These high quality stocks can withstand a recession, Jefferies says

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 09, 2020 in New York City.
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With the stock market is continuing its dramatic sell-off in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Jeffries analysts put together a list of high quality stocks that they believe will outperform during turbulent times.

The stocks "include those that held up well in the last downturn, businesses that are well differentiated vs. peers and stocks that have both yield and the cash-flow to support their dividend," Jefferies said in a note to clients.