Warren Buffet self-made billionaire, as well as philanthropist, believe in buying high-quality companies at a fair price. He would rather invest in a company that has a proven track record rather than one that comes cheap. Buffet’s portfolio consists of these highest rated stocks;
- Costco Wholesale Corporation
- DaVita Incorporated
- American Express Company
Costco which at the top of his list rates five stars. Over ten years the company has grown at 9.5% yearly. Its stock also rose 175.3%. Buffet owns 4 333 363 shares of stock in Costco which makes up .45% of his portfolio.
Through Buffet’s holding company he has 100% of forty-three companies. The holding company Berkshire Hathaway also holds the majority of stock in some and the minority in many other companies that are publicly traded. Some of the major companies that he owns are;
- General Re
- Wesco Financial Corporation
- The Pampered Chef
- Jordan’s Furniture
His holding company also holds the majority of stock in;
- Dairy Queen
- Fruit of the Loom
- United States Liability Insurance Group
- Nebraska Furniture Mart.
- It holds 50% of H.J.Heinz Company. While the company also holds stock in;
- Mars Incorporated
- Shaw Industries
- RC Willey Home Furnishing
Yet it is not known the exact amount of stock Berkshire Hathaway owns. Buffet started out with only $6000.00 in his bank account. By making wise decisions in the companies that he chose to invest in he became a well-known billionaire. Warren Buffet’s name is synonymous with investing in predictable stock.