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Bill Gates’ Portfolio: Reviewing One Of The Wealthiest Man’s Dividend Stocks – February 2018 Update
Just like you and me, Bill wants to earn a return. Of the 17 publicly-traded companies held in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, 12 pay dividends. In this article, I track and analyze changes in Bill Gates’ portfolio of dividend stocks.
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International Business Machines (IBM)
IBM raised its dividend for more than 20 straight years and is expected to soon announce its 2018 increase, meaning that it has a good chance to become a dividend aristocrat in 2020.
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High Dividend Stocks: 33 High Yield Stocks For Income
A review what high dividend stocks are, where stocks with high dividends can be found in the market, and how to identify which high dividends are risky.
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What The Future Holds For Apple
Apple was one of the pioneers in personal computing but has since grown to become one of the world’s most dominant forces in consumer electronics with more than $225 billion in annual revenue. Will the future prove to be as bright?
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Stock Analysis: CVS Health (CVS)
CVS Health (CVS) is one of America’s most dominant healthcare players. The company operates the nation’s second largest pharmacy chain with over 9,800 retail location
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Wells Fargo (WFC)
According to Wells Fargo’s annual reports, the company’s total deposits have grown from $3.7 billion in 1966 to $1.3 trillion in 2017, representing approximately 12% annual growth over that period.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

ABBV AbbVie Inc.
ABM ABM Industries Incorporated
ABT Abbott Laboratories
ACN Accenture plc
ADM Archer Daniels Midland Co.
ADP Automatic Data Processing Inc.
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc
AFL AFLAC Incorporated
AMT American Tower Corporation
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
APU Amerigas Partners lp
ARCO Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc.
AWR American States Water Co.
BA The Boeing Company
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BCR C. R. Bard Inc.
BDX Becton Dickinson and Company
BEN Franklin Resources Inc.
BGS B&G Foods Inc.
BHP BHP Billiton Limited
BIP Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P.
BP BP p.l.c.
BR Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc.
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway Inc
BRK-B BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY CLASS B
CAH Cardinal Health Inc.
CAT Caterpillar Inc.
CB Chubb Corporation
CCI Crown Castle International Corp.
CCLP CSI Compressco LP
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.
CINF Cincinnati Financial Corporation
CL Colgate-Palmolive Co.
CLX The Clorox Company
CMCSA Comcast Corp. Class A Common Stock
CMI Cummins Inc.
CMP Compass Minerals International Inc.
CNI Canadian National Railway Company
COST Costco Wholesale Corporation
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc.
CSL Carlisle Companies Inc
CTAS Cintas Corporation
CTL CenturyLink Inc.
CVS CVS Health Corporation
CVX Chevron Corporation
D Dominion Resources Inc.
DE Deere & Company
DEO Diageo plc
DIS The Walt Disney Company
DLR Digital Realty Trust Inc.
DOV Dover Corp
DUK Duke Energy Corporation
EC Ecopetrol S.A.
ECL Ecolab Inc.
ED Consolidated Edison Inc.
EMR Emerson Electric Co.
EPD Enterprises Products Partners L.P
ETN Eaton Corporation
EXR Extra Space Storage Inc.
F Ford Motor Company
FDX FedEx Corporation
FGP Ferrellgas Partners L.P
FRT Federal Realty Investment Trust
GD General Dynamics Corporation
GE General Electric Company
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc.
GIS General Mills Inc.
GM General Motors Company
GME GameStop Corp.
GNC GNC Holdings Inc.
GPC Genuine Parts Company
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
GSK GlaxoSmithKline
GWW W.W. Grainger Inc.
HCN Health Care REIT Inc.
HCP HCP Inc.
HD Home Depot Inc.
HPQ HP Inc.
HRL Hormel Foods Corporation
IBM International Business Machines Corporation
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P.
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
INTC Intel Corporation
IRM Iron Mountain Inc.
ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc.
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
KHC Kraft Heinz Company, The
KMB Kimberly-Clark Corporation
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc.
KO The Coca-Cola Company
KOF Coca-Cola FEMSA S.A.B. De C.V.
KR Kroger Co.
LANC Lancaster Colony Corporation
LEG Leggett & Platt Inc.
LILA Liberty LiLAC Group
LILAK Liberty Global, Inc.
LLTC Linear Technology Corporation
LLY Eli Lilly and Company
LOW Lowe's Companies Inc.
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp.
LYB LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
M Macy's Inc.
MAIN Main Street Capital Corporation
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MDP Meredith Corporation
MDT Medtronic Inc.
MKC McCormick & Company Inc.
MMM 3M Company
MMP Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.
MO Altria Group Inc.
MRK Merck & Co Inc.
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
NDSN Nordson Corporation
NEE NextEra Energy Inc.
NKE Nike Inc.
NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc.
NNN National Retail Properties Inc.
NOV National Oilwell Varco Inc.
NUE Nucor Corporation
O Realty Income Corporation
OHI Omega Healthcare Investors Inc
OKE ONEOK Inc.
OMC Omnicom Group Inc.
PAYX Paychex Inc.
PEP PepsiCo Inc.
PG Procter & Gamble Co.
PH Parker Hannifin Corporation
PM Philip Morris International Inc.
PNR Pentair Inc.
PPG PPG Industries Inc.
PPL PPL Corporation
PSA Public Storage
PSO Pearson plc
PSX Phillips 66
PX Praxair Inc.
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SEAS SeaWorld Entertainment
SHW Sherwin Williams Co.
SJW SJW Corp.
SKT Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc.
SO Southern Company
SPG Simon Property Group Inc.
SPGI S&P Global
STNG Scorpio Tankers Inc.
STON StoneMor Partners L.P.
STX Seagate Technology.
SU Suncor Energy Inc.
SWK Stanley Black & Decker Inc.
SYY SYSCO Corporation
T AT&T Inc.
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
TGT Target Corporation
TJX TJX Companies Inc.
TR Tootsie Roll Industries Inc.
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation
TROW T. Rowe Price Group Inc.
TU TELUS Corporation
TUP Tupperware Brands Corporation
TV Grupo Televisa S.A.
TWX Time Warner Inc.
TXN Texas Instruments Inc.
UNP Union Pacific Corporation
UPS United Parcel Service Inc.
UTX United Technologies Corporation
VFC VF Corporation
VGR Vector Group Ltd.
VLO Valero Energy Corporation
VOD Vodafone Group plc
VTR Ventas Inc.
VVC Vectren Corp
VZ Verizon Communications
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
WEC Wisconsin Energy Corporation
WFC Wells Fargo & Co.
WM Waste Management Inc.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
WPC W. P. Carey and Co. LLC
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
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