Buffett’s Berkshire Reveals Most Recent Buys, Sells

It's investing in Deere and Wells Fargo, cutting back on PG, CVS


warren buffett e1304170765954 Buffetts Berkshire Reveals Most Recent Buys, SellsAccording 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.

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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:

  • Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG)
  • CVS Caremark (NYSE:CVS)
  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)
  • Kraft Foods (NASDAQ:KRFT)
  • US Bancorp (NYSE:USB)

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