- Warren Buffett loves dividend paying stocks.
- Berkshire Hathaway raked in $US3.8 billion worth of dividends in 2018.
- In his annual letter, Buffett laid out how much Berkshire was in paid in dividends by its five largest holdings.
- Watch Berkshire Hathaway trade live.
Warren Buffett has always been a fan of companies that pay dividends.
In his annual letter released Saturday, Buffett said Berkshire Hathaway was paid $US3.8 billion in dividends in 2018, a number that he expects will increase in 2019.
The conglomerate’s five largest holdings paid nearly $US2.966 billion in dividends, or nearly 80% of the total.
Check them out below:
Yearend Ownership: 17.9%
Dividends paid to Berkshire: $US237 million
Yearend Ownership: 5.4%
Dividends paid to Berkshire: $US745 million
Bank of America
Yearend Ownership: 9.5%
Dividends paid to Berkshire: $US551 million
Yearend Ownership: 9.4%
Dividends paid to Berkshire: $US624 million
Yearend Ownership: 9.8%
Dividends paid to Berkshire: $US809 million
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