Is Verizon Communications the Top Tech Stock on the Dow?

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Counting both technology and telecom stocks, the Dow Jones Industrial Average boasts seven stocks that fall into either category. But these aren't your run-of-the-mill growth companies. In fact, most of the companies in the index fit the bill of mature, dividend-paying stalwarts, versus the kinds of high-growth businesses more often associated with the tech or telecom space. However, that doesn't necessarily mean these companies aren't worth investors' time. The Fool's technology editor recently sat down to sift through the tech stocks on the Dow and find which ones investors should like the most. Today, telecom powerhouse Verizon Communications is under the microscope. Listen on to find out if today's stock is a winner or loser in this space.

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Andrew Tonner has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. You can follow Andrew and all his writing on Twitter at @Andrew TonnerAnand Chokkavelu has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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