The Dow's Top Dividend Payer

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AT&T is currently the Dow's top dividend payer. Its yield is roughly 5.6%, which is considerably higher than the average for the index. Jason digs in and feels there's more there than just a recognizable name. He raises some concerns about competitive pressures on the company, however. The video concludes with an assessment of AT&T's prospects going forward.

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