Top 10 Stocks to Invest in 2024 - Expert Picks for Maximum Returns

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By: Aquib Nawab


Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company, leads in tech with services like Google Search, Pixel smartphones, YouTube, and AI-driven Gemini. JPMorgan tips it as a top stock for 2024 due to ad growth and cost-cutting, all at a 22% discount to Apple.

1. Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

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Discover Financial, avoiding recession risks, offers credit and loans, ensuring growth. The robust financial state of American consumers adds to its stability. With a 2.4% dividend and low earnings payout, DFS shows promise for future gains.

2. Discover Financial Services (DFS)

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3. Walt Disney Co. (DIS)

Disney, led by CEO Bob Iger, is a worldwide entertainment leader with parks, cruises, films, and streaming services like Disney+ and Hulu. The company focuses on cost cuts to boost streaming revenue.

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PDD Holdings, a rising star in China's e-commerce since 2015, challenges giants like Alibaba and Its Q3 revenue soared by 94%, thanks to a 315% jump in sales. Known for mobile shops, affordable items, and perks like free shipping.

4. PDD Holdings Inc. (PDD)

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Warren Buffett, a top investor, eyes Occidental Petroleum (OXY). With a low P/E under 13 and 1.2% dividend, it's a value stock. Since 2019, his firm Berkshire Hathaway has been boosting its OXY shares, showing trust.

5. Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY)

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6. Match Group Inc. (MTCH)

Match Group, leading in online dating, owns Tinder, Hinge, With a P/E ratio of 16 and a 26% growth forecast in 5 years, it thrives as young people favor online dating and delay marriage.

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Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (ASR) saw a 34% rise in 2023. With good future outlook and fair valuation at 14 times 2024 earnings, it's a promising investment for 2024, expecting significant revenue growth.

7. Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste SAB de CV (ASR)

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Invest in Target Corp, a leading retail giant, now at a great price. With a low 15.4 times forward earnings, it stands out among competitors. It's resilient in downturns and offers a 3.2% dividend yield.

8. Target Corp. (TGT)

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9. Pimco 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index ETF (ZROZ)

The ZROZ ETF is ideal for investors expecting lower interest rates in 2024. It focuses on long-term bonds sensitive to rate shifts, gaining as rates drop. With a 26.6-year duration, it's set to gain from rate declines.

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Citigroup Inc., a value stock, trades at about 8 times forward earnings with a 4.1% dividend yield. Despite its 17% gain this year, it's half its book value, making it appealing. The firm's restructuring for cost cuts could offer big upside.

10. Citigroup Inc. (C)

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