Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B, BRK-A) and Warren Buffett have just released the latest holdings of U.S.-listed equities as of December 31, 2010. That makes these his new 2011 holdings and there are more changes than normal due to a portfolio manager change in one of the units. These public stock holdings 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 ‘A ot G.’
American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) over 151.6 million shares, SAME AS last quarter.
Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE: BK) was previously a new position a quarter ago but this quarter was listed as 1,793,915 shares and is SLIGHTLY SMALLER than the 1,992,759 shares at the last report.
Coca Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) right at 200 million shares, SAME AS BEFORE.
Comdisco Holdings (NASDAQ: CDCO) roughly 1.5 million shares, SAME AS BEFORE.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is roughly 29.1 million shares, SAME AS LAST QUARTER but lower than the past.
Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) 4,333,363 Shares, SAME AS last quarter after having lowered it before.
Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) is still just 421,800 shares; SAME AS before but lowered from 1.276 million shares originally.
Gannett Co. (NYSE: GCI) 1.74 million, SAME AS BEFORE after having decreased from earlier.
General Electric Corp. (NYSE: GE) 7.777 million shares; SAME AS before but does not include the huge preferred shares from late in 2008.
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) 1.51 million shares, SAME AS before.
Ingersoll-Rand (NYSE: IR) was kept at 636,600 shares as the same as last quarter but this is way down from over 7.78 million more a year ago.
Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) used to be 5 million shares, but Buffett SOLD ALL BOFA SHARES.
Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE: BDX) used to be 1.889 million shares, but BUFFETT SOLD ALL B&D SHARES.
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) was already a lower position at 186,897 shares down from 12 million before, BUT BUFFETT SOLD ALL REMAINING SHARES.
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) had already been lowered to 3.91+ million shares, but BUFFETT SOLD ALL FISERV SHARES.
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JON C. OGG