The Motley Fool's recent list of the 25 Best Companies in America features some excellent businesses. But as Fool contributor Daniel Sparks discusses with Fool.com's Alison Southwick in the video below, a great company doesn't always make a great investment. To illustrate, Daniel takes a closer look at Teradata (NYSE: TDC ) and Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ: SWKS ) .
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