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1.) Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) is currently trading at $52.5 with a 1 year price target estimate of $57.94 (10.36% upside potential). For the current fiscal year this company boasts: 11.27% EPS growth and 10.44% revenue growth. 5yr dividend growth of 9.86% and a current dividend yield of 3.73%. Current diluted EPS is 3.28 with a P/E ratio of 16.01x. The profit margin is 13.78% with an ROA of 8.03% and an ROE of 22.12%. One thing on the radar to watch closely for this company is its debt/equity ratio of 68.83. Total cash is 8.89B and total debt is 18.22B.

2.) Shaw Communications Inc. (NYSE:SJR) is currently trading at $20.61 with a 1 year price target estimate of $25.07 (21.64% upside potential). For the current fiscal year this company boasts: 22.76% EPS growth and 28.78% revenue growth. 5yr dividend growth of 40.87% and a current dividend yield of 4.39%. Current diluted EPS is 1.1 with a P/E ratio of 18.81x. The profit margin is 10.99% with an ROA of 6.46% and an ROE of 16.62%. Like ABT, this company does have spiraling debt that does need to be factored in and watched carefully. Current debt/equity ratio is 166.77 with total cash of 609.00M and total debt of 5.52B.

3.) McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is currently trading at $89.49 with a 1 year price target estimate of $97.65 (9.12% upside potential). For the current fiscal year this company boasts: 12.58% EPS growth and 11.19% revenue growth. 5yr dividend growth of 27.53% and a current dividend yield of 3.21%. Current diluted EPS is 4.94 with a P/E ratio of 18.13x. The profit margin is 20.56% with an ROA of 15.80% and an ROE of 37.39%. McDonalds has a solid history and foundation despite its current debt/equity ratio of 82.15. Total cash is 2.07B and total debit is 12.28B, with a beta as low as 0.36. McDonalds seems to be a solid player with good dividend payments. Overall, it seems to be a safe bet.

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