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Capital One Financial is a diversified financial services company, that has a variety of financial products and services with its banking and nonbanking services. On May 27, 2005 Capital One became a financial holding company. Their are many, many different subsidiaries that Capital One has aquired. They are a large-cap growth company that is in the Finance sector. Capital One Financial is also expected to outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk. Stock scouters from MSN Money gave Capital One a rating of 8.
Medtronic, Inc. is a medical technology company that provides solutions for people with chronic diseases. Their are five segments to Medtronic. Cardiac Rhythm Managment supplies medical devices that are used to treat heart conditions. Spinal, Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) and Surgical Navigation Technologies, offers products for the treatment of spinal disorders and ear, nose, and throat disorders. Neurological and Diabetes that has products for the treatment of neurological disorders, diabetes, and gastroenterology. The vascular segment offers products for the treatment of coronary artery disease and even aneurysms. Lastly Cardiac Surgery, offers products for the treament of artery disease and heart disorders. Medtronic, Inc is a large cap company in the health sector that is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with very low risk. Stock scouters gave Medtronic a rating of 6.
Microsoft develops, manufactures, and supports many products for many computing devices. Some of their software products include scalable operating systems, PC's, server applications, information productivity applications, business solutions applications, software development tools, and mobile devices. Microsoft also provides consulting services and product support services. They are also the makers of the XBox video games and consols. The online business of Microsoft includes MSN subscription and MSN network of Internet products and services. Microsoft Corporation is a large cap growth stock in the technology sector and is expected to match the market over the next six months with very low risk. Stock scouters gave it a rating of 6.
Precision Drilling Corporation is a Oil and Gas Equipment services company. This company is also operating in Calgary, Alberta. They are a Canadian energy services trust company. Precision Drilling provides drilling services to the Canadian oil and gas industry
PepsiCo,Inc is a snack and beverage company that operates globally. They market a range of salty, sweet, carbonated, and non-carbonated beverages, and foods. They operate in four different divisions: Frito Lay, PepsiCo beverages, PepsiCo International, and Quaker Foods. Many of Pepsi's products are brought to the market through direct store delivery, broker warehouse, and food and vending distribution. Pepsi is a large-cap growth company in the consumer non-durable sector and is expected outperform the market over the next six months with very low risk. Stock scouters on MSN.com give Pepsi a rating of 6.
Pentair, Inc is an industrial manufacturing company operating in the Water and Technical Products. The Water group provides products that are used in the movement, storage, treament, and enjoyment of water. The Technical products group designs and manufactures custom enclosures that house and protect electronics. Pentair is a mid-cap company in the basic industries sector and is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk.
(all information used in the descriptions of these stocks was taken from www.moneycentral.com)