(This is the first in a three-part series listing highly rated stocks that sell-side analysts expect to rise the most over the next 12 months. Part 2 covers small-cap stocks and Part 3 covers mid-caps.)
The stock market always looks ahead. Why else would the S&P 500 Index have returned 15% for 2020 as of Dec. 11 even as COVID-19 cases are setting daily records?
Below is a list of the 20 stocks in the S&P 500
that are rated “buy” by at least three of four analysts that are expected to rise the most over the next year. Following that list is a summary of analysts’ opinions about the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average…