3. GENERAL MOTORS
The largest American automobile corporation, General Motors is considered the largest car manufacturer in the world for 77 years. The automaker's new mobility bets now include electric bicycles, in addition to electric cars and self-driving cars. But for now, GM earnings that drive dividends are coming from gas-guzzling SUVs and trucks.
GM's dividend payout is $1.52 per year, and dividend yield is 4.33 percent.
The dividend growth rate over the last 3-5 years reaches 6 percent, the dividend stability factor (on a scale from zero (most stable) to 99 (most volatile)) for the same period is 5.
Since the beginning of the year, the value of the company's shares decreased by 14.29 percent. As of the end of the third quarter of 2018, Berkshire Hathaway owns 52.5 million shares of General Motors, while the company's share was increased by 1.1 million securities.