The following video is part of this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Jason Moser and Joe Magyer, discuss the latest business news. Seadrill is one of the largest operators of offshore oil rigs. The company's stock also pays a huge dividend. In this video segment, the guys discuss whether the dividend is too high, given what else the company could do with the money, and whether investors should view Seadrill as a traditional "dividend stock".
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