Dividends can make you rich, and Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) is one of the healthiest dividend payers on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI).

But Coke's 2.9% yield is not dramatically stronger than the 2.6% Dow average or the 2.8% you'll find at archrival PepsiCo (NASDAQ:PEP). So what sets Coca-Cola's dividend apart from Pepsi or from other Dow stocks? In the video below, Fool analyst Anders Bylund explains why Coca-Cola's dividend ranks among the best of the best.

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