Berkshire Hathaway: Here Are the Stocks Warren Buffett and Co. Bought and Sold

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Berkshire Hathaway’s equity portfolio totals about $350 billion. Above, CEO Warren Buffett at the 2019 shareholders meeting.

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Berkshire Hathaway eliminated its equity investments in Bank of New York Mellon, U.S. Bancorp, Taiwan Semiconductor, and RH during the first quarter, according to a filing late Monday.


(ticker: BRK.A, BRK.B) also initiated a position in

Capital One Financial

(COF), buying a stake of 9.9 million shares worth about $900 million. Shares of the firm were up nearly 6% in after-hours trading.

Berkshire had held some 25 million shares of

Bank of New York Mellon

(BK) worth more than $1 billion, 8.9 million shares of

Taiwan Semiconductor

(TSM) worth $700 million, nearly 7 million shares of

U.S. Bancorp

(USB) worth less than $300 million, and some 2.4 million shares of


(RH), the furniture chain, worth $600 million.

CEO Warren Buffett told shareholders at Berkshire’s annual meeting that he has been a seller of bank stocks because he has become less enamored with the industry.

Berkshire also reduced its stake in

Activision Blizzard

(ATVI) by 3.3 million shares to 49.4 million shares, a stake worth about $3.3 billion. 

Berkshire reduced its interest in

General Motors

(GM) by 10 million shares in the first quarter to 40 million shares,…


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