The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, and Brendan Byrnes, industrials editor and analsyt, discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, they talk about General Electric, which recently increased its dividend and is now above 4%. Austin and Brendan analyze big-time multinational companies that are trading for cheap right now. GE is the biggest dividend producer of the group, but does that make it the best?

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