Top 10 Warren Buffett Dividend Stocks

Warren Buffett, the “Sage of Omaha”, is one of the world’s premier fund managers. The first 50 years of his career was record-breaking, earning him nods from his investing peers, as well as the mainstream media. His performance since the turn of the century has been down to say the least; Warren Buffett’s alpha dropped from 10-12% per year to around zero. However, he still has a good eye for large cap, dividend yielding stocks. Here is a list of his top 10 dividend stocks:

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1. Coca-Cola Company (KO), the famous soft drink company, is Buffett’s largest stock. His position is valued at $13.4 billion. It recently traded at $65.42 and has a dividend yield of 2.80%. The stock has a $150.21 billion market cap and a price to earnings ratio of 12.19. Boykin Curry of Eagle Capital Management is also a fan.

2. Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) is a global consumer packaged goods company and it is Buffett’s fourth largest position at $4.88 billion. PG has a market cap of $172.67 billion and a dividend yield of 3.30%. It recently traded at $62.84 and has a price to earnings ratio of 15.99.

3. Kraft Foods, Inc. (KFT) is Buffett’s fifth largest position; he owns a $3.5 billion stake in the company. KFT is a food manufacturing company and has a market cap of $58.42 billion and a price to earnings ratio of 18.90. It has a dividend yield of 3.50%. It recently traded at $33.08 a share.

4. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is one of the world’s leading healthcare companies. Buffett owns a $2.8 billion position in the company. JNJ offers a dividend yield of 3.60%. It boasts a market cap of $170.12 billion and a price to earnings ratio of 14.85. JNJ recently traded at $62.08.

5. ConocoPhillips (COP) is a global energy company. It has a dividend yield of 4.20% and a market cap of $83.74 billion. COP has a 7.69 price to earnings ratio; it recently traded at $60.99 per share. Buffett owns a more than $2 billion stake in the company.

6. M&T Bank Corporation (MTB) provides commercial and retail banking. It has a 4.00% dividend yield and recently traded at $68.52 a share. It has a market cap of $8.61 billion and a price to earnings ratio of 9.66. Buffett owns $471.7 million in the company. MTB is also a favorite of Jean-Marie Eveillard, First Eagle Investment Management.

7. Sanofi Aventis (SNY) is a global healthcare services company. Buffett owns $163 million in the company. SNY offers a 4.00% dividend yield and a price to earnings ratio of 14.61. It has a market cap of $85.58 billion and recently traded at $31.88.

8. General Electric Co. (GE) is a diverse company; it provides media, technology and financial services worldwide. Buffett owns $146.7 million in the company. GE has a dividend yield of 3.990% and recently traded at $14.69 per share. It has a $155.72 billion market cap and a price to earnings ratio of 11.56.

9. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) is a global package delivery service that delivers a 3.30% dividend yield. It has a market cap of $61.02 billion and a price to earnings ratio of 15.33. UPS is Buffett’s 19th largest position by value, at $104 million. It recently traded for $62.22/share.

10. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the drug manufacturer, is Buffett’s 21st largest position at $64.8 million. GSK has an impressive dividend yield of 5.00%. It recently traded at $40.53. GSK boasts a market cap of $103.56 billion and a price to earnings ratio of 20.66. Ken Fisher, Fisher Asset Management is also a fan.

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