15 Biggest Stock Collections of Warren Buffet -Warren Buffet is one of the world’s most legendary and leading investors in the world. With more than 50 years of experience in the financial world, especially the Capital Market, he has got everything. His genius in investing in the capital market has raised his prestige to become one of the world’s leading investors and he has earned trillions of dollars of his activity. Throughout his life, related to investment, his ideas, views, and management were heavily influenced by the author of “The Intelligent Investor” and “Security Analysis” phenomenal books. He is Benjamin Graham who is his lecturer at Columbia University and became his mentor in valuing the company.
From time to time, he achieved much success that proves his expertise in building his own investment empire. Through Berkshire Hattaway Inc., he has shown to the world his expertise in building world-class investment companies. Berkshire Hattaway, which was originally just a textile company that nearly went bankrupt, turned into a world-class investment company with miscellaneous shares invested in various companies in diverse sectors.
In the picture above, he is an experienced investor, he managed to bring Berkshire Hattaway to its heyday. Investment growth performance from Berkshire has always been above the S&P 500 Index from the 1970s to the present. His skill, genius, determination, and discipline in investing have turned this company into a world-class company. With various investments spread across various US and World companies, Berkshire Hattaway has placed its stake in several world companies. The following are some of the companies that Berkshire Hathaway invests in based on data obtained from the 2020 Berkshire Hattaway Annual Report.
Here is the Picture of the Biggest Stock Collections of Warren Buffet Through Berkshire Hattaway in 2020. This Data is obtained from the Annual Report of Berkshire Hattaway in 2020.
Brief Description of The Company
Apple is a leading computer company from the United States. This Pioneer of the company is the Steve duo, namely Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs. This company is famous for its electronic product innovations, especially Smartphone Products, and gadgets such as laptops, smartwatches. Had experienced a shock under the control of John Sculley, Apple managed to rise along with the return of Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple. Until now, Apple is trying to maintain its existence under the control of Tim Cook. In 2019, the total profit achieved by this company reached 55.26 billion US dollars. In 2016, The Oracle of Omaha (Warren Buffett’s nickname) began to buy shares of Apple even though until now he has not used Apple’s iPhone products. Overall, Warren Buffet has invested in Apple stocks up to 36 billion US dollars.
2. Bank of America
Bank of America is one of the largest banks in the United States that has its main office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Structurally, this bank is the merger between Bank America Corp and Nations Bank in 1998. In terms of business performance, this company earned a net profit of 27 billion US Dollars or equivalent to 378 Trillion Rupiah in 2019. Warren Buffet has invested 11 billion in this institution, 7 billion US Dollars
3.The Coca-Cola Company
Founded by John Stith Pemberton at the end of the 19th century, this company has become the largest consumer goods company in the world by diversifying carbonated beverage products on the market. In 2018, Coca-Cola is in 87th by Fortune business magazine with the largest revenue in the world. In 2019, the total profit achieved reached 8.92 billion US dollars. Coca-Cola is one of Warren Buffet’s favorite drinks and he still consumes carbonated drinks from this company. He bought shares of the Coca-Cola Company in 1988 and still holds them to this day. Overall, the total money invested in this company reached 1.3 billion US Dollars.
American Express is a multinational financial services company that has a main office in New York City. This company is famous as a provider of credit card services and various financial services. Berkshire Hattaway’s ownership in this company reaches 18% and is one of the companies that Warren Buffet has maintained to this day since he bought it in 1963. In 2019, the company’s profits reached 4.9 billion US Dollars or 69 Trillion Rupiah. Warren Buffet’s investment value in this institution reaches 1.3 billion or equivalent.
Verizon Communication is a multinational telecommunications company from the United States since 1983. This company has its main office in New York City, United States. The company is one of the leading telecommunications companies in the United States and in 2015, the company acquired Yahoo, which is Google’s competitor in Search Engine. The Oracle of Omaha placed its funds in the amount of 8.6 billion United States Dollars.
