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Warren Buffett Buys Surprisingly These 8 Dividend Stocks

Warren Buffett is one of the most respected investors on the market at current times.

He created a massive portfolio in his life which is worth around $107 billion. Recently, Warren announced his latest stock buys and sells during the past quarter. 

His moves are watched closely because value and dividend growth investors try to catch a new idea from his thoughts and strategic buys and sells.

During the past quarter, Warren bought eight stocks and reduced seven positions. He did not close a full position or initiated a new.

The biggest acquisition by value was Wells Fargo, followed by Visa. Most of his stock increases had a P/E of less than 15 and pay a dividend.

These are the latest dividend stock buys from Warren Buffett from Q1/2015...


Intl. Business Machines -- Yield: 3.00%

Intl. Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) employs 379,592 people, generates revenue of $92,793.00 million and has a net income of $15,752.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $170.42 billion.

Intl. Business Machines’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $25,350.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.32% (the operating margin is 21.54% and the net profit margin 16.98%).

Financials: The total debt represents 34.72% of Intl. Business Machines assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 343.82%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 90.89% 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 10.99, the P/S ratio is 1.84 and the P/B ratio is finally 14.44. The dividend yield amounts to 3.00%.

Stock Charts:

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



Phillips 66 -- Yield: 2.75%

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) employs 14,000 people, generates revenue of $161,212.00 million and has a net income of $4,091.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $44.05 billion.

Phillips 66’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,302.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 2.67% (the operating margin is 1.96% and the net profit margin 2.54%).

Financials: The total debt represents 17.82% of Phillips 66 assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 40.22%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.60% was realized by Phillips 66.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $7.43. Last fiscal year, Phillips 66 paid $1.89 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.95, the P/S ratio is 0.27 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.06. The dividend yield amounts to 2.75%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Phillips 66 (PSX)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Phillips 66 (PSX)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Phillips 66 (PSX)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Phillips 66 (PSX)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Phillips 66 (PSX)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Phillips 66 (PSX)

Deere -- Yield: 2.69%

Deere (NYSE:DE) employs 59,600 people, generates revenue of $36,066.90 million and has a net income of $3,170.90 million. The current market capitalization stands at $30.28 billion.

Deere’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,292.40 million. The EBITDA margin is 17.45% (the operating margin is 15.49% and the net profit margin 8.79%).

Financials: The total debt represents 60.26% of Deere assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 407.81%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 32.71% was realized by Deere.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $7.69. Last fiscal year, Deere paid $2.22 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.59, the P/S ratio is 0.84 and the P/B ratio is finally 3.40. The dividend yield amounts to 2.69%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Deere (DE)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Deere (DE)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Deere (DE)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Deere (DE)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Deere (DE)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Deere (DE)

Wells Fargo -- Yield: 2.69%

Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) employs 266,000 people, generates revenue of $47,552.00 million and has a net income of $23,608.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $287.07 billion.

Wells Fargo’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $39,736.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 47.11% (the operating margin is 40.21% and the net profit margin 27.99%).

Financials: The total debt represents 14.67% of Wells Fargo assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 134.20%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 13.68% was realized by Wells Fargo.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.09. Last fiscal year, Wells Fargo paid $1.35 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.62, the P/S ratio is 3.40 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.75. The dividend yield amounts to 2.69%.

Stock Charts:

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

U.S. Bancorp -- Yield: 2.22%

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) employs 66,750 people, generates revenue of $12,228.00 million and has a net income of $5,908.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $78.37 billion.

U.S. Bancorp’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $9,484.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 47.57% (the operating margin is 40.10% and the net profit margin 29.63%).

Financials: The total debt represents 15.44% of U.S. Bancorp assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 142.95%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.87% was realized by U.S. Bancorp.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.12. Last fiscal year, U.S. Bancorp paid $0.96 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.19, the P/S ratio is 3.93 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.04. The dividend yield amounts to 2.22%.

Stock Charts:

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

Twenty-First Century Fox -- Yield: 0.89%

Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) employs 27,000 people, generates revenue of $31,867.00 million and has a net income of $3,917.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $69.14 billion.

Twenty-First Century Fox’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,641.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 20.84% (the operating margin is 16.28% and the net profit margin 12.29%).

Financials: The total debt represents 34.78% of Twenty-First Century Fox assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 109.42%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 22.00% was realized by Twenty-First Century Fox.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.27. Last fiscal year, Twenty-First Century Fox paid $0.25 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 7.89, the P/S ratio is 2.17 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.33. The dividend yield amounts to 0.89%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA)

Visa -- Yield: 0.69%

Visa (NYSE:V) employs 9,500 people, generates revenue of $12,702.00 million and has a net income of $5,438.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $171.28 billion.

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

Financials: The total debt represents 0.00% of Visa assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 0.00%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 19.97% was realized by Visa.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.29. Last fiscal year, Visa paid $0.40 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 30.63, the P/S ratio is 13.48 and the P/B ratio is finally 5.38. The dividend yield amounts to 0.69%.

Stock Charts:

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

Precision Castparts -- Yield: 0.05%

Precision Castparts (NYSE:PCP) employs 29,100 people, generates revenue of $10,005.00 million and has a net income of $1,723.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $31.05 billion.

Precision Castparts’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,612.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 26.11% (the operating margin is 26.03% and the net profit margin 17.22%).

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $10.88. Last fiscal year, Precision Castparts paid $0.12 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 20.12, the P/S ratio is 3.10. The dividend yield amounts to 0.05%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Precision Castparts (PCP)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Precision Castparts (PCP)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Precision Castparts (PCP)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Precision Castparts (PCP)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Precision Castparts (PCP)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Precision Castparts (PCP)

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