Dividends4Life: Warren Buffett’s Only Dividend Stocks With 4%-Plus Yields

Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) is arguably the most legendary investor of all time. His investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B), manages a massive stock portfolio. Buffett is associated most with value investing. But the Oracle of Omaha has also shown a liking for high-dividend stocks. Among Buffett’s biggest holdings are a few high-yield dividend stocks. Investors can take a look at Berkshire Hathaway’s most recent 13-F filing to view all of Berkshire’s holdings. You can use this to find high-yield stocks for your dividend stock portfolio. Here are three stocks that Berkshire owns that have dividend yields above 4%...

Telecom giant Verizon (NYSE:VZ) is Buffett’s highest-yield holding. The stock recently had a dividend yield near 5%. The company has increased its dividend payments for 10 consecutive years. U.S. automakers, including General Motors (NYSE:GM), have had a difficult run over the past year. Shares of GM have been stuck in reverse throughout 2016. In the past 52 weeks, GM stock is down 6%. This is despite strong sales totals, thanks to low interest rates and low gas prices. Berkshire owns 3.9 million shares of Sanofi (NYSE:SNY), a health care company based in France. Sanofi is a giant in the industry. It operates 100 manufacturing sites, and sells its products in more than 170 countries around the world. The stock has a market capitalization of $106 billion.

Source: Guru Focus

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