Dow Showdown: Verizon vs. Disney

This video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology and media editor/analyst Andrew Tonner and consumer goods editor/analyst Austin Smith discuss topics across the investing world.

As part of the Motley Fool Madness series, Andrew and Austin go head-to-head analyzing two Dow titans of industry. In today's showdown, Dow heavyweights Verizon Communications and Disney square off. Verizon has a substantial share of the telecom world under lock and key and has laid a strong foundation for its future. Disney, on the other hand, has one of the world's strongest brands and nice diversification across the entertainment spectrum. While Andrew and Austin present strong arguments for both companies, a team of all-star Motley Fool analysts will ultimately select who advances in the Dow bracket. Watch the video to find out which company they expect to outperform in the year ahead.

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