5 Stocks Are Netting Warren Buffett $4.3 Billion


When Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A 0.73%)(BRK.B 0.75%) CEO Warren Buffett buys or sells a stock, Wall Street and retail investors pay close attention.

That is because the Oracle of Omaha, as he has known, has averaged a 20.1% annual return since taking the reins in 1965.

There is a laundry list of why Buffett has been such a successful investor.

In no particular order, he thinks long term, stays focused on a small subset of sectors and industries he fully understands, piles into cyclical stocks, and runs a relatively concentrated portfolio.

However, the most significant advantage is that Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio is packed with dividend stocks.

Dividend stocks have a history of handily outperforming non-dividend payers.

Buffett's company looks to be on pace to collect north of $6 billion in dividend income over the next year.

Amazingly, $4.3 billion of this passive income will originate from just five stocks.

1. Chevron: $990,920,111 in annual passive income (estimated)

2. Bank of America: $867,595,685 in annual passive income

3. Coca-Cola: $704,000,000 in annual passive income

4. Occidental Petroleum: $873,975,521 in annual passive income

5. Apple: $834,954,980 in annual passive income

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