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Warren Buffett August Update: 46 Equities Show 7 Ready To Buy And Hold For Dividends Today

Published Thu, 23 Jul 2020 21:20:41 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick PicksWarren Buffett August Update: 46 Equities Show 7 Ready To Buy And Hold For Dividends TodayJul. 23, 2020 9:20 PM ET|| Includes: AAPL, BAC, BK, GL, GS, GS.PA, GS.PD, JPM, KHC, MTB, OXY, PNC, PNC.PP, QSR, STOR, SU, SYF, UPS, USBby: Fredrik ArnoldFredrik Arnold The Dividend Dog CatcherSimple, straightforward 7-step analysis that finds lucrative income stocks.SummaryThis Buffett list from Dogs of The Dow first appeared 5/20/20 online. YCharts also tracks this Buffett/Berkshire Batch. Here is your update as of 7/22/20.
30 of 46 Berkshire Hathaway-owned-stocks pay dividends. As of 7/22/20, the top ten ranged 3.43-6.02% by annual yield and ranged 18.24-93.75% per broker-estimated price-target-upsides. Six of the top ten up-siders paid-dividends.
Ten top Buffett-held dividend stocks ranged 12.31% to 23.42% in net gains calculated from broker targets, plus dividends, less broker fees.
$5k invested in the lowest-priced five top-yield Buffett-held dividend dogs showed 1.13% more net gain than from $5k invested in all ten. Little low-priced Buffett-collected dogs ruled his August portfolio.
James Brumley says in Kiplinger Investing:
Rich people often get perpetually richer for a reason, so it could be worthwhile to study what billionaires and high-asset hedge funds are plowing their long-term capital into."
Any collection of stocks is more clearly understood when subjected to yield-based (dog catcher) analysis, this Buffett/Berkshire batch is perfect for the dogcatcher process. Here is the July 22 data for 30 dividend-paying stocks in the Kiplinger-documented collection of 46 now owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B).
Another resource consulted for this article was dogsofthedow.com. They also keep an ongoing spreadsheet of the Buffett/Berkshire stocks updated quarterly per BRK SEC filings.
The Ides of March plunge in the stock market took its toll on Buffett's batch and made the... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM 45.40   9.0 5.05 3.16 6.81
KRAFT HEINZ 29.03   0.0 0.00 1.60 5.52
SUNCOR ENERGY 30.68   11.3 2.71 1.26 4.13
PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP 137.17   12.4 11.06 4.60 3.34
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 122.56   22.4 5.47 3.84 3.14
JPMORGAN CHASE 117.91   12.0 9.79 3.60 2.74
BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON 46.31   12.0 3.85 1.24 2.71
U.S. BANCORP 55.73   13.1 4.25 1.48 2.65
SYNCHRONY FINANCIAL 33.85   7.0 4.80 0.88 2.60
M&T BANK 156.79   11.2 13.98 4.00 2.58
BANK OF AMERICA 29.67   10.6 2.80 0.72 2.45
GOLDMAN SACHS 218.74   9.2 23.84 5.00 2.32
APPLE 223.08   19.0 11.73 3.08 1.42


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