- Buffet and his team added Kroger Inc (KR) and Aon PLC (AON) in the second quarter.
- Sold 10% of Berkshire Hathaway’s General Motors (GM), in total 7,000,000 shares.
- Apple (AAPL) remains unchanged and is the largest stake in this portfolio with ~41%.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway made several changes to its equity portfolio in the second quarter of 2021, including a reduction of this exposure to the Pharma Sector.
Berkshire Hathaway bought 10,727,614 shares of Kroger Inc (KR) which is a 21% change for this portfolio holding, 299,854 shares of Aon Plc (AON), and a small number of shares in RH (RH) in the second quarter, according to the latest 13F filing.
Berkshire Hathaway has reduced its exposure in:
- General Motors Co (GM) -10% change in shares,
- Merck & Co Inc (MRK) -51%,
- AbbVie Inc (ABBV) -10%,
- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) -15%
Most of the above-mentioned holdings were build up in Q3-2020. Not much of a buy & hold approach.
Here are two tables, listing the leaders and laggards of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway portfolio, based on the average buying price and the latest stock price (at the moment of writing this article).
Berkshire Hathaway has only four dividend aristocrats in its portfolio, which are:
The top-5 largest holdings in this portfolio are:
- Apple $121 billion
- Bank of America $41 billion
- American Express $25 billion
- Coca Cola $22 billion
- Kraft Heinz $13 billion
Holdings are as of June 30, 2021, as reported in Berkshire Hathaway’s 13F filing on August 16, 2021.
See also our Warren Buffett portfolio tracker for the latest market values.