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October Warren Buffett/Berkshire 44 Equities Disclose 7 Prime Dividend Picks

Published Sun, 11 Oct 2020 11:41:36 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaDividend Quick PicksOctober Warren Buffett/Berkshire 44 Equities Disclose 7 Prime Dividend PicksOct. 11, 2020 11:41 AM ET|| Includes: BAC, BK, GOLD, JPM, KHC, KO, MTB, PNC, SIRI, STOR, SU, UPS, USB, WFCby: Fredrik ArnoldFredrik Arnold The Dividend Dog CatcherSimple, straightforward 7-step analysis that finds lucrative income stocks.SummaryThis Buffett holdings list from Kiplinger first appeared 8/17/20 online. YCharts and Dogs of The Dow also track this Buffett/Berkshire Batch. Here is your update as of 10/8/20.
28 of 44 Berkshire-Hathaway-owned stocks pay dividends. As of 10/8/20, the top-10 ranged 3.02%-5.12% by annual yield and ranged 20.79%-115.37% per broker-estimated price-target upsides.
Ten top of 28 Buffett-held dividend stocks ranged 12.97% to 57.12% in net gains calculated from broker targets, plus dividends, less broker fees.
$5k invested in the lowest-priced five top-yield Buffett/Berkshire-held October dividend dogs showed 24.18% more net gain than from $5k invested in all 10. Little low-priced Buffett-collected dogs ruled his October portfolio.
Foreword
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 October 8 data for 28 dividend-paying stocks in the Kiplinger-documented collection of 44 now owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) firm.
Another resource consulted for this article was dogsofthedow.com. It also keeps 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 possibility of owning productive... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
KRAFT HEINZ 29.03   0.0 0.00 1.60 5.52
WELLS FARGO 48.65   10.0 4.84 2.04 4.22
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
COCA-COLA 55.11   33.6 1.64 1.60 2.94
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
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
RANDGOLD RESOURCES 17.13   0.0 -1.20 0.16 0.93
SIRIUS XM RADIO 6.45   29.3 0.22 0.05 0.76