Warren Buffett's latest dividend stock picks and his big portfolio picture originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com. Everybody loves Warren Buffett and when he releases his portfolio statements all investors jump on this paper and try to figure out what he is doing.
In this article I will summarize the latest stock buys and sells of Warren Buffett and his latest portfolio overview.
Within the recent quarter, Warren made only 13 trades of which nine come from the long side. He bought two new companies and increased seven additional stock holdings in his portfolio. The new stocks are Dish Network and Suncor Energy.
The only stake he sold completely was the newspaper publisher Gannett. Kraft Foods, Moody's and Mondelez were reduced.
In total, Warren did not change much. The stock with the highest influence to his portfolio pocket change was the bank U.S. Bancorp. The Oracle of Omaha increased the position by 27.37 percent which resulted in an portfolio impact of 0.69 percent.
You can find a full list of his latest transactions below. Ten of his 13 latest stock moves pay dividends and the yields are between 0.33 and 3.84.
Back to Warren's biggest portfolio positions. Warren concentrates most of his wealth on four assets: Wells Fargo, Coca Cola, IBM and American Express. Theses fantastic four represent around 67 percent of his full portfolio value. On the attached list, you can see more details about his 20 biggest stock positions. Financial Services, Consumer defensive stocks and technology are the biggest sector in which Warren Buffett loves to invest.
Here is the full table with some fundamentals:
Take a closer look at the full list. The average P/E ratio amounts to 22.10 and forward P/E ratio is 13.50. The dividend yield has a value of 1.67 percent. Price to book ratio is 5.01 and price to sales ratio 3.28. The operating margin amounts to 28.18 percent and the beta ratio is 1.40. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 4.48.
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