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100 Promising Stocks That Big Investment Gurus Bought

Stocks with Recent Engagements by Investment Professionals Researched by Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Investment gurus are asset or fund managers with big amounts of cash under management. They became popular by big returns and spectacular investment strategies. I talk about investors like George Soros and Warren Buffett. They all have one thing in common: The average return beats the market and if they invest, the market follows.

I made a screen of the biggest stock buys from 49 super investors over the recent six months and ranked them in my 100 best guru buy list.

The top stock is Google (GOOG). The Internet information provider was bought by 12 investment gurus. Thirty percent of the ten biggest buys were made within the technology sector and fifty within the financial sector. Below is a detailed overview of the best yielding dividend stocks that were bought by at least three stock market gurus.

Here are my favorites:

Colgate-Palmolive (CL) has a market capitalization of $49.96 billion. The company employs 38,600 people, generates revenue of $16,734.00 million and has a net income of $2,554.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,256.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 25.43 percent (operating margin 22.95 percent and net profit margin 15.26 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 37.80 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 202.53 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 96.28 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.05. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.27 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 20.87, P/S ratio 3.02 and P/B ratio 21.55. Dividend Yield: 2.33 percent. The beta ratio is 0.44.

The Western Union (WU) has a market capitalization of $10.27Billion. The company employs 8,000 people, generates revenue of $5,491.40 million and has a net income of $1,165.40 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,577.60 million. The EBITDA margin is 28.73 percent (operating margin 25.22 percent and net profit margin 21.22 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 39.51 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 400.45 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 157.75 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.95. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.31 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.71, P/S ratio 1.91 and P/B ratio 11.84. Dividend Yield: 2.34 percent. The beta ratio is 1.40.

The Coca-Cola Companies (KO) has a market capitalization of $179.51 billion. The company employs 146,200 people, generates revenue of $46,542.00 million and has a net income of $8,634.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,596.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.06 percent (operating margin 23.06 percent and net profit margin 18.55 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 35.72 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 90.31 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.37 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.78. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.88 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.10, P/S ratio 3.92 and P/B ratio 5.80. Dividend Yield: 2.52 percent. The beta ratio is 0.53.

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with biggest guru buys over the past sixmonth. The average P/E ratio amounts to 23.93. Exactly 78 companies pay dividends. The average dividend yield amounts to 2.31 percent. P/S ratio is 2.20 and P/B ratio 3.36.

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