Banking & Finance

Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway 2010 Stock Holdings R to Z (BRK-B, BRK-A, PG, RSG, SNY, STI, TIF, TMK, TRV, USB, USG, UNH, UPS, WMT, WPO, WFC, WLP, WSC, UNP)

This is the list of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A)(BRK-B) public equity holdings as of December 31, 2009…. so these are his positions going into 2010.  We have broken these into 3 groups for ease and these are the holdings listed in the group of ‘R to Z.’

  • Republic Services Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is a raised holding of 8.29 million shares after he started the position the prior quarter in his move to invest with (or behind) Bill Gates.
  • Sanofi Aventis (NYSE: SNY) more than 3.9 million shares, same as before.
  • Sun Trust Bank (NYSE: STI) is a decreased position of almost 2.4 million shares, down from 3.079 million shares a quarter ago and down from 3.2+ million two quarters ago.
  • Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) is NOT a common stock… but Buffett still holds the preferred shares and warrants.
  • Torchmark Corp. (NYSE: TMK) roughly 2.82 million, same as before.
  • Travelers Cos (NYSE: TRV) is the same as 27,336 shares, a tiny holding.
  • US Bancorp (NYSE: USB) roughly 69 million; Same as quarter before.
  • USG Corp. (NYSE: USG) 17.072 million shares, same as before.
  • United Health Group (NYSE: UNH) is a decreased holding of 1.175 million shares, down from 3.4 million shares a quarter ago and marks the third consecutive decline in holdings here.
  • United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) 1.429 million shares, same as before.
  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is an increased position at just over 39 million shares versus 37.8 million a quarter ago and well above the 19.9+ million shares two quarters ago.
  • Washington Post (NYSE: WPO) over 1.72 million shares, same as before.
  • Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) was an increased position of close to 319.5 million shares versus 313.3 million shares a quarter ago and above the 302 million two quarters ago and even above the 290+ million shares three quarters ago.
  • Wellpoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP) is a decreased position of 1.343 million shares, down from 3.394 million shares a quarter ago and down 3 quarters in a row.
  • Wesco Financial Corp. (NYSE: WSC) 5.703 million shares, same as before.

Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE: UNP) was eliminated as a holding as Buffett already had his all-in bet on America with BNSF.



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