These El Dorados Are the Long-Term Winners


Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel came up with the term "corporate El Dorado" while studying the common characteristics of the greatest stocks in S&P 500 history. He found that 97% of the total after-inflation accumulation from stocks came from reinvesting dividends.

Today, Motley Fool analyst Rex Moore reveals the results of his "Best Stocks for the Long Haul" screen for the month of August. These companies carry the same characteristics as Siegel's all-time winners. Hear Rex's commentary in the video below, see the full list of companies on his discussion board, and track the results of the screen in this CAPS profile.

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