Many investors still don't get it: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is no longer a growth stock -- it's a dividend stock. To settle it once and for all, in the video below Fool contributor Daniel Sparks puts Apple up against Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) in a dividend stock battle. Dividend veteran or not, Microsoft shows some weaknesses compared to Apple.

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