In June, the Labor Department announced that inflation increased at its fastest rate in years. The stock market has been engulfed in uncertainty as a result of a sharp surge in commodity prices and a Chinese government crackdown on dual-listed companies. Raymond James has identified a number of equities that are Strong Buys and offer attractive returns to investors. There’s a good balance of growth and value in these equities. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, Union Pacific Corporation, and Prologis, Inc., for example, are among them.
Here is Insider Monkey’s list of the 15 best strong buy stocks to invest in. Old Second Bancorp, Inc. is ranked fifteenth. Over the last year, the stock has returned 43 percent to investors. It is a bank holding corporation with headquarters in Illinois. SmartFinancial, Inc. is rated fourteenth. In the last several months, the company’s stock has returned 73 percent to investors. SmartFinancial is a Tennessee-based bank holding company. Wabash National Corporation is ranked fourteenth. The company sells transportation and logistics systems that have been engineered. The company’s headquarters are in Indiana. Over the last year, the stock has returned 22% to investors. Banner Corporation came in 12th. Over the last few months, the company’s stock has returned more than 46 percent to investors. Banner is a bank holding company with headquarters in Washington. Wintrust Financial Corporation is ranked eleventh. The corporation is based in Illinois and functions as a financial holding company. The company’s stock is now trading at $70.2. Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) is ranked tenth. Over the last few months, the company’s stock has returned 68 percent to investors. The company’s stock is now selling at roughly $191 per share. Energy Transfer LP is ranked ninth. Over the last year, the stock has returned 56 percent to investors. Last year, Energy Transfer made over $39 billion in revenue. It is based in Texas and works in the energy sector. For more details, click 15 Best Strong Buy Stocks to Invest In.