Guess Which Stocks Warren Buffett Bought: 1st-Quarter Contest

GuruFocus operates a contest each and every quarter in which folks guess the shares they believe Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) may have acquired.

The 1st-quarter contest begins currently. To participate, pick Three shares you believe he procured in the 3 months from Jan. one to March 31, 2020 and write-up them into the “comments” portion beneath this write-up.

Yes, the contest does involve shares his two portfolio managers, Ted Weschler and Todd Combs, may perhaps also have procured. It also excludes the share repurchases of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B).

These who guess correctly will acquire a signed copy of GuruFocus founder Charlie Tian’s remarkably rated reserve, “Invest Like a Expert.”

Berkshire Hathaway will launch Buffett’s portfolio of 1st-quarter buys and profits on or around Could 15. We’ll announce the winner(s) shortly just after that.

For the fourth quarter of 2019, Berkshire listed new positions in Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB), the SPDR S&P500 (SPY) trade-traded fund and the Vanguard S&P five hundred (VOO) ETF. It also additional to its holdings of Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:OXY), Suncor Vitality Inc. (NYSE:SU), Normal Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) and RH (NYSE:RH).

More lately, at the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder assembly this previous weekend, Buffett uncovered the insurance plan conglomerate fully marketed out of its airline holdings in April, which provided Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), American Airlines Team Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL), United Airlines Holdings Inc. (UAL) and Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL).

What did it do in the 1st quarter? You explain to us.

For much more inspiration, see Buffett’s portfolio here.

Really do not fail to remember to incorporate your guesses in the remarks beneath.

Excellent luck!

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Sydnee Gatewood

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