According to filings with the SEC, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A,BRK.B) has added the shares of a number of new companies to its investment portfolio.
Berkshire now holds 4 million shares farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). It has also added 1.25 million shares of Precision Castparts (NYSE:PCP) and Wabco (NYSE:WBC), CBS News noted.
Though Buffett remains in charge at Berkshire, two other investment managers, Ted Weschler and Todd Combs, each oversee about $4 billion in firm investments. The SEC filings do not identify which Berkshire official has invested in a company’s shares.
At the end of the third quarter, Berkshire’s stock portfolio was valued at $75.3 billion.
Companies in which Berkshire boosted its existing holdings:
- General Motors (NYSE:GM)
- Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC)
- Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK)
- DirecTV (NASDAQ:DTV)
- Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB)
Companies in which Berkshire cut its holdings: