European Granolas or the US magnificent 7, 6, 5…

Don’t miss out on key opportunities in the European markets!

While US markets have been making headlines, Europe’s equity market has also soared. In February, the Stoxx 600 Index hit a record high, surpassing its 2022 peak. This surge is largely thanks to eleven key stocks, known as the Granolas (SIMILAR TO THE AMERICAN MAGNIFICENT 7).

Coined by Goldman Sachs in 2020, the term Granolas term is a loose acronym for these companies: GlaxoSmithKline, Roche, ASML, Nestlé, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, L’Oréal, LVMH, AstraZeneca, SAP, and Sanofi. The name “Granolas” was created to highlight these stocks’ collective strength in driving the European market, much like a nutritious bowl of granola.


Who Are the Granolas?

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK): A leader in pharmaceuticals, especially vaccines and treatments.

Roche: Renowned for its cancer treatments and diagnostics.

ASML: Supplies essential equipment for semiconductor manufacturing.

Nestlé: The world’s largest food and beverage company.

Novartis: Innovator in medicines for various health conditions.

Novo Nordisk: Specialises in diabetes care.

L’Oréal: Global beauty industry leader.

LVMH: Dominates the luxury goods market.

AstraZeneca: Known for its Covid-19 vaccine and other treatments.

SAP: Enterprise software giant.

Sanofi: Develops treatments for a wide range of diseases.


Should You Invest in the Granolas?

Diversification: These stocks span various industries, offering a balanced portfolio.

Stability and Growth: Leaders in their fields, these companies promise both stability and potential growth.

Market Influence: Their performance heavily influences European market trends.

Innovation: Leaders in innovation across pharmaceuticals, technology, and consumer goods.



The Granolas are a powerhouse of stocks boosting European equity markets. Their diverse industry presence, stability, and growth potential make them attractive investment options. BUT always take advice and consider your financial goals before investing.

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