libraries, recreational areas for youth of various ages, cinemas, conference centers, Internet cafes, shore excursions at each port of call, ice skating rinks, and water park.
Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA)- Royal Dutch Shell plc operates as an oil and gas company worldwide. The company explores for, and extracts crude oil and natural gas. It also converts natural gas to liquids to provide cleaner burning fuels; markets and trades natural gas and power; extracts bitumen from mined oil sands and convert it to synthetic crude oil; and develops wind power to generate electricity.
Transocean (RIG)- Transocean Ltd. provides offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells worldwide. It offers deepwater and harsh environment drilling, oil and gas drilling management, and drilling engineering and project management services.