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The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio

The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio

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Follow this list to discover and track stocks held by Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of Warren Buffett.

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Follow this list to discover and track stocks held by Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of Warren Buffett.

Background

Berkshire Hathaway, a multinational conglomerate based in the US, is led by Warren Buffett, who's arguably the nation's most revered investor. Dubbed the "Oracle of Omaha" Buffett's known for playing the long game in the stock market. Berkshire wholly owns a handful of companies and also owns stock in the companies listed here.

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How are these weighted?

The stocks in this watchlist are weighted equally.

Performance

WatchlistChange today1-month return1-year returnTotal return
The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio+0.50%-3.98%+8.14%+24.03%
^GSPC-0.21%+5.43%+13.75%+3493.49%

20 symbols

SymbolCompany nameLast priceChange% changeMarket timeVolumeAvg vol (3-month)Market cap
VVisa Inc.196.32-2.45-1.23%3:24 pm GMT-44.04M8.52M431.01B
MAMastercard Incorporated327.06-3.08-0.93%3:24 pm GMT-42.89M4.11M327.41B
BACBank of America Corporation26.005+0.53+2.10%3:24 pm GMT-447.30M72.50M225.31B
UPSUnited Parcel Service, Inc.156.12+10.65+7.32%3:24 pm GMT-48.75M4.45M134.79B
CHTRCharter Communications, Inc.600.895-1.24-0.21%3:24 pm GMT-4576.49k989.05k123.12B
WFCWells Fargo & Company24.975+0.74+3.03%3:24 pm GMT-432.51M50.95M102.90B
AXPAmerican Express Company98.81+2.89+3.01%3:24 pm GMT-43.31M5.44M79.56B
PNCThe PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.108.96+1.93+1.80%3:23 pm GMT-41.77M3.13M46.25B
KHCThe Kraft Heinz Company35.3242+0.04+0.13%3:23 pm GMT-42.43M6.22M43.19B
GMGeneral Motors Company26.64+0.02+0.08%3:24 pm GMT-46.17M15.14M38.12B
PSXPhillips 6662.57+1.60+2.62%3:24 pm GMT-42.17M3.33M27.32B
QSRRestaurant Brands International Inc.54.075-1.13-2.04%3:23 pm GMT-41.98M2.19M16.27B
OXYOccidental Petroleum Corporation15.28-0.17-1.10%3:23 pm GMT-415.75M33.92M14.21B
LSXMAThe Liberty SiriusXM Group36.07-0.21-0.58%3:23 pm GMT-4142.32k974.25k13.81B
STNEStoneCo Ltd.49.5+0.41+0.84%3:24 pm GMT-43.15M3.58M13.71B
SYFSynchrony Financial23.46+0.37+1.60%3:23 pm GMT-43.54M7.69M13.69B
TEVATeva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited11.8734-0.28-2.28%3:24 pm GMT-44.67M10.04M13.31B
LBTYALiberty Global plc22.215-0.27-1.22%3:24 pm GMT-4786.34k1.63M12.99B
UALUnited Airlines Holdings, Inc.34.245-0.16-0.45%3:24 pm GMT-427.39M63.21M9.96B
AXTAAxalta Coating Systems Ltd.23.135+0.26+1.11%3:24 pm GMT-41.00M2.36M5.45B
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