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Warren Buffett's 8 Latest Strategic Stock Movements In Detail

In its latest regulatory filing, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway didn't report too many big surprises, but there were a few notable moves. 

Specifically, it appears that Buffett is betting on a rebound in energy and commodity prices, and is harvesting some of his gains elsewhere.


Attached, at the end of this article, you will find a detailed view on his latest buys and sells.


Dividend stocks are in main focus and you will find a detailed introduction of Warren's latest dividend stock buys and sells of the quarter.

Here are the dividend stocks Warren Buffett bought and sold out during Q4/2015...


AT&T -- Yield: 5.04%

AT&T (NYSE:T) employs 281,000 people, generates revenue of $146,801.00 million and has a net income of $13,687.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $235.72 billion.

AT&T’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $46,802.00 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 31.33% 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 $1.89 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 16.84, the P/S ratio is 1.60 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.91. The dividend yield amounts to 5.04%.

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)



Wells Fargo -- Yield: 3.00%

Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) employs 264,700 people, generates revenue of $49,277.00 million and has a net income of $23,276.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $253.99 billion.

Wells Fargo’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $40,501.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 47.06% (the operating margin is 39.09% and the net profit margin 27.05%).

Financials: The total debt represents 16.62% of Wells Fargo assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 153.92%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.78% was realized by Wells Fargo.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.12. Last fiscal year, Wells Fargo paid $1.48 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.15, the P/S ratio is 2.95 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.49. The dividend yield amounts to 3.00%.

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)



Deere & Company -- Yield: 2.80%

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) employs 57,200 people, generates revenue of $28,436.30 million and has a net income of $1,940.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $27.27 billion.

Deere & Company’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,760.60 million. The EBITDA margin is 16.74% (the operating margin is 11.88% and the net profit margin 6.82%).

Financials: The total debt represents 63.59% of Deere & Company assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 546.45%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 24.54% was realized by Deere & Company.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.45. Last fiscal year, Deere & Company paid $2.40 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.73, the P/S ratio is 0.95 and the P/B ratio is finally 4.02. The dividend yield amounts to 2.80%.

Stock Charts:


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



Kinder Morgan -- Yield: 2.66%

Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) employs 11,290 people, generates revenue of $14,403.00 million and has a net income of $208.00 million. The current market capitalization stands at $42.53 billion.

Kinder Morgan’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,825.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 47.39% (the operating margin is 16.78% and the net profit margin 1.44%).

Financials: The total debt represents 51.40% of Kinder Morgan assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 123.09%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 0.66% was realized by Kinder Morgan.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $0.11. Last fiscal year, Kinder Morgan 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 166.87, the P/S ratio is 2.91 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.19. The dividend yield amounts to 2.66%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Kinder Morgan (KMI)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Kinder Morgan (KMI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Kinder Morgan (KMI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Kinder Morgan (KMI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Kinder Morgan (KMI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Kinder Morgan (KMI)



Chicago Bridge & Iron company -- Yield: 0.77%

Chicago Bridge & Iron company (NYSE:CBI) employs 42,000 people, generates revenue of $12,929.50 million and has a net income of $-429.96 million. The current market capitalization stands at $3.88 billion.

Chicago Bridge & Iron company’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1,226.18 million. The EBITDA margin is 9.48% (the operating margin is -3.29% and the net profit margin -3.33%).

Financials: The total debt represents 28.29% of Chicago Bridge & Iron company assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 129.25%. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -21.23% was realized by Chicago Bridge & Iron company.

Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-4.89. Last fiscal year, Chicago Bridge & Iron company paid $0.28 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is , the P/S ratio is 0.30 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.89. The dividend yield amounts to 0.77%.

Stock Charts:


Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Chicago Bridge & Iron company (CBI)
Long-Term Stock Price Chart of Chicago Bridge & Iron company (CBI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Chicago Bridge & Iron company (CBI)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Chicago Bridge & Iron company (CBI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Chicago Bridge & Iron company (CBI)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Chicago Bridge & Iron company (CBI)



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