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Warren Buffett's 20 Best Yielding Dividend Stocks Now

Most investors know Warren Buffett looks for quality, but few know the degree to which he invests in dividend stocks. 

Warren is one of the most respected investors in the world. 

I did a great job and generated an unbelievable return over decades.

Here are some key essentials of his current investment strategy:

- 92.5% of Warren Buffett’s portfolio is invested in dividend stocks 


- His top 9 holdings have an average dividend yield of 3.0% 

- Many of these dividend stocks have paid rising dividends over decades 

Warren Buffett prefers to invest in shareholder friendly businesses with long track records of success. 


It happens that dividend stocks with long histories of dividend increases match what Warren Buffett looks for in a stock investment.

Attached you will find a compilation of Warren Buffett's 20 best yielding stocks. The list contains all of his highest yielding stocks with the most important fundamentals.


Here are Warren Buffett's 5 top yielding dividend stocks....


General Motors Company -- Yield: 5.49%

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) employs 215,000 people, generates revenue of $152,356.00 million and has a net income of $9,615.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $44.09 billion.

General Motors Company’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $13,545.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 8.89% (the operating margin is 3.51% and the net profit margin 6.31%).

Financials: The total debt represents 32.44% of General Motors Company assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 158.29%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 25.72% was realized by General Motors Company.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $6.00. Last fiscal year, General Motors Company paid $1.38 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 4.62, the P/S ratio is 0.28 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.04. The dividend yield amounts to 5.49%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Motors Company (GM)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of General Motors Company (GM)

AT&T -- Yield: 5.26%

AT&T (NYSE:T) employs 281,240 people, generates revenue of $146,801.00 million and has a net income of $13,687.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $225.91 billion.

AT&T’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $46,801.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 31.88% (the operating margin is 16.88% and the net profit margin 9.32%).

Financials: The total debt represents 31.40% of AT&T assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 102.84%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.57% was realized by AT&T.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.26. Last fiscal year, AT&T paid $1.88 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.11, the P/S ratio is 1.53 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.83. The dividend yield amounts to 5.26%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AT&T (T)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of AT&T (T)


Verizon Communications -- Yield: 4.51%

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) employs 177,900 people, generates revenue of $131,620.00 million and has a net income of $18,375.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $206.82 billion.

Verizon Communications’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $49,077.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 37.29% (the operating margin is 25.12% and the net profit margin 13.96%).

Financials: The total debt represents 45.04% of Verizon Communications assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 670.77%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 124.48% was realized by Verizon Communications.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.37. Last fiscal year, Verizon Communications paid $2.23 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.46, the P/S ratio is 1.55 and the P/B ratio is finally 12.42. The dividend yield amounts to 4.51%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Verizon Communications (VZ)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Verizon Communications (VZ)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Verizon Communications (VZ)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Verizon Communications (VZ)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Verizon Communications (VZ)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Verizon Communications (VZ)


Intl. Business Machines -- Yield: 4.30%

Intl. Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) employs 379,592 people, generates revenue of $81,741.00 million and has a net income of $13,364.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $120.60 billion.

Intl. Business Machines’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $16,412.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 20.08% (the operating margin is 19.51% and the net profit margin 16.35%).

Financials: The total debt represents 36.10% of Intl. Business Machines assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 279.69%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 102.29% was realized by Intl. Business Machines.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $13.62. Last fiscal year, Intl. Business Machines paid $5.00 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.89, the P/S ratio is 1.44 and the P/B ratio is finally 8.23. The dividend yield amounts to 4.30%.

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)


Sanofi -- Yield: 4.13%

Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) employs 113,496 people, generates revenue of $39,246.39 million and has a net income of $5,104.36 million. The current market capitalization stands at $103.32 billion.

Sanofi’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $10,495.80 million. The EBITDA margin is 26.74% (the operating margin is 16.13% and the net profit margin 13.01%).

Financials: The total debt represents 16.18% of Sanofi assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 28.52%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 7.73% was realized by Sanofi.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.90. Last fiscal year, Sanofi paid $0.83 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 20.51, the P/S ratio is 2.59 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.56. The dividend yield amounts to 4.13%.

Stock Charts:

Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Sanofi (SNY)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Sanofi (SNY)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Sanofi (SNY)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Sanofi (SNY)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Sanofi (SNY)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Sanofi (SNY)

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