Given that the Federal Reserve plans to keep interest rates low for at least another year, investors continue to turn to dividend stocks for yield. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy takes a look at some traditional dividend payers Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and compares their total return to master limited partnerships Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (UNKNOWN:KMP.DL) and Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE:ETP).
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