The Top 25 Dividend Stocks for 2012: Yum! Brands

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Eric Bleeker, senior technology editor, and analyst Jim Royal discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Jim takes a look at Yum! Brands and its outstanding opportunity in China. While investors might be gun-shy about China because of recent accounting scandals, Yum! gives exposure to China while allowing investors to rest behind American corporate governance. In addition, Jim suggests some other alternative international opportunities, such as Arcos Dorados.

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At the time thisarticle was published Eric Bleeker does not own shares of the companies listed above. Jim Royal owns shares of McDonald's. The Motley Fool owns shares of Yum! Brands.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of McDonald's and Yum! Brands. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not 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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