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9 Stocks For Value Investors With Dividend Focus

Value investing, perhaps more than any other type of investing, is more concerned with the fundamentals of a company's business rather than its stock price or market factors affecting its price. 

In the Cabot Benjamin Graham Value Investor, I utilize a value investing strategy developed by Benjamin Graham in the 1920s. 

The details of this value strategy are spelled out clearly in his book, "The Intelligent Investor," published 60 years ago. 

The objective of Graham's strategy is to identify unappreciated stocks and show you how to find undervalued stocks that meet certain criteria for quality and quantity ... stocks that are poised for stellar price appreciation.

Out of the multitude of companies, which ones would legendary value investor Benjamin Graham buy today? I've compiled nine great companies that fit Benjamin Graham's methods and criteria.

The companies in this list pass the rigorous requirements of either the Defensive Investor or the Enterprising Investor and are undervalued by the market.

These are the results:

These 20 Stocks Serve The Most Cash Reserves

Stocks with a high level of cash are better positioned in my view. They have enough room to think about growth opportunities and don't need to manage their debt.

Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet, Cisco and Oracle had amassed $504bn of cash by the end of 2015, nearly a third of the total $1.7tn held on the balance sheets of US non-financial companies, according to a new report from rating agency Moody’s. The top 50 holders accounted for $1.1tn of that amount.

These are the 20 most cash-rich companies on the us stock market...

5 Stocks With Big Dividend Yields And Annual Returns Over 10%

For dividend investors, its nice to have stocks that offer attractive yields, but it is also important to select stocks that do not lose value over the course of time.

Stocks that lose value are more likely to cut or suspend dividends in the future, and a loss of price appreciation can really affect the overall performance of a portfolio.

The stocks I'm going to review in this article offer solid yields (3% or better) and have averaged double digit returns over the past decade.

These are the results I'm talking about...

What Hedgefund Managers Buy And Sell: Facebook In - Apple Out

Recently, the quarterly SEC disclosures hit that give us a peek into the activities of the world’s best billionaire hedge fund managers. 

Now, 13-F filings provide a ton of information, but you have to know exactly what to look for to make these filings useful. 

Waren Buffett also published his latest buys and sells. Buffett is long on Apple. Check out his latest dividend stock buys here.

With that being said here is what caught my eye from the holdings of the world’s best billionaire hedge fund managers:

25 Safe High-Yield Dividends From The Russell 2000

Income investors are seeking for growth, high yields and stability in dividend payments.

The major indices like S&P 500 or Dow Jones summarize a lot of high-quality stocks at a high level of safeness.

But most of the stocks are also highly valuated while sales growth is only modest.

If we look at the bigger brother, we come back to Russell 2000. The Russell 3000 Index comprises the companies in the large-cap Russell 1000 Index and the small-cap Russell 2000 names. 

Attached you will find the 100 largest (by market cap) stocks in the Russell 3000 for dividends to find the 25 highest-yielding names. 

Here are the 25 Best Yielding stocks from the Russell 2000...