The prince is ranked No. 13 on
world billionaires list, and his stock portfolio has generated an average annual return of 20% for the last 16 years, according to his Web site. Stockpickr has reviewed all of the stocks he owns and dug up
If you are wondering why you should analyze the prince's stockholdings, consider what happened with
Four Seasons Hotels
last year. The prince, along with an investor group that includes Bill Gates, bought out the hotel chain for a 28% premium over the stock's price. That deal provided a nice return for the stock's investors.
At the top of the high-yield list is
. The stock gave the prince his start in the 1990s when he made a huge investment the then-beleaguered Citicorp. The stock now offers a 4.5% yield.
Citigroup has been making headlines, and taking some hits, thanks to a management shake-up and
disappointing third-quarter earnings
, a 57% drop from a year ago. Citigroup sports a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 11 and a P/E-to-growth (PEG) ratio of 1.4.
In addition to being a favorite stock of the prince, Citigroup is also liked by
, who just increased his position in the company by 62%.
Lampert is the head of
and founder of ESL Investments, which has reportedly generated close to 30% annual returns since inception. Lampert and Al-Waleed also have a shared interest in
, a stock that offers a 1.1% yield.
Another dividend-paying stockholding of Al-Waleed is
, which yields 2%. The soda maker just delivered a
solid third-quarter earnings beat
with a 17% increase in earnings and an 11% rise in revenue. Pepsi has a P/E of 20 and a PEG of 1.9.
Pepsi is a stock owned by
, an $8.9 billion money management firm that handles investment for endowments of large organizations such as Harvard University, Northwestern University, Dartmouth College, the American Red Cross and the Getty Foundation. Adage also owns
, which yields 3.4%, and
, which yields 1.4%.
Procter & Gamble
is another Al-Waleed stock that yields 2%. It has a P/E of 23 and a PEG of 1.8. P&G shares are also held by
, who has several income stocks in his portfolio including
, which yields 1.1%, and
, which produces 2.7%.
For the rest of the prince's dividend-paying stocks, check out the
. And for all of his holdings, check out the complete
portfolio, both at Stockpickr.com.
At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.
James Altucher is president of Stockpickr LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TheStreet.com and part of its network of Web properties, and a managing partner at Formula Capital, an alternative asset management firm that runs a fund of hedge funds. He is also a weekly columnist for
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