- Warren Buffett's portfolio is successful due to his appreciation of dividend-paying stocks.
- Nearly a fifth of Berkshire Hathaway's $5.7 billion cash from stock portfolio this year will come from Chevron.
- Berkshire is also poised to collect more than $700 million apiece from Coca-Cola, Apple and Bank of America.
- Dividend stocks offer steady payments like bonds and have potential for bigger returns if share price rises.
- Dividend stocks carry risks, including the possibility that companies can cut back on or suspend their dividends.
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Warren Buffett's stock portfolio is expected to generate $5.7 billion in cash this year. Dividend stocks are core to Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio, which will receive nearly a fifth of that cash from Chevron.