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David Einhorn Loves These 4 Dividend Stocks

On May 15, a full range of professional fund managers released their quarterly statements. Today I look at the best dividend stock buys of David Einhorn. He is the head of Greenlight Capital and serves around $6.5 billion in assets. In total he has 38 stocks of which six were bought within the recent quarter. Below is a list of his 20 biggest transactions within the recent quarters.

His biggest move was related to Apple. He increased the position by 83.45%, a change to his portfolio of 7.37%.

Fifteen of his 20 largest stock buys from the recent quarters are dividend stocks. Apple is his biggest bet with a value above $1 billion.

Here are Einhorn's latest dividend stock purchases:

Apple (AAPL) has a market capitalization of $418.48 billion. The company employs 72,800 people, generates revenue of $156.508 billion and has a net income of $41.733 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $58.518 billion. The EBITDA margin is 37.39 percent (the operating margin is 35.30 percent and the net profit margin 26.67 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 42.84 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $41.89. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.65 in the form of dividends to shareholders. David increased the position by 83.45%.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.63, the P/S ratio is 2.67 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.54. The dividend yield amounts to 2.74 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.99.

IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI) has a market capitalization of $4.27 billion. The company employs 4,200 people, generates revenue of $2.800 billion and has a net income of $169.85 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $411.82 million. The EBITDA margin is 14.70 percent (the operating margin is 11.24 percent and the net profit margin 6.06 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 15.66 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 35.99 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 9.45 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.12. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.72 in the form of dividends to shareholders. David Einhorn opened the position which had an impact of 0.3 percent to his total portfolio.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 23.89, the P/S ratio is 1.60 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.58. The dividend yield amounts to 1.89 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.56.

National Bank (NBHC) has a market capitalization of $967.98 million. The company employs 1,155 people, generates revenue of $233.48 million and has a net income of $-0.54 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $17.42 million. The EBITDA margin is 7.5 percent (the operating margin is 1.67 percent and the net profit margin -0.22 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.99 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 4.92 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -0.05 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.00. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.05 in the form of dividends to shareholders. David Einhorn opened the position which had an impact of 0.09 percent to his total portfolio.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 51,444.45, the P/S ratio is 4.01 and the P/B ratio is finally 0.89. The dividend yield amounts to 1.08 percent.

Hess Corp. (HES) has a market capitalization of $23.17 billion. The company employs 14,775 people, generates revenue of $38.373 billion and has a net income of $2.063 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7.12 billion. The EBITDA margin is 18.55 percent (the operating margin is 9.74 percent and the net profit margin 5.38 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 18.67 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 38.46 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.23 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $7.78. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.40 in the form of dividends to shareholders. David Einhorn opened the position which had an impact of 1.4 percent to his total portfolio.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.67, the P/S ratio is 0.60 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.09. The dividend yield amounts to 0.59 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.25.

Take a closer look at the full list of David Einhorn's best yielding dividend stocks from the recent quarters. The average P/E ratio amounts to 20.21 and forward P/E ratio is 11.76. The dividend yield has a value of 1.67 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.17 and price to sales ratio 1.85. The operating margin amounts to 12.30 percent and the beta ratio is 1.22. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 0.39.

Related stock ticker symbols:

VOD, AAPL, MSFT, MRVL, AHL, IACI, CSC, WDC, AET, NBHC, BWC, CBS, HES, CI, GOOG, CBF, NCR, OIS, SPR

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