Top Dividend Stock for 2012: Procter & Gamble

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which premium projects coordinator Erin Corr and analyst Paul Chi discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Erin and Paul discuss one of Paul's favorite dividend stocks, Procter & Gamble. P&G is an innovative consumer goods company that has a long history of increasing dividends, but it's not bulletproof. Looking forward, we'll see if the company can fight off competition from generics, which have been gaining adoption from value-conscious shoppers.

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At the time thisarticle was published Erin Corr has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Paul Chi owns shares of Procter & Gamble. The Motley Fool owns shares of Costco Wholesale.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendCostco Wholesale and Procter & Gamble. 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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