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Billionaire Leon Cooperman founded Omega Advisors in 1991 and is the chairman and CEO. Omega Advisors is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor and has $5.4 billion in assets under management. It invests in the value equities with a top down approach to select the sectors with a long/short fundamental analysis, and with a bottom up approach to create portfolios.

Below we compiled a list of stocks that are at least $2.3 Billion in market cap and have at least 3% dividend yield. These positions of Cooperman's are at least $35 Million at the end of June.

Company

Ticker

Value (x1000)

Dividend Yield(%)

YTD Return

S L M CORP

SLM

301788

3.22

0.00%

LINN ENERGY

LINE

158976

7.58

0.87%

BROADRIDGE FINL

BR

92516

3.18

-5.78%

TIME WARNER

TWX

88794

3.15

-3.06%

WILLIAMS COS

WMB

83085

3.20

7.83%

CABLEVISION

CVC

79500

3.53

-25.31%

JPMORGAN CHASE

JPM

77105

3.38

-26.45%

TRANSOCEAN

RIG

72252

6.17

-22.37%

K K R & CO

KKR

54241

7.22

-22.81%

VODAFONE

VOD

36065

5.75

-0.31%

SLM Corporation is a publicly traded U.S. corporation whose operations are originating, servicing and collecting on student loans. It has a market cap of $6.69 billion and a P/E ratio of 135.52. It had a dividend yield of 3.2% and returned 0% since the beginning of this year. Leon Cooperman held $301.8 million in SLM shares at the end of June.

Linn Energy is an independent oil and gas company focused on the development and acquisition of long-lived properties in the United States. It has a market cap of $6.52 billion. It had a dividend yield of 7.58% and returned 0.87% since the beginning of this year. Leon Cooperman held $159 million in LINE shares at the end of June.

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a U.S. servicing company for the financial industry founded in 2007 as a spin-off from Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP). The main fields of work are in securities processing, clearing and investor communication. The main business of Broadridge is electronic proxy voting. It has a market cap of $2.63 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.11. It had a dividend yield of 3.18% and lost 5.78% since the beginning of this year. Leon Cooperman held $92.5 million in BR shares at the end of June.

Time Warner is one of the world's largest media companies, headquartered in the Time Warner Center in New York City. It has a market cap of $33.63 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.87. It had a dividend yield of 3.15% and lost 3.06% since the beginning of this year. Leon Cooperman held $88.8 million in TWX shares at the end of June.

The Williams Companies, Inc. is an energy company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Its core business is natural gas exploration, production, processing and transportation, with additional petroleum and electricity generation assets. It has a market cap of $15.72 billion. It had a dividend yield of 3.2% and returned 7.83% since the beginning of this year. Leon Cooperman held $83 million in WMB shares at the end of June.

Cablevision Systems Corporation is a U.S. cable television company with systems serving areas surrounding New York City. It has a market cap of $5.25 billion and a P/E ratio of 12.93. It had a dividend yield of 3.53% and lost 25.31% since the beginning of this year. Leon Cooperman held $79.5 million in CVC shares at the end of June.

J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, offering solutions to clients in more than 100 countries with one of the most comprehensive global product platforms available. It has a market cap of $118.30 billion and a P/E ratio of 6.48. It had a dividend yield of 3.38% and lost 26.45% since the beginning of this year. Leon Cooperman held $77 million in JMP shares at the end of June.

Transocean Ltd. is one of the world's largest offshore drilling contractors. It has a market cap of $17.10 billion and a P/E ratio of 477.14. It had a dividend yield of 6.17% and lost 22.37% since the beginning of this year. Leon Cooperman held $72 million in RIG shares at the end of June.

KKR & Co. L.P. is a U.S.-based global private equity firm, specializing in leveraged buyouts, based in New York. It has a market cap of $2.49 billion and a P/E ratio of 6.08. It had a dividend yield of 7.22% and lost 22.81% since the beginning of this year. Leon Cooperman held $54 million in KKR shares at the end of June.

Vodafone Group plc is a global telecommunications company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's largest mobile telecommunications company measured by revenues and the world's second largest measured by subscribers (behind China Mobile). It has a market cap of $134.72 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.16. It had a dividend yield of 5.75% and lost 0.31% since the beginning of this year. Leon Cooperman held $36 million in VOD shares at the end of June.

Source: Leon Cooperman's High Dividend Stock Picks