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5 Buffett-Owned Dividend Stocks Yielding 3% or More

Warren Buffett isn't known as a dividend investor, and regular quarterly payouts aren't one of his preconditions for making an investment in a stock. But as chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Buffett has selected handful of comparatively high-paying dividend stocks for the company's portfolio.

From old-economy industrial and consumer stocks to high-yield real estate, Berkshire's dividend holdings don't follow a pattern. Indeed, of the 46 stocks in Berkshire's portfolio, only five have dividend yields greater than 3%.

All of these dividend stocks still technically have "The Oracle of Omaha's" blessing - reason enough for income investors to give them a closer look. But by

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