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Jim Cramer, a former hedge fund manager, is now the host of CNBC’s Mad Money. He is also a co-founder and chairman of TheStreet.com Inc. On Mad Money, Cramer expresses his opinions on stocks, which helps many ordinary investors who watch his show daily make their own investment decisions. Cramer also has a charitable trust and he purchases some of the stocks he recommended on TV for the trust.

Cramer has been very bullish about high dividend stocks this year. He recommended them various times because they pay investors while they are waiting for the problems in the economy and Europe resolve. One of the places to find out which dividend stocks Cramer is bullish about is his charitable trust’s portfolio.

Below is a list of dividend stocks in Cramer’s charitable trust as of December 19. These stocks have at least 2.5% dividend yield. The market data is sourced from Finviz.

Company

Ticker

Shares

Dividend Yield

YTD Return

AT&T, Inc.

T

500

5.91%

4.97%

Sanofi

SNY

2600

5.10%

16.17%

Unilever NV

UN

700

3.71%

10.66%

du Pont

DD

500

3.64%

-6.75%

Weyerhaeuser Co.

WY

500

3.46%

-5.66%

Prudential Financial

PRU

2100

2.95%

-13.78%

Ensco plc

ESV

2100

2.92%

-7.75%

United Parcel Service

UPS

600

2.87%

2.95%

The Coca-Cola Company

KO

1800

2.75%

7.01%

Freeport-McMoRan

FCX

800

2.66%

-36.12%

The stock with the highest dividend yield in Cramer’s charitable trust is AT&T Inc (T). It has a dividend yield of 5.91% and returned 4.97% since the beginning of this year. As of December 19, Cramer’s charitable trust had 500 shares of T shares. T has a market cap of $173B and a P/E ratio of 14.78. Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson also had over $200 million invested in T shares. Cliff Asness’ AQR Capital Management also invested $100+ million in T shares at the end of September.

Sanofi (SNY) also has a dividend yield of higher than 5%. Cramer’s charitable trust owns 2600 shares of the stock in December. SNY has a dividend yield of 5.10% and returned 16.17% so far this year. It has a market cap of $95.8B and a P/E ratio of 15.46. Ken Fisher is also bullish about SNY. At the end of the third quarter, Fisher Asset Management had $483 million invested in this stock.

Another mega-cap stock with decent dividend yield in Cramer’s charitable trust is Coca-Cola Company (KO). It has a dividend yield of 2.75% and gained 7.01% since the beginning of this year. Cramer’s trust reported to own 1800 shares of KO in December. KO has a market cap of $155B and a P/E ratio of 12.6. Billionaire Warren Buffett is also bullish about KO. As of September 30, Berkshire Hathaway reported to own $13.5 billion of KO.

Unilever NV (UN) is another dividend stock in Cramer’s charitable trust. The trust disclosed owning 700 shares of UN in December. UN has a dividend yield of 3.71% and returned 10.66% since the beginning of this year. It has a market cap of $94B and a P/E ratio of 16.8. Fisher Asset Management also invested $481 million in UN at the end of September.

Other dividend stocks that Cramer is bullish about include E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD), Weyerhaeuser Co (WY), Prudential Financial, Inc (PRU), and Ensco plc (ESV). Dividend stocks usually generate higher returns than the market, provide some protection in inflationary environments. They are also great alternatives to ultra-low yielding Treasuries and CDs. Therefore, we strongly recommend investors to purchase dividend stocks for their portfolio.

Source: Jim Cramer's High-Dividend Stock Picks