Here at the Fool, we're passionate about investing. It permeates every level of this organization. Today, we thought we'd mix up our normal roundtable format. Instead of collecting a narrow group of analysts, we decided to go for a broader slice of the company. Remember, it serves investors well to take in a Motley view and not a myopic one.
Let's see which five companies have grabbed our attention here at Fool Headquarters.
Meredith Bessette, executive assistant: While SandRidge
Bryan White, Motley Fool Stock Advisor analyst: Corning's
Ellen Bowman, Stock Advisor editor: Corning has been on my personal watch list since Stock Advisor first recommended it in the August 2011 issue. I agree with the argument that it's an innovator disguised as a sleepy, established company, and I'm excited about the future of its Gorilla Glass product in smartphones and other mobile devices.
Marthe LaRosiliere, general counsel: Despite its hefty price, Intuitive Surgical
Charly Travers, Motley Fool Million Dollar Portfolio analyst: I'm calling Dendreon
David Williamson, health-care editor: Staying with the health-care sector, let me suggest Aeterna Zentaris
In our sights
So there you have it -- five companies that have caught our attention and deserve to be watched. But if you want to see which five companies we are buying, download our special free report, "5 Stocks The Motley Fool Owns -- and You Should, Too."
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