Moody Corporation is an American financial company that was founded in 1909 by John Moody and is still headquartered in New York City. This company is famous as a rating company, especially credit rating companies. In 2019, this company earned a profit of 1 billion US dollars. In terms of investment, Warren Buffet poured 248 million US Dollars for equity participation in the form of shares in this company.
US Bank Corp. is a financial services company that has its main office in Nicollet Mall,, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Founded September 9, 1968, the company has become one of the leading financial firms in the United States. In 2019, the total profit earned reached 6.9 billion US dollars. Warren Buffet’s total investment in this company reached 5.6 billion US dollars.
BYD Co. Ltd. is an automotive company from Panda Country and is one of the largest automotive companies in China. The company was founded in 1995 by Wang Chuanfu and has a main office in Shenzhen, Guandong, China until today. Since its birth in 1995, the company has grown rapidly to become an environmentally friendly electric-based automotive company. Warren Buffet’s ownership in this banking stock reaches 232 million US Dollars.
Chevron, Inc. is a mining company from the United States that was founded in 1879. This energy company has its main office in San Ramon, California, United States. In 2019, the company earned a profit of 2.9 billion US Dollars or the equivalent of 40 trillion Rupiah. Warren Buffet through Berkshire Hattaway placed his funds in the amount of 4 Billion US Dollars.
Charter Communications, Inc., is an American telecommunications and mass media company headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. The company was founded by Barry Babcock, Jerald Kent, and Howard Wood in 1993. To date, Warren Buffet has invested 1.2 billion US dollars.
11.The Bank of Mellon Corp
Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, commonly known as BNY Mellon, is an American investment banking services holding company headquartered in New York City. This company was formed as a result of the merger between Bank of New York and Mellon Financial Corporation in 2007 which are still both financial institutions. In 2019, this company pocketed a net profit of 4.25 billion dollars or equivalent. Berkshire Hattaway invested 3.9 Billion US Dollars.
12.Abb Vie Inc
Abb Vie Inc is a pharmaceutical company from the United States. The company was founded in 2013 and is currently has its main office in Lake Bluff, Illinois, United States. In 2019, this company earned a profit of 4.6 billion US Dollars. Berkshire Hattaway’s equity participation in the form of shares reached 2.3 billion US Dollars.
Itochu is a trading company with a variety of products from Japan headquartered in Osaka, Japan. The company was founded by Chubei Itoh in 1858 and has grown rapidly to become a leading trading company in Japan. Until now, Warren Buffet through his Berkshire Hattaway has invested 1.8 Billion US Dollars.
14. Merck and Co
Merck and Co, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), is an American pharmaceutical company founded in 1891 by Theodore Weicker and George Merck. Until now, the company’s main office in Kenilworth, New Jersey, United States of America. In 2020, this company earned a profit of 7 billion US dollars. Berkshire Hattaway placed 2.3 billion US Dollars.
General Motors is an American automotive company with a long experience in the automotive world. Founded by William C. Durant and Charles Stewart Mott on September 16, 1908, the company has grown rapidly to become a world-class automotive company. Until now, the company’s headquarter in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Automotive brands namely Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC are under the auspices of this company. In 2020, this company earned a profit of 6.2 billion US Dollars. Berkshire Hattaway placed 1.6 billion US Dollars.
This is an overview of the shares placed by Warren Buffet and a brief overview of the companies that have become Berkshire Hattaway’s investments. Hopefully, all of my friends can follow in his footsteps in managing their money so they can grow. Money that can be managed properly will be a blessing to its owner. Warren Buffet is proof of that. Thank you and hope it is useful. Greetings Sharing.
Bibliography of 15 Biggest Stock Collections of Warren Buffet :
Berkshire Hattaway. 2020. Berkshire Hattaway Annual Report 2020. Accessed via https://berkshirehathaway.com/reports.html on June 20, 2021.
Fortune. 2021. Fortune 500. Accessed via https://fortune.com/fortune500/2020/search/?f500_profits=desc on June 25th, 2021