1 Dividend to Buy and 1 Dividend to Sell

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology editor/analyst Andrew Tonner and analyst/editor Isaac Pino discuss topics across the investing world.

In this installation of our popular article series, Isaac and Andrew sit down to talk about one dividend stock they like and one worth avoiding. Isaac discusses heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar, while Andrew talks about the telecom player Consolidated Communications. With dividend investing all the rage at present, investors need to know exactly what they're buying before they invest. These century-old companies, both founded in Illinois, might be following two very different paths. Listen to find out which stock could prosper and which one you should pass on.

Consolidated and Caterpillar present two age-old business models headed in two very different directions. For ideas on dividend stocks that will drive your portfolio value higher, The Motley Fool has compiled a special FREE report outlining our 11 favorite, dependable, dividend-paying stocks. It's called "Secure Your Future With 11 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks". You can access your complimentary copy today at no cost! Just click here to discover the winners we've picked.

At the time thisarticle was published Isaac Pino and Andrew Tonner have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool has no positions in the stocks mentioned above.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendWestport Innovations. 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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