Warren Buffet is an American investor, philanthropist, business tycoon, and the CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, He is considered to be one of the most successful investors in the world, with a net worth of over US $85.6 billion as of Dec 2020, making him the fourth richest personality in the world.
If you are looking to invest in the stock market like Warren Buffet, simply incorporating his approach to analyzing, buying, and holding stocks, then Berkshy’s recent moves will show you how to do that. Here, we will look at the Warren Buffett Investment 2021.
Warren Buffett Top Stock Picks Of 2021
Here is the overview of how the Warren Buffett portfolio will stand its positioning in 2021:
- Information Technology – 51%
- Finance Stocks- 26%
- Consumer Staples -13%
- Consumer Discretionary = 4%
- Healthcare – 4%
The rest of his portfolio stock holds the smallest position, all of which are under 1% .
Apple ( AAPL)
Apple is Warren Buffett’s largest portfolio holdings. Buffett’s Apple (AAPL) shares make up a total of 47.8% of his portfolio, for a total of 944.4 million shares, amounting to over 109 billion dollars.
Bank of America
Warren Buffett also holds its position in the Bank of America Corp, one of the renowned banks in the States. Buffett’s Bank of America shares make up a total of 10.6% of his portfolio, amounting to over 24.3 billion dollars.
8.6% of the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio is made up of Coca-Cola stock. The company has proven its ability to deliver consistent results, and Warren Buffett can hardly be blamed for choosing this stock as one of his top positions.
If you are following Buffett’s investment strategy so far, you must be knowing that he loves financial companies. Buffett’s American Express shares make up a total of 6.6% of his portfolio, for a total of 151 million shares, amounting to over 15.2 billion dollars.
Kraft Heinz is considered to be the third-largest food and beverage company in North America. Buffett’s Kraft Heinz shares make up a total of 4.3% of his portfolio, for a total of 325.6 million shares, amounting to over 15.2 billion dollars.
US Bancorp stock
3.1% of the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio is made up of Moody’s Corp stock whereas 2.1% of the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio is made up of US Bancorp stock. These are financial stocks, which are quite cost-effective, but the market volatility and projected economic difficulties make them a bit questionable for most investors.
Charter Communication is a US – based telecom company. Buffett’s Charter Communications shares make up a total of 1.4% of his portfolio, amounting to over 3.3 billion dollars.
Davita Healthcare Partners
Davita Healthcare Partners is a company specializing in the distribution of dialysis systems. Buffett’s Davita Healthcare Partners shares make up a total of 1.4% of his portfolio, for a total of 127 million shares, amounting to over 3.1 billion dollars.
Wells Fargo is the fourth – largest bank in the States. Buffett’s Well Fargo Shares make up a total of 1.3% of his portfolio, for a total of 127 million shares, amounting to over 3 billion dollars.
Two Renowned Financial Stock Have Helped Warren Buffet To Make $8.3 Billion In Just Two Months of 2021:
The two renowned financial stocks that are American Express and Bank of America have helped Warren Buffett to earn $8.3 Billion in just 2 months of 2021.
The annual letter of Warren Buffett disclosed that Berkshire Hathaway holds 18.8% of American Express, a multinational financial services corporation based in the United States.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway invested $1.2 billion to purchase 151.61 million shares of the company at the end of 2020. The value of this share increased to $18.33 billion on December 31 last year. The value of the same investment has increased $21 billion in just two months of 2021, assuming that Berkshire’s holdings remain unchanged. This helped Warren Buffett to earn an additional profit of $2.69 billion.
Warren Buffet also purchased the stock of Bank of America, an American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway invested $14 billion to get holdings of 11.9% in Bank of America. The share of the Bank of America has increased 19% this year, which is now trading at $37.94 per share. Warren Buffet’s holding in Bank of America was $31 billion last year and has now increased to $36.96 billion, again Berkshire’s holdings remain unchanged since the beginning of 2021.
Collectively, these two financial stocks helped Warren Buffet to gain $8.35 billion in just the last two months.
On other hand, Warren Buffet has lost his money in another major investment made in the Moody’s Corporation. Berkshire Hathaway owns a 13.9% stake in Moody’s Corporation. This is the second-largest investment by Berkshire Hathaway. At the end of 2020, the value of this investment was 7.1 billion. But, the value of this investment has now fallen to $6.96 billion as the stock falls over 3% during the last two months.
Warren Buffett Investment Strategies :
Here are some investment strategies of Warren Buffett:
- Purchase stock with a view to hold them for long term
- Purchase stock with Margin of Safety
- Always keep you cash in hand
- Have Patience
- Invest in Fine Quality Companies
- Invest in the company with competitive advantages