The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer-goods editor/analyst Austin Smith discusses topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Austin talks about some of his favorite dividend stocks. All of the companies mentioned in the video have raised their dividend for five years or more, and all yield greater than 3%.

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