5 Years From Now You'll Probably Wish You'd Grabbed These Stocks Now

Buy and hold stocks are ideal for traders looking for long-term gains without much work. Check out our recommendations for the stocks you'll wish you had five years from now.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson first started meeting the needs of customers back in 1886. The pharmaceutical company has stayed at the forefront of the space through innovation and quality design tradition.

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG)

Procter & Gamble's products first hit shelves back in 1837. Today, the company continues to build upon its 65 unique brands covering an extensive range of consumer goods.

Realty Income Corporation (NYSE: O)

Realty Income is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with over 11,000 properties in all 50 states and portions of Europe. The company calls itself "The Monthly Dividend Company" for its 622 consecutive dividends.

American Tower (NYSE: AMT)

American Tower is another REIT focusing on building a global wireless communications infrastructure. The company already has a presence in 25 countries spanning five continents.


Alphabet is the parent of the multinational technology giant Google. The company sits on an abundance of cash and has over a $1 trillion market capitalization. A split in 2014 caused two different classes of Alphabet stock to appear: Class A (GOOGL) confers one shareholder vote, while Class B (GOOG) does not.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT)

Microsoft is incredibly well-known for its computer hardware and software. The company continues to expand beyond its Windows and Office software, picking up LinkedIn and video game developer Activision-Blizzard. Microsoft has a ton of success already, but these new purchases set the company to take a large chunk of the metaspace.

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