100 Dividend Stocks That Big Investment Gurus Bought Over The Past Half-Year

Stocks With Recent Engagements By Investment Professionals Researched By Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital, Investment. Investment gurus are asset or fund managers with big amounts of cash under management. They became popular by big returns and spectacular investment strategies. I talk about investors like George Soros and Warren Buffett. They all have one thing in common: The average return beats the market and if they invest, the market follows. I made a screen of the biggest stock buys from 49 super investors over the recent six month and ranked them in my 100 best guru buy list.
The top stocks are Oracle (ORCL) and Google (GOOG). Both companies were bought by thirteen investment gurus. The four biggest buys were made within the technology sector. Below is a detailed overview of the best yielding dividend stocks that were bought by at least three stock market gurus.

Here are my favorites:

Sanofi (SNY) has a market capitalization of $100.66 billion. The company employs 113,719 people, generates revenue of $44,376.65 million and has a net income of $6,156.88 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,953.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 29.19 percent (operating margin 16.18 percent and net profit margin 13.87 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 15.41 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 27.46 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 10.42 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.72. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.68 in form of dividends to shareholders. Four gurus bought SNY.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.00, P/S ratio 2.21 and P/B ratio 1.41. Dividend Yield: 4.47 percent. The beta ratio is 0.89.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has a market capitalization of $186.75 billion. The company employs 117,900 people, generates revenue of $65,030.00 million and has a net income of $9,672.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $15,993.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 24.59 percent (operating margin 19.01 percent and net profit margin 14.87 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 17.27 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 34.39 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 17.02 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.64. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.25 in form of dividends to shareholders. Five gurus bought JNJ.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.69, P/S ratio 2.85 and P/B ratio 3.22. Dividend Yield: 3.61 percent. The beta ratio is 0.55.

AFLAC (AFL) has a market capitalization of $20.03 billion. The company employs 8,562 people, generates revenue of $22,171.00 million and has a net income of $1,964.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $6,761.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 30.49 percent (operating margin 13.50 percent and net profit margin 8.86 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 2.81 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 24.32 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 15.99 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $5.03. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.23 in form of dividends to shareholders. Four gurus bought AFL.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.52, P/S ratio 0.90 and P/B ratio 1.47. Dividend Yield: 3.10 percent. The beta ratio is 1.82.

Take a closer look at the full table of stocks with biggest guru buys over the past six month. The average P/E ratio amounts to 17.69. Exactly 75 companies pay dividends. The average dividend yield amounts to 2.35 percent. P/S ratio is 2.43 and P/B ratio 3.61.

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