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Warren Buffett’s Best-Yielding Stock Holdings

Warren Buffett - Berkshire Hathaway Q2/2012 Fund Investing Strategies by Dividend Yield – Stock Capital, Investment. Here is a current overview of the best-yielding stocks from Warren Buffett’s billionaire’s fund. He owns 37 stocks of which 28 pay dividends. The highest yielding stock is GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a British drug company. Its dividend yield is 4.87 percent. The top stocks are a mix of drugs, oil & gas and newspaper businesses.

A current portfolio update of Warren Buffett’s (Berkshire Hathaway) latest stock movements as of Q2/2012 can be found here. In total, he has 37 stocks with a total portfolio worth of USD74,321,382,000. Buffett bought two new companies and added eight additional stocks. The biggest influence had Philips 66 (PSX) with a change to his portfolio of 1.21 percent.

Here are my favorites of Warren Buffett’s best-yielding fund holdings:

Sanofi (SNY) has a market capitalization of $117.27 billion. The company employs 113,719 people, generates revenue of $45,501.50 million and has a net income of $6,312.95 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13,281.33 million. The EBITDA margin is 29.19 percent (operating margin 16.18 percent and net profit margin 13.87 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 15.41 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 27.46 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.42 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.15. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.72 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.07, P/S ratio 2.61 and P/B ratio 1.62. Dividend Yield: 3.79 percent. The beta ratio is 0.92.

General Dynamics (GD) has a market capitalization of $23.41 billion. The company employs 93,500 people, generates revenue of $32,677.00 million and has a net income of $2,552.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,418.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 13.52 percent (operating margin 11.71 percent and net profit margin 7.81 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 11.27 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 29.70 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.23 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.85. 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 9.68, P/S ratio 0.71 and P/B ratio 1.78. Dividend Yield: 3.08 percent. The beta ratio is 1.24.

Wells Fargo (WFC) has a market capitalization of $185.38 billion. The company employs 264,400 people, generates revenue of $49,412.00 million and has a net income of $16,211.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $31,310.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 63.37 percent (operating margin 29.22 percent and net profit margin 20.03 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 13.28 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 124.39 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.19 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.03. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.48 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.60, P/S ratio 2.28 and P/B ratio 1.43. Dividend Yield: 2.52 percent. The beta ratio is 1.33.

Intl. Business Machines (IBM) has a market capitalization of $234.60 billion. The company employs 433,362 people, generates revenue of $106,916.00 million and has a net income of $15,855.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $26,266.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 24.57 percent (operating margin 19.64 percent and net profit margin 14.83 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 26.90 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 155.54 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 73.43 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $13.75. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.90 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.93, P/S ratio 2.20 and P/B ratio 11.90. Dividend Yield: 1.65 percent. The beta ratio is 0.67.

Take a closer look at the full table of the best yielding stocks from Warren Buffett's Investment Portfolio. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 20.72 and forward P/E ratio is 13.34. The dividend yield has a value of 2.37 percent. Price to book ratio is 6.93 and price to sales ratio 2.70. The operating margin amounts to 18.71 percent and the beta ratio is 1.05.

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