Buffett’s Berkshire Reveals Most Recent Buys, Sells

by Christopher Freeburn | November 15, 2012 11:04 am

Buffett’s Berkshire Reveals Most Recent Buys, Sells

warren buffett e1304170765954 Buffetts Berkshire Reveals Most Recent Buys, Sells[1]According to filings with the SEC, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A[2],BRK.B[3]) has added the shares of a number of new companies to its investment portfolio[4].

Berkshire now holds 4 million shares farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Company (NYSE:DE[5]). It has also added 1.25 million shares of Precision Castparts (NYSE:PCP[6]) and Wabco (NYSE:WBC[7]), 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:

Companies in which Berkshire cut its holdings:

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/warren-buffett-e1304170765954.jpg
  2. BRK.A: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BRK.A
  3. BRK.B: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BRK.B
  4. number of new companies to its investment portfolio: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-34227_162-57549969/berkshire-hathaway-reveals-new-investments/
  5. DE: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DE
  6. PCP: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PCP
  7. WBC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=WBC
  8. GM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GM
  9. WFC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=WFC
  10. BK: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BK
  11. DTV: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DTV
  12. VIAB: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=VIAB
  13. PG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PG
  14. CVS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CVS
  15. JNJ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=JNJ
  16. KRFT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=KRFT
  17. USB: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=USB

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