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The Best-Yielding Stock Holdings of George Soros’ Quantum Fund
Posted by: Dividend (IP Logged)
Date: October 4, 2012 10:00AM

George Soros’ second quarter 2012 Fund Investing Strategies by Dividend Yield – Stock Capital, Investment. Here is a current overview of the best-yielding stocks below the 30 largest companies from George Soros’ Quantum Fund. Soros' full portfolio manages 151 stocks. The highest yielding investment vehicle is a Gold Miners ETF, the market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ) with a yield of 4.97 percent. The best-yielding real equities are Clorox (CLX) and PepsiCo (PEP), both with a yield over 3 percent.

Here is a top 30 list of Soros' latest investment positions as of June 30, 2012. Soros Fund Management LLC was valued at $3.8 billion. Top new buys: WMT, NTAP, EQT, DIS, CLX, GDXJ, GDX, MOS, LOW.

George Soros’ – best-yielding fund holdings as of the second quarter 2012:

PepsiCo (PEP) has a market capitalization of $110.03 billion. The company employs 297,000 people, generates revenue of $66,504.00 million and has a net income of $6,462.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,242.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 18.41 percent (operating margin 14.48 percent and net profit margin 9.72 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 36.73 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 130.04 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 30.66 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.80. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.02 in form of dividends to shareholders. The PEP stock accounts for 0.9 percent of Soros full portfolio.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.62, P/S ratio 1.65 and P/B ratio 5.34. Dividend Yield: 3.04 percent. The beta ratio is 0.46.

General Electric (GE) has a market capitalization of $241.90 billion. The company employs 301,000 people, generates revenue of $147,300.00 million and has a net income of $14,366.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $31,015.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 21.06 percent (operating margin 13.64 percent and net profit margin 9.75 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 63.22 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 389.43 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 11.06 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.24. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.61 in form of dividends to shareholders. The GE stock accounts for 2.6 percent of Soros full portfolio.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.46, P/S ratio 1.64 and P/B ratio 2.08. Dividend Yield: 2.97 percent. The beta ratio is 1.61.

Walmart Stores (WMT) has a market capitalization of $249.42 billion. The company employs 2,200,000 people, generates revenue of $446,950.00 million and has a net income of $16,454.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $34,688.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 7.76 percent (operating margin 5.94 percent and net profit margin 3.68 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 27.62 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 74.92 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 22.55 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.75. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.46 in form of dividends to shareholders. The WMT stock accounts for 4.9 percent of Soros full portfolio and is the largest position.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.62, P/S ratio 0.56 and P/B ratio 3.56. Dividend Yield: 2.14 percent. The beta ratio is 0.31.

Take a closer look at the full table of the best-yielding stock holdings from George Soros' Quantum Fund. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 17.6 and forward P/E ratio is 14.15. The dividend yield has a value of 2.12 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.79 and price to sales ratio 2.16. The operating margin amounts to 16.26 percent and the beta ratio is 1.07.

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