The following video is from Monday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Ron Gross and Jason Moser discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.
In his letter to shareholders, General Electric (NYSE:GE) CEO Jeff Immelt says that increasing the company's dividend is his top priority. GE plans to return $18 billion to shareholders this year in dividends and share buybacks. What does the news mean for investors? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts talk about the future of GE.
The relevant video segment can be found between 1:27 and 5:22.
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