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Stocks Our Favorite Large-Cap Managers Have Been Buying

Morningstar medalist managers picked up these names during the fourth quarter of 2016.

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U.S. stocks posted strong gains in the last quarter of 2016: The S&P 500 rose about 4% while the blue-chip-dominated Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 8.7% for the quarter. 

The biggest market mover during the period was Donald Trump's surprising presidential election win. That unexpected victory triggered shifts in performance across markets as investors rewarded companies that seemed poised to benefit from deregulation and infrastructure spending.

Manuela Badawy does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.