Warren Buffett’s Best Stock Investments of All Time
Warren Buffett, is perhaps the most successful and famous investor in modern history and has a worth of over $108 billion. Here are some of his best investments which have earned him outrageous returns.
5. Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)
Buffett first invested in the company in 2007. However, he has not increased his stake in the firm by much over the years. The firm represents 0.01% of the portfolio of Berkshire.
Berkshire holds more than 550,000 shares in Mondelez that are worth over $33 million. The company is famous for brands such as Oreo and Cadbury, among others.
4. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)
United Parcel Service, Inc or UPS is a Georgia-based shipping company founded in 1907. Buffett first bought a stake in the shipping firm in 2006 when he invested more than $113 million to buy over 1.4 million shares. Buffett has since trimmed his stake in the company and it now represents just 0.004% of the Berkshire portfolio.
3. The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is a Georgia-based company that makes and sells different kinds of beverages. It was founded in 1892 and Buffett first bought stake in the company back in 1987 as the shares were attractively priced after an economic recession. The beverage-maker represents one of the oldest holdings of Berkshire and accounts for 8% of its portfolio.
2. Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
Bank of America Corporation (BAC) is a North Carolina-based financial services company founded in 1998. Buffett first started buying stakes in the bank in 2011 at a reduced price and invested $5 billion initially, increasing his stake in the bank gradually afterwards. In 2017, he also made use of a previous warrant to buy more stake in the firm at a huge discount
1. Apple Inc. (AAPL)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) is a California-based technology company founded in 1976. Buffett first bought a stake in Apple in late 2016, and has added to his initial investments slowly every quarter since, only selling a small portion at the end of 2020. Berkshire owns more than 5% of Apple Inc. through shares worth over $110 billion.