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10 Most Popular Dividend Stocks Bought By Investment Gurus

Recently I published an article about Warren Buffett's latest dividend stock buys and sells of the recent quarter.

I'm ever surprised about his new investment. He bought Deere, a great company with high market share in the farmer’s equipment segment, while I was selling it due to high debt loads and operational headwinds.

You also may like my article about 10 stocks with the highest Share Buyback Program on the market.

Today I like to show you what the other super investors like George Soros, David Tepper, Bill Ackman, Bruce Berkowitz or others bought during the latest quarter. Each of the attached stocks were bought at least four times by one of the 60+ superinvestors.

It's a clear signal. They put money into the oil services industry. Drilling and exploration companies- Those are suffering mostly from the low oil price. Is it an anti-cyclic bet? What do you think; please share your thoughts by leaving a small comment.

These are my main favorites from the list....
Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) has a market capitalization of $109.75 billion. The company employs 120,000 people, generates revenue of $48,631.00 million and has a net income of $5,711.00 million.

Schlumberger’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,990.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 26.71 percent (the operating margin is 15.78 percent and the net profit margin 11.74 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 19.92 percent of Schlumberger’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 35.22 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.60 percent was realized by Schlumberger.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.30. Last fiscal year, Schlumberger paid $1.60 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.97, the P/S ratio is 2.26 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.89. The dividend yield amounts to 2.33 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.65.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Schlumberger (SLB)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Schlumberger (SLB)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Schlumberger (SLB)




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Visa (NYSE:V) has a market capitalization of $167.59 billion. The company employs 9,500 people, generates revenue of $12,702.00 million and has a net income of $5,438.00 million.

Visa’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $8,585.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 67.59 percent (the operating margin is 60.60 percent and the net profit margin 42.81 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 0.00 percent of Visa’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 19.97 percent was realized by Visa.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $8.98. Last fiscal year, Visa paid $1.60 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 30.41, the P/S ratio is 13.19 and the P/B ratio is finally 6.17. The dividend yield amounts to 0.70 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.81.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Visa (V)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Visa (V)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Visa (V)

Intl. Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) has a market capitalization of $162.18 billion. The company employs 431,212 people, generates revenue of $92,793.00 million and has a net income of $15,752.00 million.

Intl. Business Machines’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $24,970.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 26.91 percent (the operating margin is 21.54 percent and the net profit margin 16.98 percent).

Financials: The total debt represents 34.72 percent of Intl. Business Machines’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 343.82 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 90.89 percent was realized by Intl. Business Machines.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $15.75. Last fiscal year, Intl. Business Machines paid $4.25 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.39, the P/S ratio is 1.75 and the P/B ratio is finally 13.65. The dividend yield amounts to 2.69 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 0.63.


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)
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*I am long IBM. 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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