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7. United Technologies

Liability Adjusted Cash Flow Yield: 4.5%

Dividend Yield: 2.63%

LACFY/10-Year Treasury Yield: 2.17

Return on Invested Capital: 19%

There's a good chance that you've used a United Technologies (UTX) product without noticing. In addition to Otis (elevators) and Carrier (air conditioners), United Technologies' portfolio of companies includes Sikorsky and Pratt & Whitney -- two prominent suppliers of commercial and military aviation technology.

This year, United Technologies made a $16.5 billion acquisition of Goodrich -- a very big bet on aviation (actually, the biggest bet the company has ever made).

Historically, United Technologies has allocated capital very wisely -- a fact reflected in the company's impressive return on invested capital. However, the same cannot be said of Goodrich (GR) (5% return on invested capital), an expensive company to buy (1.54% liability-adjusted cash flow yield).

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