Face-Off on Stocks: Dividend Plays for a Tough Market

StarbucksThere's a lot to be said for reliable dividend paying stocks in any market and if they can offer a smidgen of safety in uncertain equity waters, well, so much the better.

But when a stock looks like it can return a steady or rising stream of cash back to shareholders, while also looking like a bargain, that's an investment that should theoretically outperform.

Starbucks, Intel and Del Monte look capable of making good on the dividend side of that combination. Whether shares are buys at current levels, as always, is a matter of debate. Check out the bull and bear cases for Starbucks (SBUX), Intel (INTC) and Del Monte Foods (DLM) in the video below:

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