Largest Stock Holdings of Berkshire Hathaway

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Coca-Cola (KO) is named the top list of Berkshire Hathaway’s largest stock holdings with $13.64 billion holding value and a total of 200,000,000 shares. Following companies are Wells Fargo (WFC) with $8.82 billion, American Express with $6.95 billion and Procter & Gamble (PG) with $4.75 billion.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. which is an American conglomerate holding company manages an amount of subsidiary companies. Warren Buffett’s company gained an annual growth in book value of 20.3% to its shareholders for the last 44 years. As CEO and primary shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK), Warren Buffett, the world's most famous investor, has developed a well-known reputation of buying big stakes in companies he believes in. When Buffett buys shares of a company for BRK, the markets translate his moves as a vote of confidence for a firm's continued success.

 

Coca-Cola (KO)

Holding Value: $13.64 billion

Shares: 200,000,000


Coming at the top is Coca-Cola currently offers over 500 brands in above 200 nations and attends to more than 1.6 billion servings each day

Coming at the top is Coca-Cola currently offers over 500 brands in above 200 nations and attends to more than 1.6 billion servings each day

 

Wells Fargo (WFC)

Holding Value: $8.82 billion

Shares: 352,327,608


Berkshire Hathaway bought around 10 million shares, rising up Wells Fargo’s holdings from 342,623,925 in May

Berkshire Hathaway bought around 10 million shares, rising up Wells Fargo’s holdings from 342,623,925 in May

 

American Express (AXP)

Holding Value: $6.95 billion

Shares: 151,610,700


American Express is well-known for its credit card, charge card, and traveler's cheque businesses and one of the top 20 most admired companies in the World

American Express is well-known for its credit card, charge card, and traveler's cheque businesses and one of the top 20 most admired companies in the world

 

Procter & Gamble (PG)

Holding Value: $4.75 billion

Shares: 76,766,036


The 5th most beloved company 2011 featured with an array of business innovations including brand management and the soap opera

The 5th most beloved company 2011 featured with an array of business innovations including brand management and the soap opera

 

Kraft Foods (KFT)

Holding Value: $3.45 billion

Shares: 99,467,624


Berkshire Hathaway sold approximately 5 million shares of Kraft Foods, reducing its holdings from 105,214,584 in May

Berkshire Hathaway sold approximately 5 million shares of Kraft Foods, reducing its holdings from 105,214,584 in May

 

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Holding Value: $2.76 billion

Shares: 42,624,563


Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), one of the world's most respected companies is placed in the sixth of BRK’s biggest stock holdings

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), one of the world's most respected companies is placed in the sixth of BRK’s biggest stock holdings

 

ConocoPhillips (COP)

Holding Value: $1.96 billion

Shares: 29,109,637


ConocoPhillips, the fifth largest private sector energy corporation in the world

ConocoPhillips, the fifth largest private sector energy corporation in the world

 

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)

Holding Value: $1.95 billion

Shares: 39,037,142


The biggest private employer in the world with over 2 million employees, Wal-Mart Stores is also mentioned in this ranking with $1.95 billion

The biggest private employer in the world with over 2 million employees, Wal-Mart Stores is also mentioned in this ranking with $1.95 billion

 

US Bancorp (USB)

Holding Value: $1.57 billion

Shares: 69,039,426


US Bancorp is the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States based on $321 billion in assets and the ninth biggest stock holding of Berkshire Hathaway

US Bancorp is the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States based on $321 billion in assets and the ninth biggest stock holding of Berkshire Hathaway

 

Moody’s (MCO)

Holding Value: $929.2 million

Shares: 28,415,250


Moody’s is considered the credit-worthiness of borrowers using a standardized ratings scale

Moody’s is considered as the credit-worthiness of borrowers using a standardized ratings scale

 

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This article was published on 2011/08/24