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Rely On Long-Term Trends

Folmar’s final pick is Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE: SU), a company that explores, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The Alberta, Canada—based company offers a modest dividend, and “The company’s stock has outperformed most of the market in the last year or so,” says Folmar.


Company (Exchange: Symbol) Price* 12- to 18-Month Price Target P/E on Projected 2005 Earnings Est. 5-Yr. Annual EPS Growth Rate Why Stock Will Outperform
Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) $23.44 $33.00 22 6% The company has a dividend yield of almost 3% and should experience an increase in revenues as the economy improves.
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) $24.17 $43.00 26 6% The company will continue to benefit from being a leader in software development.
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) $26.27 $45.00 17 6% Recent bad news has depressed the stock, but the companywill bounce back in the near future.
Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) $11.33 $25.00 6.5 6% The company should benefit from the sale of its new hybrid SUV.
Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE: SU) $40.21 $46.00 21.9 6% As the demand for oil and natural gas increases, the company’s earnings should increase.
* AS OF MARCH 31, 2005