This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Top 10 Warren Buffett Buyback Stocks

Warren Buffett, the CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), is the third richest man in the world, and he achieved that status through savvy investing.

We at Stockpickr thought it would be interesting to look at those Buffett stocks that are also the subject of big company share repurchases. As we often highlight here, many stocks have successfully risen in price through company buybacks. So at Stockpickr.com, we have come up with the 10 Warren Buffett stocks with stock buyback programs.

When a company buys back its own stock, it reduces the number of shares outstanding and therefore increases the earnings per share. It also sends a signal to investors that the company has confidence in its business and that its own shares are the best investment for its surplus funds.

As an example, Wal-Mart (WMT) recently implemented a $15 billion stock buyback program. And we also saw that Buffett increased his position in the company. Wal-Mart recently announced a 49.1% quarterly increase in earnings on a 10% increase in revenue. The stock has a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 14 and a P/E-to-growth (PEG) ratio of 1.1. The yield on the stock is 2%.

Wal-Mart shows up in the Bill and Hillary Clinton Portfolio, which lists the stocks held and recently liquidated by the Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton blind trust. The Clintons also owned Biogen Idec (BIIB), which also recently announced a $3 billion buyback. The pharmaceutical company, which is working on developing a treatment for lymphoma, as well as for multiple sclerosis and psoriasis, has a P/E of 37 and a PEG of 1.8.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 16,982.59 +22.02 0.13%
S&P 500 1,978.91 +0.57 0.03%
NASDAQ 4,444.9090 -4.6550 -0.10%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs