Carl Icahn's Biggest Dividend Stock Holdings

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Super investors made a great return in the past and they got very rich. Not all started to make money with little stock trading. Some of them made big deals with huge loans. They took the risk and won the game.

Carl Icahn is such a person. He is an activist with $12 billion market value of his Icahn Capital Management vehicle. Herbalife, Transocean or Dell, Icahn is still named an investor who stirs up the story.

Today I like to look at the biggest dividend positions of Carl Icahn as of Q4/2012. His full portfolio has only 15 companies, which is not much and looks very undiversified. Warren Buffett still has more stocks in his portfolio and he is also no big asset gatherer.

Icahn is no dividend lover; he has only four dividend stocks. His biggest dividend machine is the own property management company, Icahn Enterprises. IEP pays a 7.07 percent yield.

Here are Carl Icahn's biggest dividend stock holdings:

Icahn Enterprises ( IEP )
has a market capitalization of $6.11 billion. The company employs 45,000 people, generates revenue of $15.654 billion and has a net income of $727.00 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $1.715 billion. The EBITDA margin is 10.96 percent (the operating margin is 7.46 percent and the net profit margin 4.64 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 34.81 percent of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 183.08 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 8.48 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.54. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.40 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.97, the P/S ratio is 0.39 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.21. The dividend yield amounts to 7.07 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.04.

American Railcar Industries ( ARII ) has a market capitalization of $946.12 million. The company employs 2,413 people, generates revenue of $711.72 million and has a net income of $63.82 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $143.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 20.09 percent (the operating margin is 16.74 percent and the net profit margin 8.97 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 33.96 percent of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 74.43 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 18.78 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.99. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.00 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.82, the P/S ratio is 1.33 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.56. The dividend yield amounts to 2.26 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 2.10.

Chesapeake Energy ( CHK ) has a market capitalization of $13.59 billion. The company employs 12,000 people, generates revenue of $12.316 billion and has a net income of $-594.00 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $917.00 million. The EBITDA margin is 7.45 percent (the operating margin is -15.38 percent and the net profit margin -4.82 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 30.67 percent of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 81.98 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of -7.21 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-1.46. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.35 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 15.05, the P/S ratio is 1.10 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.08. The dividend yield amounts to 1.72 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.35.

Mentor Graphics ( MENT ) has a market capitalization of $1.97 billion. The company employs 5,029 people, generates revenue of $1.088 billion and has a net income of $138.63 million. The firm's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $206.89 million. The EBITDA margin is 19.00 percent (the operating margin is 14.85 percent and the net profit margin 12.73 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 12.86 percent of the company's assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 21.72 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.05 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.16. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.00 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.99, the P/S ratio is 1.81 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.91. The dividend yield amounts to 1.03 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.26.

Take a closer look at the full list of Carl Icahn's full portfolio as of Q4/2012. The average P/E ratio amounts to 27.76 and forward P/E ratio is 18.95. The dividend yield has a value of 0.81 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.56 and price to sales ratio 1.54. The operating margin amounts to 2.25 percent and the beta ratio is 1.30. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 0.95.

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Largest dividend stock positions by Carl Icahn originally published at " long-term-investments.blogspot.com ".



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks , US Markets

Referenced Stocks: ARII , CHK , IEP , MENT

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