This video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which the Fool's Austin Smith and David Williamson discuss topics around the investing world.
As part of the Motley Fool Madness series, Austin and David go head-to-head analyzing two Dow titans of industry. In today's showdown, fast-food giant McDonald's faces off against Big Pharma heavyweight Johnson & Johnson. McDonald's has a strong global presence coupled with a stronger brand, but has the stock run too far, too fast? At the same time, J&J has suffered through a painful set of recalls and struggled to grow revenue, especially here at home. However, looking ahead, which company has a greater catalyst for growth? Austin and David present their arguments, and our all-star team of analysts ultimately makes the call on the better Dow stock for the next twelve months.
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