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

In today's edition, they continue their series of lookin at one dividend stock to buy and one to sell in 2012. In this edition, Andrew sells France Telecom as unrest in Europe threatens to sends its payouts the to the same fate as some of Europe's other telecom companies. On the other side, Austin advocates food giant Kroger. Listen in as two of our analysts tell you exactly why one dividend deserves your time and another deserves the cold shoulder.

Austin Smith and Andrew Tonner own no shares of the companies listed above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Whole Foods Market, Telefonica, SUPERVALU, and Costco Wholesale. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Costco Wholesale, Whole Foods Market, and France Telecom and buying calls in SUPERVALU. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.