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Warren Buffett’s Latest Buys and Sells | Berkshire Hathaway Q1/2013 Fund Portfolio

Warren Buffett - Berkshire Hathaway Q1/2013 Fund Investing Strategies By Dividend Yield – Stock Capital, Investment. Recently, Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha published his first quarter results and released the recent buys and sells.

Below is a current portfolio update of Warren Buffett’s - Berkshire Hathaway - portfolio movements as of Q1/2013 (March 31, 2013). In total, he has 41 stocks with a total portfolio worth of USD 85,001,344,000. Buffett bought two new companies and added nine additional stocks to his fund. The most important buys were Wells Fargo and Chicago Bridge & Iron Company.

In return, Buffett reduced three stocks and closed two positions completely. The biggest changer on the short side was General Dynamics.

Warren Buffett’s Best Yielding Buys:
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Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) has a market capitalization of $213.38 billion. The company employs 274,300 people, generates revenue of $48.391 billion and has a net income of $19.368 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $35.295 billion. The EBITDA margin is percent (the operating margin is 33.07 percent and the net profit margin 22.50 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 12.97 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 117.14 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.16 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.53. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.88 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Warren Buffett increased the WFC stake by 4.16 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.38, the P/S ratio is 2.47 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.46. The dividend yield amounts to 2.99 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.39.



Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Wells Fargo (WFC)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Wells Fargo (WFC)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wells Fargo (WFC)

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) has a market capitalization of $256.50 billion. The company employs 2,200,000 people, generates revenue of $469.162 billion and has a net income of $17.756 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $36.302 billion. The EBITDA margin is 7.74 percent (the operating margin is 5.93 percent and the net profit margin 3.78 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 26.65 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 70.91 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 23.02 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.07. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.59 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Warren Buffett increased the WMT stake by 3.68 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.27, the P/S ratio is 0.54 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.36. The dividend yield amounts to 2.43 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.34.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has a market capitalization of $64.98 billion. The company employs 64,486 people, generates revenue of $12.883 billion and has a net income of $5.490 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9.734 billion. The EBITDA margin is percent (the operating margin is 38.51 percent and the net profit margin 27.36 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 14.64 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 132.87 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 16.41 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.89. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.78 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Warren Buffett increased the USB stake by 0.32 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.14, the P/S ratio is 3.24 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.92. The dividend yield amounts to 2.22 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.04.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of U.S. Bancorp (USB)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of U.S. Bancorp (USB)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of U.S. Bancorp (USB)

Intl. Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) has a market capitalization of $230.19 billion. The company employs 434,246 people, generates revenue of $104.507 billion and has a net income of $16.604 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $26.556 billion. The EBITDA margin is 25.41 percent (the operating margin is 20.96 percent and the net profit margin 15.89 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 27.91 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 176.40 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 85.15 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $14.50. Last fiscal year, the company paid $3.30 in the form of dividends to shareholders. Warren Buffett increased the IBM stake by 0.01 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.32, the P/S ratio is 2.20 and the P/B ratio is finally 12.30. The dividend yield amounts to 1.83 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.69.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Intl. Business Machines (IBM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Intl. Business Machines (IBM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Intl. Business Machines (IBM)

Here is Warren Buffett's latest Stock Portfolio:


Sym - Stock
Portfolio Weight
Recent activity
Reported Price*
WFC - Wells Fargo
19.94
Add 4.16%
$36.99
KO - Coca Cola Co.
19.03

$40.44
IBM - International Bus. Machines
17.09
Add 0.01%
$213.30
AXP - American Express
12.03

$67.46
PG - Procter & Gamble
4.79

$77.06
WMT - Wal-Mart Stores
4.34
Add 3.68%
$74.83
DTV - DIRECTV Group Inc.
2.48
Add 9.51%
$56.59
USB - U.S. Bancorp
2.45
Add 0.32%
$33.93
PSX - Phillips 66
2.24

$69.97
DVA - DaVita HealthCare Partners
2.09
Add 10.04%
$118.59
MCO - Moody's Corp.
1.78

$53.32
COP - ConocoPhillips
1.71

$60.10
WPO - Washington Post
0.91

$447.00
GM - General Motors
0.82

$27.82
LMCA - Liberty Media Capital
0.74

$111.63
MTB - M&T Bank Corp.
0.65

$103.16
NOV - National Oilwell Varco Inc.
0.62
Add 41.35%
$70.75
BK - Bank of New York
0.62
Reduce 3.54%
$27.99
VIA.B - Viacom Inc.
0.55

$61.48
COST - Costco Co.
0.54

$106.11
USG - USG Corp.
0.53

$26.44
CBI - Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
0.48
Buy
$62.10
VRSN - Verisign Inc.
0.45
Add 121.78%
$47.27
PCP - Precision Castparts
0.44

$189.62
DE - Deere & Co.
0.4

$85.98
WBC - WABCO Holdings Inc.
0.34
Add 0.11%
$70.59
V - Visa Inc.
0.31

$169.84
TMK - Torchmark Corp.
0.3

$59.80
MA - Mastercard Inc.
0.26

$541.13
MDLZ - Mondelez International
0.25
Reduce 45.07%
$30.61
SNY - Sanofi Aventis
0.24

$51.08
STRZA - Starz
0.15
Buy
$22.15
VRSK - Verisk Analytics Inc.
0.11

$61.62
KRFT - Kraft Foods Group
0.1
Reduce 3.99%
$51.53
GSK - GlaxoSmithKline PLC
0.08

$46.91
GCI - Gannett Co.
0.04

$21.87
MEG - Media General
0.03

$5.94
JNJ - Johnson & Johnson
0.03

$81.53
GE - General Electric
0.02

$23.12
UPS - United Parcel Service
0.01

$85.89
LEE - Lee Enterprises
0

$1.27






These are Warren Buffett's latest Portfolio Transactions:

Buys


Company
Position Change
Portfolio Change


in %
VRSN - Verisign Inc.
Add 121.78%
0.25
NOV - National Oilwell Varco Inc.
Add 41.35%
0.18
DVA - DaVita HealthCare Partners
Add 10.04%
0.19
DTV - DIRECTV Group Inc.
Add 9.51%
0.22
WFC - Wells Fargo
Add 4.16%
0.8
WMT - Wal-Mart Stores
Add 3.68%
0.15
USB - U.S. Bancorp
Add 0.32%
0.01
WBC - WABCO Holdings Inc.
Add 0.11%
0
IBM - International Bus. Machines
Add 0.01%
0
CBI - Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
Buy
0.48
STRZA - Starz
Buy
0.15









Sells


Company
Position Change
Portfolio Change


in %
BK - Bank of New York
Reduce 3.54%
0.02
KRFT - Kraft Foods Group
Reduce 3.99%
0
MDLZ - Mondelez International
Reduce 45.07%
0.21
GD - General Dynamics
Sell 100.00%
0.36
ADM - Archer-Daniels-Midland
Sell 100.00%
0.22



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WFC, KO, IBM, AXP, PG, WMT, DTV, USB, PSX, DVA, MCO, WPO, GM, LMCA, NOV, MTB, BK, VIA.B, COST, USG, CBI, VRSN, PCP, DE, WBC, V, TMK, MA, MDLZ, SNY, STRZA, VRSK, KRFT, GSK, GCI, MEG, JNJ, GE, UPS, LEE 

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