Dow Dividend Checkup: Procter & Gamble

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

Procter & Gamble has been paying dividends for 122 years, and it's raised its dividend payout for the past 56 consecutive years. Its yield stacks up very well with the average for the Dow Jones Industrials, and it's probably fair to say that this is one of the safer dividends around. The company is super strong, and John thinks it will outperform the market over the next five years or so. Its incredible product portfolio combined with its global reach makes this both an income and a capital gains play.

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At the time this article was published John Reevesowns shares of Procter & Gamble. The Motley Fool owns shares of Clorox and Johnson & Johnson.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendJohnson & Johnson, Kimberly-Clark, and Procter & Gamble. 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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