Reliable Shares for a Beginner's Portfolio


In this edition, Sonia Rehill is joined by David Kuo to discuss what characteristics he believes an investing newbie should look for in a company. Taking a look at five FTSE 100 companies -- SABMiller (ISE: SAB.L) , GlaxoSmithKline (NYS: GSK.L) , British American Tobacco (NYS: BTI) , Unilever (ISE: UL.L) , and Vodafone (ISE: VOD.L) -- they look at the importance of dividends, sector diversification, and exposure to foreign markets. Want to know which of the above David views as an "accidental growth company"? Simply click the link below to watch the video!

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David own shares in GlaxoSmithKline, British American Tobacco, Unilever, and Vodafone. Sonia owns shares in GSK, Unilever, and Vodafone. The Motley Fool owns shares of GlaxoSmithKline. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend GlaxoSmithKline and Unilever. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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