How 1 Great, Diversified Dow Stock Earns Cash

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Austin Smith discusses topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Austin talks about United Technologies, a highly diversified Dow dividend that he loves. Its exposure across a wide array of industries provides some long-term insulation from market swings, as does its 20% emerging-market exposure. The good news for investors is that the company's recent acquisition of Goodrich doesn't appear to be baked into the stock price just yet, so you can still pick up mispriced shares today following the broad market's year-to-date run-up.

Surely United Tech's 2.4% dividend beats the market, but if you're shopping for another solid dividend option, there are better picks out there. You can learn about a few in our report: "Secure Your Future With 9 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks." In it you'll learn about nine truly great income stocks for the long haul.  Just click here to discover the winners we've picked.

At the time this article was published Austin Smith has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Lockheed Martin. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't 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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