Warren Buffett’s Five Best Yielding Stock Holdings

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Warren Buffett – Berkshire Hathaway Q4/2011 Fund Investing Strategies By Dividend Yield – Stock Capital, Investment. Here is a current overview of the best yielding stocks from Warren Buffets “billion fund”. He has 34 stocks of which 28 pay dividends. The highest yielding stock is GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a British drug manufactuer. Its dividend yield is 5.06 percent. The top three dividend stocks come from the drug industry.

Here are his five best yielding stock holdings in detail:

1. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has a market capitalization of $112.47 billion. The company employs 96,461 people, generates revenues of $43,323.58 million and has a net income of $8,634.03 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $14,999.60 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 34.62% (operating margin 28.50% and the net profit margin finally 19.93%). The company represents 0.1% of Warren’s portfolio and has not changed over the recent quarter.

The total debt representing 36.27% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 185.52%. Last fiscal, a return on equity of 62.19% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.29. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.37 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.55, Price/Sales 2.60 and Price/Book ratio 8.85. Dividend Yield: 5.06%. The beta ratio is 0.61.

2. Sanofi (SNY) has a market capitalization of $100.69 billion. The company employs 101,575 people, generates revenues of $46,974.49 million and has a net income of $6,517.31 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,119.47 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 25.80% (operating margin 16.35% and the net profit margin finally 13.87%). The company represents 0.22% of Warren’s portfolio and was not changed over the recent quarter.

The total debt representing 15.41% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 27.46%. Last fiscal, a return on equity of 10.42% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.89. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.78 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.99, Price/Sales 2.15 and Price/Book ratio 1.34. Dividend Yield: 4.68%. The beta ratio is 0.88.

3. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has a market capitalization of $176.00 billion. The company employs 117,900 people, generates revenues of $65,030.00 million and has a net income of $9,672.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $15,993.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 24.59% (operating margin 19.01% and the net profit margin finally 14.87%). The company represents 2.88% of Warren’s portfolio and was reduced by 22.51 percent over the recent quarter.

The total debt representing 17.27% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 34.39%. Last fiscal, a return on equity of 17.02% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.48. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.25 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.50, Price/Sales 2.72 and Price/Book ratio 3.08. Dividend Yield: 3.54%. The beta ratio is 0.53.

4. General Electric (GE) has a market capitalization of $201.33 billion. The company employs 301,000 people, generates revenues of $147,300.00 million and has a net income of $14,366.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $29,283.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 19.88% (operating margin 13.64% and the net profit margin finally 9.75%). The company represents 0.21% of Warren’s portfolio and has not changed over the recent quarter.

The total debt representing 63.22% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 389.43%. Last fiscal, a return on equity of 11.06% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.23. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.61 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.54, Price/Sales 1.37 and Price/Book ratio 1.73. Dividend Yield: 3.57%. The beta ratio is 1.60.

5. ConocoPhillips (COP) has a market capitalization of $97.81 billion. The company employs 29,800 people, generates revenues of $251,226.00 million and has a net income of $12,502.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $31,891.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 12.69% (operating margin 9.16% and the net profit margin finally 4.98%). The company represents 3.21% of Warren’s portfolio and has not changed over the recent quarter.

The total debt representing 14.76% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 34.69%. Last fiscal, a return on equity of 18.59% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $8.98. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.64 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.51, Price/Sales 0.39 and Price/Book ratio 1.51. Dividend Yield: 3.45%. The beta ratio is 1.14.

Here is the full update of Warren Buffett’s latest stock movements as of Q4/2011 (December 31, 2011) and his complete portfolio. In total, he has 34 stocks with a total portfolio worth of USD 66,151,587,000.