Here’s Warren Buffett’s Best Dividend Yielding Stock Holdings

Let’s take this time right now to take a quick look at Warren Buffett’s best yielding stocks that are currently being held in the billionaire’s fund. He actually owns 37 stocks at this time, but only 28 of them are currently paying dividends. GlaxoSmithKline is the highest paying dividend stock for Berkshire Hathaway, and it currently yields 4.87%, which is a fine dividend from the British drug company. The top dividend stocks in the Berkshire portfolio are a combination of newspaper businesses, drug companies and oil and gas conglomerates.

If you’d like to take a quick look at the entirety of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway portfolio, as well as the latest stock movements as of the second quarter in 2012, you can do so by going here. As mentioned earlier, the portfolio contains 37 stocks and the total worth of said portfolio is $74,321,328,000. Warren Buffett has recently added eight new stocks to the portfolio, as well as two entire companies. There was a 1.21% change in the holdings of Philips 66, which was of the biggest move made during this time.

Here’s a quick look at the best dividend yielding stocks and Warren Buffett’s portfolio:

Sanofi (SNY) currently boasts a market capitalization of $117.27 billion. There are a grand total of 113,719 people employed by this company, and the revenue of the company is $45,501.50 million. The current net income of the business is $6312.95 million. The EBITDA earnings of this business is $13,281.33 million. The percentage margin of the EBITDA is 29.19%, while the operating margin is 16.18%, and the net profit margin is 13.87%.

If we were to look at the financial analysis of this business, we would learn that the company’s total debt represents 15.14% of their total assets coupled with the relationship of the debt to equity which amounts to 27.46%. Because of the current financial make up, the company’s ROI was 10.42%. The earnings-per-share of 12 trailing months rose to $3.15. The company also paid out a total of $1.72 per share in dividends to the company shareholders.

The market valuation, based on the price ratios of Sanofi, is as follows: the current P/E ratio is 14.07. The P/S ratio is 2.61, and the P/B ratio is 1.62. The company’s dividend yield is 3.79%, while the beta ratio is 0.92.

General Dynamics (GD) currently boasts a market capitalization of $23.41 billion. This business employs a total of 93,500 people. The revenue generated by this company is $32,677.00 million. The business’ net income is at the level of $2552.00 million. The EBITDA reached a total of $4418.00 million. The margin of the EBITDA is a total of 13.52%. The total operating margin is 11.71%, while the net profit margin is 7.81%.

When doing a financial analysis of this business, we learn that the total debt of the company represents 11.27% of its assets and the total debt related to equity and this amounts to 29.70%. Because of this and the company’s financial situation, they were able to realize a ROI of 19.23%. The earnings-per-share during the 12 trailing months reached the price of $6.85 per share. The dividend paid out by this company over the last fiscal year was a total of $1.88 per share which went to all of its shareholders.

The company price ratios and market valuation is as follows: the P/E ratio of this business is 9.68. The P/S ratio is 0.71, and the P/B ratio is 1.78. The dividend yield of this business is 3.08%, while the beta ratio is 1.24.

Wells Fargo (WFC) currently has a market capitalization of $185.38 billion. There are 26,400 people employed by this business, and it generates a total of $49,412.00 million. The net income of this banking giant is $16,211.00 million during the second quarter. The EBITDA earnings were in the amount of $31,310.00 million. The margin for EBITDA was 63.37%. The operating margin was 29.22%, and they reached a net profit margin of 20.03%. It’s obvious that not all banks are struggling in this economy.

When doing a financial analysis of this business, we learned that their total debt only represents 13.28% of the company’s assets and the total debt when related to the equity amounts to 124.39%. Because of this current financial situation that Wells Fargo finds itself in, they were able to realize a total ROI of 12.19%. The last 12 trailing months EPS hit a total value of $3.03 per share. The company paid out a total of $.48 per share in dividends to its shareholders during the last fiscal year.

The market valuation of Wells Fargo as far as price ratios are concerned, is as follows: their current P/E ratio is 11.60. The P/S ratio is 2.28, and the P/B ratio is 1.43. The dividend yield of this business is 2.52%, while the beta ratio is 1.33.

Intl. Business Machines (IBM) has a current market capitalization of $234.60 billion. The business employed as of the second quarter of 2012, a total of 433,362 people. During the same time, the company generated a revenue of $106,916.00 million. The businesses net income reached a total of $15,855.00 million. The EBITDA earnings of the firm was in the amount of $26,266.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 24.57%. The operating margin was 19.64%, and the net profit margin reached 14.83%.

Looking at a financial analysis of the company, we learn that the total debt represents 26.90% of the company’s total assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 155.54%. Based on the financial situation of this business, they realized a 73.43% return on equity. The 12 trailing months EPS hit a value of $13.75%. The dividend that the company paid out during the last fiscal year was $2.90. This went out to all of the shareholders.

When looking at the market valuation and price ratios of the company, we see: the P/E ratio is 14.93. The P/S ratio is 2.20, while the P/B ratio is 11.90. The dividend yield is 1.65%, and the beta ratio is 0.67.

If you want to take a much closer look at the full portfolio of the best stocks that pay out a dividend that Warren Buffett owns, then I recommend you go here. Of the total portfolio, the average P/E ratio is 20.72, and the average forward P/E ratio is 13.34. The total dividend yield is valued at 2.37%. The price to book ratio is 6.93, and the price to sales ratio is 2.70. The total operating margin is at 18.71%, while the beta ratio is 1.05.

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