Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust and their highest yielding dividend stock buys originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Bill Gates is a self-made billionaire and started to manage its own investments. He created the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust which has assets of USD 18.1 billion under management. The money is distributed on 26 stocks. Bill's approach is similar to the investment rules of Warren Buffett but he has his own style and different stock holdings.
Within the recent quarter, Bill bought no new stocks. Today I like to show you the latest 20 stock picks an the biggest positions of the trust. Bill is a great believer of Warren Buffett and he holds around USD 8.4 billion in Berkshire Hathaway shares. Additional billion stakes are Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola FEMSA.
Of his 20 latest transactions are 16 unique and twelve of them pay dividends.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 17.56 and forward P/E ratio is 18.02. The dividend yield has a value of 1.95 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.76 and price to sales ratio 1.35. The operating margin amounts to 9.14 percent and the beta ratio is 1.17. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 0.83.
Related stock ticker symbols:
PG, WSH, KO, ALV, WMT, CSX, CMCSA, EXPD, TM, COST, SIG, GCH, CX, AN, BRK-B, ORBK