The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Chris Bledsoe and Austin Smith discuss topics around the investing world.

With an average yield of 2.85%, the 30 stocks in the Dow offer up some interesting large-cap dividends. In today's conversation, Chris asks Austin to pick his favorite dividend stock in the Dow. Austin selects a company with a history of paying a dividend for 35 years. 

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