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2 Best Stocks to Set You Up for Early Retirement

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2 Best Stocks to Set You Up for Early Retirement

Companies with demonstrable competitive advantages in profitable industries are likely to do well over the long haul. Home improvement retailer Home Depot (NYSE: HD) and snack and beverage giant PepsiCo (NASDAQ: PEP) are two wonderful stocks that I believe could position their shareholders for early retirements. A $10,000 investment in Home Depot made 10 years ago with dividends reinvested would now be worth more than $72,000 -- giving it an average annual total return rate of 21.9%.