CNBC Pro

These defensive stocks have domestic sales, big dividend yields and are beating the market

People walk by a CVS Pharmacy store in the Manhattan borough of New York City.
Shannon Stapleton | Reuters

Amid heightened market volatility and geopolitical risk, certain defensive stocks could be poised to outperform.

More In Pro Insight

Stocks are likely to get smacked down in the first half of 2023 before markets improve
CNBC ProStocks are likely to get smacked down in the first half of 2023 before markets improve
The S&P 500 hasn't bottomed before a recession since WWII
CNBC ProThe S&P 500 hasn't bottomed before a recession since WWII
Three pharmaceutical stocks were last week's top performers — and analysts gave one 40% upside
CNBC ProThree pharmaceutical stocks were last week's top performers — and analysts gave one 40% upside