3 High-Yielding Global Mega-Caps

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and analyst Jason Moser discuss topics across the investing world.

"High-yielding mega-caps" is a dramatic name for big, global companies that pay out solid dividends. A recent Bank of America analyst argued that now is a good time to invest in such stocks. Jason and John consider three of them in some detail, with John offering up his favorite one of the bunch.

We think now is a very good time to invest in high-yielding companies like the ones mentioned in the video. If you'd like to learn about some additional ideas, The Motley Fool has compiled a special free report outlining our nine top, dependable, dividend-paying stocks. It's called "Secure Your Future With 9 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks." You can access your copy today at no cost! Just click here to discover the winners we've picked.

Jason Moser has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. John Reeves owns shares of Procter & Gamble. The Motley Fool has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Procter & Gamble and Vodafone Group. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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  • Report this Comment On April 17, 2012, at 2:01 PM, funfundvierzig wrote:

    DuPont, a "technological leader"? This PR-generated IMAGE of this much shrunken old-line chemical conglomerate is largely without factual basis. When was the last high-profit, new blockbuster product or breakthrough technology coming out of the once fabled DuPont research and development?

    Last year's much touted DuPont "innovation" was a falsely marketed, misfiring lawn weed-killer now banned by the U. S. EPA. DuPont Imprelis has killed mature landscaping trees, evergreens and hardwoods by the tens of thousands across numerous states. Total losses confronting DuPont and its unnamed insurers has been estimated at $1 billion or more! The total tab will continue to grow as fresh damage is being discovered this spring.

    "Technology leader"? In 2012, the true technology leader in seeds is Monsanto, in ag chemicals, Syngenta, in chemicals, BASF and Dow Chemical...funfun..

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