The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics across the investing world.

In our ongoing series about Dow stocks, Dave looks at the prospects of IBM over the next five years or so. He takes a close look at its dividend and then considers the factors that might lead to underperformance. The video concludes with Dave's recommendation on IBM.

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