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The 10 Best American Companies: Part 1 – Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), Google Inc. (GOOG)

Below is a chart comparing these three companies to the S&P 500’s performance over the past five years.



COST data by YCharts

The Foolish Bottom Line…

Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL), Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), and Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) have all done tremendous jobs of growing their companies, treating employees well, and showing consistency to investors. They all offer great opportunities for customers and employees, but they also manage to make money and keep shareholders happy at the same time. In my opinion, these are all companies that should be considered “buys” by investors, and are surely three of the top companies in America.

Reminder: Check back for the next two posts with the remaining seven companies that I consider the top ten in America.

The article The 10 Best American Companies: Part 1 originally appeared on Fool.com and is written by Tyler Wofford.

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