If you’re looking for a new blue-chip stock to buy, you might consider starting your search with the Dow Jones Industrial Average‘s 30 constituents. They’re big, tenured companies that have been hand-picked to represent the market’s very best. If the price for any of these stocks has recently pulled back, so much the better.
To this end, the stock price for Dow components Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO), Boeing (NYSE: BA), and Visa (NYSE: V) lost more ground than any other Dow stocks did in January, falling 9.2%, 8.7%, and 6.8%, respectively, last month.
But before blindly buying into all three of these stocks, take a moment to properly consider your purchase. The companies are all worthy of ownership, but each comes packed with its own unique pros and cons that investors should consider on a case-by-case basis. Let’s take a closer look.