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Ken Fisher's Biggest Dividend Stock Buys And His Latest Asset Allocation

The largest dividend stocks buys from Ken Fisher as of Q1/2013 originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". 

Ken Fisher is an investment analyst and founder, chairman and CEO of Fisher Investments. In his asset management company he serves around USD 37.63 billion. His portfolio invested money on 474 companies; 48 of his stock holdings are completely new.

Ken has big investments within the technology sector but financial shares and consumer stocks are also very important for his asset allocation. His latest portfolio transactions show that he strengthen his technology and commodity side. He bought Cisco and Apple for the tech side and BASF, RIO Tinto, Vale and BP for his commodity bets.

Below is a list of his latest and biggest dividend stock buys as well as his most important portfolio positions.

16 of his 20 top buys from the recent quarter pay dividends and 13 are currently recommended to buy. He's a real large cap investor but has also some smaller companies. Summarized: Fisher has a very diversified portfolio.

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Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $412.60 billion. The company employs 72,800 people, generates revenue of $156.508 billion and has a net income of $41.733 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $58.518 billion. The EBITDA margin is 37.39 percent (the operating margin is 35.30 percent and the net profit margin 26.67 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 42.84 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $41.89. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.65 in the form of dividends to shareholders. The AAPL stake was added by 58.12 percent and had an impact of 0.66 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.48, the P/S ratio is 2.65 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.51. The dividend yield amounts to 2.76 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.97.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Apple (AAPL)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Apple (AAPL)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Apple (AAPL)

BASF (OTCMKTS:BASFY) has a market capitalization of $89.71 billion. The company employs 111,687 people, generates revenue of $104.094 billion and has a net income of $6.904 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $16.459 billion. The EBITDA margin is 15.81 percent (the operating margin is 11.40 percent and the net profit margin 6.63 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 20.87 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 54.63 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 20.03 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.62. Last fiscal year, the company paid $3.44 in the form of dividends to shareholders. The BASFY stake was added by 404.63 percent and had an impact to his portfolio of 0.59 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.75, the P/S ratio is 0.85 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.71. The dividend yield amounts to 3.54 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.73.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of BASF (BASFY)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of BASF (BASFY)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of BASF (BASFY)

American Express (NYSE:AXP) has a market capitalization of $86.00 billion. The company employs 62,400 people, generates revenue of $33.808 billion and has a net income of $4.482 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $7.442 billion. The EBITDA margin is 22.01 percent (the operating margin is 19.08 percent and the net profit margin 13.26 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 41.02 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 332.62 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 23.53 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.95. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.80 in the form of dividends to shareholders. The AXP stake was added by 19.94 percent and had an impact to his portfolio of 0.32 percent.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.80, the P/S ratio is 2.54 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.57. The dividend yield amounts to 1.18 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.78.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of American Express (AXP)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of American Express (AXP)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of American Express (AXP)

Take a closer look at the full list of Ken Fisher's latest dividend stock buys and his biggest portfolio stock holdings. The average P/E ratio amounts to 17.07 and forward P/E ratio is 11.20. The dividend yield has a value of 2.71 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.32 and price to sales ratio 2.18. The operating margin amounts to 16.38 percent and the beta ratio is 1.34. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 1.35.

These are Ken Fishers 20 biggest stock buys as of Q1/2013:



Ticker
Company
Action
Impact
Increase
AAPL
Apple Inc
Add
0.66%
Add 58.12%
BASFY
Basf SE
Add
0.59%
Add 404.63%
AXP
American Express Co
Add
0.32%
Add 19.94%
RIO
Rio Tinto PLC
Add
0.30%
Add 29.66%
MCD
McDonald's Corporati...
Add
0.30%
Add 27.85%
BP
BP PLC
Add
0.17%
Add 28478.2%
CSCO
Cisco Systems Inc
Add
0.17%
Add 9.32%
CSTR
Coinstar, Inc.
Buy
0.16%
New holding, 1041008 sh.
VSH
Vishay Intertechnolo...
Buy
0.15%
New holding, 4156347 sh.
VALE
Vale SA
Buy
0.13%
New holding, 2908756 sh.
JPM
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Add
0.13%
Add 8.61%
RHHBY
Roche Holding AG
Add
0.12%
Add 634.57%
LQD
iShares IBoxx $ Inve...
Add
0.12%
Add 4.98%
MTU
Mitsubishi UFJ Finan...
Add
0.12%
Add 797.63%
FBG
Fisher Enhanced Big ...
Add
0.09%
Add 21.62%
BAP
Credicorp Ltd
Add
0.07%
Add 102.91%
RDEN
Elizabeth Arden, Inc...
Add
0.07%
Add 118.21%
BAC
Bank of America Corp...
Add
0.05%
Add 4846.54%
C
Citigroup Inc
Add
0.04%
Add 5025.84%
SYT
Syngenta AG
Add
0.04%
Add 24.94%

Here is the full table of Ken Fisher's biggest bets with some fundamentals (TTM):

Latest Stock Purchases Of Ken Fisher (Click to enlarge)


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Here are Ken Fisher's biggest stock holdings as of Q1/2013:


Ticker
Asset Name
Value in $1.000
Weighting
Change from last Period
LQD
iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade
940,258
2.50%
4.98%
PFE
Pfizer Inc
886,338
2.40%
-3.34%
JNJ
Johnson & Johnson
826,182
2.20%
-2.51%
CSCO
Cisco Systems Inc
758,290
2.00%
9.32%
GE
General Electric Co
696,379
1.90%
-0.65%
AXP
American Express Co
729,043
1.90%
19.94%
HBC
HSBC Holdings PLC
660,601
1.80%
0.95%
AAPL
Apple Inc
664,337
1.80%
58.12%
IBM
International Business Machines Corp
671,845
1.80%
-3.46%
WFC
Wells Fargo & Co
677,251
1.80%
-1.11%
ORCL
Oracle Corporation
622,352
1.70%
-2.59%
LVMUY
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton
625,809
1.70%
-1.69%
AMZN
Amazon.com Inc
640,201
1.70%
-1.76%
NSRGY
Nestle SA
641,175
1.70%
-1.95%
PEP
PepsiCo Inc
653,483
1.70%
-0.04%
SNY
Sanofi
656,780
1.70%
-2.43%
V
Visa, Inc.
583,429
1.60%
-29.23%
QCOM
Qualcomm, Inc.
598,023
1.60%
-1.79%
JPM
JPMorgan Chase & Co
616,658
1.60%
8.61%
GOOG
Google, Inc.
549,604
1.50%
-2.94%

Related stock ticker symbols:
VALE, BP, RIO, LQD, MCD, JPM, CSCO, AAPL, MTU, SYT, BAP, AXP, BAC, C, CSTR, FBG, VSH, RDEN

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*I am long MCD, CSCO, . I receive no compensation to write about these specific stocks, sector or theme. I don't plan to increase or decrease positions or obligations within the next 72 hours.

For the other stocks: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I receive no compensation to write about any specific stock, sector or theme.



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