Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has the largest stake holding portfolio in the world. The firm is headed by CEO Warren Buffett, one of the wealthiest people in the world. The company has invested heavily in the big companies. This is part of the investment plan which warren Buffett follows. He only buys stocks in big companies which are established. He does not buy the idea of the “next big thing.” He believes in investing at the right times and at the right prices. This is one of the reasons why the company has done so well since Warren Buffett was established.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has invested in Apple which is now its topmost shareholding company. In the last one year, the company has added $20 billion to shareholding in Apple. The decision to invest in Apple came after a long time of staying out of technology industry. Buffett believes that he is not competent enough to have many portfolios of tech stocks. He has stayed away from them and stuck with what he has more knowledge about. The decision to buy stocks in this firm came after careful consideration of the business model run by the company. Warren Buffett now believes that Apple’s ability to maintain its customers is promising.
Other companies where Warren Buffett has invested in through Berkshire Hathaway Inc. include U.S BanCorp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Monsanto Company, Well Fargo & Co, American Airlines, and General Motors among others. Right now Wells Fargo and Apple are the largest companies where Berkshire has invested heavily.
Warren Buffett has manged to achieve great success in stock investment due to experience he has in the sector. He joined this investment in the 1960s and has ever since kept his business life around this firm. Buffett has a net-worth of $80 billion.