Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B, BRK-A) is out with the new portfolio holdings as of December 31, 2010, so these are his new 2011 investments. There were many changes in the prior groups due to a portfolio manager change. These have been broken down into 3 groups of ‘A to I’ and ‘J to R’ and ‘S to Z’ so it is more concise and clear to see the path of changes etc. Here are Warren Buffett’s holdings and accompanying notes for the group ‘S to Z.’
Sanofi-Aventis (NYSE: SNY) is SAME AS BEFORE at just over 4 million shares.
Torchmark Corp. (NYSE: TMK) is SAME AS BEFORE at roughly 2.82 million shares.
US Bancorp (NYSE: USB) SAME AS BEFORE at roughly 69 million shares.
USG Corp. (NYSE: USG) SAME AS BEFORE at 17.072 million shares.
United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) SAME AS BEFORE at 1.429 million shares.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) SAME AS BEFORE at just over 39 million shares after having been raised before.
Washington Post (NYSE: WPO) SAME AS BEFORE at over 1.72 million shares and Buffett said he was holding shares despite stepping down from its Board of Directors.
Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) GREW AGAIN AS A HOLDING to more than 342 Million shares; it was 336.4+ million shares last quarter and has grown in prior quarters.
Wesco Financial Corp. (NYSE: WSC) SAME AS BEFORE at 5.703 million shares, but now BUFFETT IS ACQUIRING THE REST TO TAKE IT PRIVATE.
BUFFETT HOLDINGS ‘A to I’
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JON C. OGG