Is It Time for Disney to Increase Its Dividend?


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

In today's edition, Austin and Eric look at Dow blue chip Disney's paltry dividend and wonder whether it's time for the media juggernaut to up its payout. Despite what seems like an ultra-stingy payout, Austin doesn't mind it one bit. In his opinion, Disney has been a better allocator of capital than not only its competitors, but than individual shareholders as well.

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At the time thisarticle was published Austin Smithhas no positions in the stocks mentioned above.Eric Bleekerhas no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Walt Disney.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendWalt Disney. 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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