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Procter & Gamble has been paying dividends for 122 years, and it's raised its dividend payout for the past 56 consecutive years. Its yield stacks up very well with the average for the Dow Jones Industrials, and it's probably fair to say that this is one of the safer dividends around. The company is super strong, and John thinks it will outperform the market over the next five years or so. Its incredible product portfolio combined with its global reach makes this both an income and a capital gains play.

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John Reeves owns shares of Procter & Gamble. The Motley Fool owns shares of Clorox and Johnson & Johnson. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly-Clark, and Procter & Gamble. 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.