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Stocks That Could Benefit From the Baby Boomers

By JLP | February 27, 2007

DISCLAIMER – I’m not recommending any of the following stocks.

There was an interesting article in this week’s Barrons about stocks that could benefit as Baby Boomers age. The list (click on the ticker symbol to see the company’s stats):



Boomer Stocks

COMPANY

SYMBOL

RECENT
PRICE

Allergan Pharma

AGN

$112

AMN Health

AHS

27

Estee Lauder

EL

48

Hartford Financial

HIG

97

Pulte Homes

PHM

32

Starwood Hotels

HOT

68

Stericycle

SRCL

79

UnitedHealth

UNH

54

Walgreen

WAG

46

Whole Foods Market

WFMI

52

Topics: Investing | 7 Comments »


7 Responses to “Stocks That Could Benefit From the Baby Boomers”

  1. StockRake Says:
    February 28th, 2007 at 12:32 am

    I like WAG and UNH as buys as soon as the selling abates in the market.

  2. Mark Says:
    February 28th, 2007 at 7:59 am

    I’m curious as why starwood hotels is on this list…will baby boomers be staying at more sheratons when they go on vacation?

  3. JLP Says:
    February 28th, 2007 at 9:35 am

    Mark,

    Here’s the note Barron’s has on Starwood Hotels:

    “Boomers like non-commodity hotels offering ‘lifestyle’ experiences.”

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