10 Defensive European Stocks

We've screened for some moaty stocks that could be more resilient in a lower growth environment

Susan Dziubinski 3 November, 2021 | 3:44PM Sunniva Kolostyak
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Clogged supply chains and rising inflation have some experts concerned about growth in the fourth quarter and beyond and what that means for stocks. Of course, Morningstar isn’t in the business of predicting where the stock market is headed. Still, equities have been in rally mode for much of 2021, with US markets alone up around 20%. It’s not unreasonable to suggest that playing a little defence right now might be a good idea.

As such, we’re looking for some undervalued defensive stock ideas.

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Susan Dziubinski  Susan Dziubinski is senior product manager with Morningstar.com.