5 Shares For 5 Years

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During economic downturns, the sensible investment opinion turns to defensive shares with good dividends, and you've heard plenty of Fools going on about Tesco, Vodafone and the like.

But what about those companies that can handle cyclical swings just fine, and are capable of coming out strongly in the next upswing? Here are five that I think fit the bill and will be well ahead in another five years' time.