Better Defense Dividend: Boeing Vs. Lockheed Martin

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The following video is part of our "Better Dividend Buy" series. In this edition, Fool analysts Eric Bleeker and Andrew Tonner weigh two dividend champions of the defense industry: Boeing and Lockheed Martin. While Lockheed Martin sports a heady dividend yield pushing past 5%, both Eric and Andrew appreciate the diversification of Boeing's business. Its commercial airlines business gives it diversification from a defense industry with a rocky-looking future and an entry into fast-growing emerging markets.

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At the time this article was published Eric Bleekerand Andrew Tonner own shares of no companies listed above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, and L-3 Communications Holdings.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of L-3 Communications Holdings. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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