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5 Best-Yielding Dividend Stock Buys from George Soros

George Soros is a legendary and speculative driven hedge fund manager. He manages around $9.22 billion in his asset vehicle Soros Fund Management LLC. The money is invested in over 200 companies.

George Soros is a very active Trader. He bought 59 new companies, around 30 percent of his total assets. Half of his latest big stock purchases pay a dividend. The most important changes were made within the technology and cyclical consumer goods sector.

He changed assets in this category with impact to his portfolio of around 8.7 percent or net 7.4 percent. Also important areas where he put money in were communication services and defensive consumer stocks. The 20 biggest stock purchases had an impact to his portfolio of around 14 percent.

George Soros is an unpredictable investor. He jumps on everything he believes to make money with. The positive thing is that he is a very diversified guy.

None of his stock assets are too big to be over weighted. The biggest position has a 3.8 percent portfolio share. His 20 top stock positions represent only 31.5% of his portfolio value, including ETFs, the ratio rises to 47.7 percent.

Here are the five of 20 best yielding stock buys from George Soros:

AbbVie (ABBV)
has a market capitalization of $67.08 billion. The company employs 21,500 people, generates revenue of $18.380 billion and has a net income of $5.275 billion. AbbVie’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7.614 billion. The EBITDA margin is 41.43 percent (the operating margin is 31.65 percent and the net profit margin 28.70 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 58.03 percent of AbbVie’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 466.01 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 68.98 percent was realized by AbbVie. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.25. Last fiscal year, AbbVie paid $1.60 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Soros's bought shares of ABBV with a 0.3 percent impact to his portfolio. The positon was increased by 203.98 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.01, the P/S ratio is 3.71 and the P/B ratio is finally 20.15. The dividend yield amounts to 3.72 percent and the beta ratio is not calculable.

CA (CA) has a market capitalization of $13.57 billion. The company employs 13,600 people, generates revenue of $4.643 billion and has a net income of $955.00 million. CA’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1.924 billion. The EBITDA margin is 41.44 percent (the operating margin is 29.33 percent and the net profit margin 20.57 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 10.92 percent of CA’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 23.67 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 17.41 percent was realized by CA. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.30. Last fiscal year, CA paid $1.00 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Soros's bought shares of CA with a 0.41 percent impact to his portfolio. The positon was completly new.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.95, the P/S ratio is 2.95 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.48. The dividend yield amounts to 3.32 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.04.

Occidental Petroleum (OXY) has a market capitalization of $68.80 billion. The company employs 12,300 people, generates revenue of $24.253 billion and has a net income of $4.272 billion. Occidental Petroleum’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13.802 billion. The EBITDA margin is 56.91 percent (the operating margin is 30.47 percent and the net profit margin 17.61 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 11.87 percent of Occidental Petroleum’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 19.05 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 11.92 percent was realized by Occidental Petroleum. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.48. Last fiscal year, Occidental Petroleum paid $2.16 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Soros's bought shares of OXY with a 0.37 percent impact to his portfolio. The positon was new in his portfolio.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.58, the P/S ratio is 2.86 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.91. The dividend yield amounts to 2.98 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.22.

Macy's (M) has a market capitalization of $16.98 billion. The company employs 175,700 people, generates revenue of $27.686 billion and has a net income of $1.335 billion. Macy's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3.715 billion. The EBITDA margin is 13.42 percent (the operating margin is 9.12 percent and the net profit margin 4.82 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 33.01 percent of Macy's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 114.53 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 22.28 percent was realized by Macy's. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.45. Last fiscal year, Macy's paid $0.60 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Soros's bought shares of M with a 0.37 percent impact to his portfolio. The positon was increased by 64.81 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.01, the P/S ratio is 0.63 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.92. The dividend yield amounts to 2.19 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.61.

Cameco (CCJ) has a market capitalization of $7.64 billion. The company employs 3,470 people, generates revenue of $2.234 billion and has a net income of $254.68 million. Cameco’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $704.68 million. The EBITDA margin is 31.54 percent (the operating margin is 11.60 percent and the net profit margin 11.40 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 18.62 percent of Cameco’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 30.95 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 5.40 percent was realized by Cameco. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.41. Last fiscal year, Cameco paid $0.39 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Soros's bought shares of CCJ with a 0.4 percent impact to his portfolio.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 46.61, the P/S ratio is 3.48 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.63. The dividend yield amounts to 1.97 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.60.

Take a closer look at the full list of George Soros's latest big stock buys and his top portfolio holdings. The average P/E ratio amounts to 27.08 and forward P/E ratio is 13.16. The dividend yield has a value of 1.10 percent. Price to book ratio is 8.29 and price to sales ratio 2.20. The operating margin amounts to 16.44 percent and the beta ratio is 1.34. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 3.65. Dish is the most debt loaded stock.

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