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3 Blue Chip Stocks Selling at Bargain Prices

Matthew Johnston

Consumer staples stocks have taken a bit of a beating this year, struggling even more than the rather sluggish performance of the broader market. As for the top three holdings in the XLP, Coca Cola is down 7.6%, PepsiCo is down 16.2%, and Procter & Gamble is down 19.3%. Far from being a warning sign that there’s something wrong with consumer staples, this “universal carnage is leaving opportunities,” according to CEO Jenny Van Leeuwen Harrington of Gilman Hill Asset Management.