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10 Best-Performing 'Dividend Aristocrats'

5. Coca-Cola (KO)

Company profile: Coca-Cola, with a market value of $173 billion, makes carbonated and still beverages, and sells non-alcoholic beverages worldwide.

Dividend Yield: 2.65%

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 11% this year and have a three-year, average annual return of 25%. Analysts give its shares 10 "buy" ratings, five "buy/holds," and seven "holds," according to a survey of analysts by S&P.

4. AT&T (T)

Company profile: AT&T, with a market value of $194 billion, is the second-biggest U.S. wireless carrier, serving 89 million traditional customers and 12 million "connected devices" such as e-readers. It is also the dominant local phone company in 22 states.

Dividend Yield: 5.39%

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 12% this year and have a three-year, average annual return of 14%. Analysts give its shares seven "buy" ratings, six "buy/holds," 22 "holds," and one "sell," according to a survey of analysts by S&P.

3. Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Company profile: Abbott, with a market value of $97 billion, makes and markets pharmaceuticals, medical devices, blood glucose monitoring kits, and nutritional health-care products.

Dividend Yield: 3.29%

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 12.5% this year and have a three-year, average annual return of 18%. Analysts give its shares five "buy" ratings, five "buy/holds," 12 "holds," and one "sell," according to a survey of analysts by S&P. Analysts estimate it will earn $5.03 per share this year and $5.37 in 2013, or 7% growth.

2. Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT)

Company profile: Federal Realty, with a market value of $6 billion, is an equity real estate investment trust (REIT) that specializes in the ownership, management and redevelopment of community and neighborhood shopping centers.

Dividend Yield: 2.74%

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 13% this year and have a three-year, average annual return of 28%. Analysts give its shares two "buy" ratings, two "buy/holds," and 11 "holds," according to a survey of analysts by S&P. Analysts estimate that it will earn $2.40 per share this year and $2.65 in 2013.

1. Cincinatti Financial (CINF)

Company profile: Cincinatti Financial, with a market value of $6 billion, is an insurer that provides coverage for commercial casualty, commercial property, commercial auto, and workers' compensation risk.

Dividend Yield: 4.40%

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 19.5% this year and have a three-year, average annual return of 21%. Analysts give its shares six "holds" and one "sell," according to a survey of analysts by S&P.

>>To see these stocks in action, visit the 10 Best-Performing 'Dividend Aristocrats' portfolio on Stockpickr.

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