Dividend investors love to get as much income as they can find. But picking the best dividend stocks in the Dow Jones Industrials (DJINDICES: ^DJI ) takes more than just finding a high yield. You also need an ongoing commitment from a company to keep its payout growing over time. If you're planning to hold onto stocks for the long run, dividend growth is much more important than current dividend yield to your eventual results.

Fortunately, investors in the Dow Jones Industrials can get the best of both worlds: dividend growth and promising yields. All you have to do is look to an elite group of companies known as the Dividend Aristocrats. Let's take a closer look these stocks and why Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO), 3M (NYSE: MMM), and Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) stand out from the crowd.

Source: Motley Fool

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