The following video is part of our nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show, with host Chris Hill talking with Ron Gross, James Early, and Joe Magyer. This week, dividends being paid by companies in the S&P 500 reached a record level. In this segment, the guys compare companies paying dividends with share buybacks and acquisitions as a way to allocate capital. Since companies such as Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson are well-known dividend stocks, the guys identify a few off-the-radar dividend stocks for investors to consider.

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