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Warren Buffett - Berkshire Hathaway Q1/2012 Fund Portfolio

Warren Buffett - Berkshire Hathaway Q1/2012 Fund Investing Strategies By Dividend Yield – Stock Capital, Investment. Here is a current portfolio update of Warren Buffett’s - Berkshire Hathaway - portfolio movements as of Q1/2012 (March 31, 2012). In total, he has 35 stocks with a total portfolio worth of USD 75,300,250,000. Buffett bought two new companies and added seven additional stocks. The biggest influence had Wal-Mart (WMT) and Wells Fargo (WFC). Both had an impact of more than 0.5 percent of his portfolio. He decreased seven stocks and closed one.

Warren Buffett’s - Berkshire Hathaway fund positions as of Q1/2012 with actual share movements:
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Sym - Stock
Portfolio Weight
Recent activity
Reported Price*
KO - Coca Cola Co.
19.66
0
$74.01
WFC - Wells Fargo
17.88
Add 2.77%
$34.14
IBM - International Bus. Machines
17.84
Add 0.77%
$208.65
AXP - American Express
11.65
0
$57.86
PG - Procter & Gamble
6.54
Reduce 4.57%
$67.21
KFT - Kraft Foods Inc.
3.94
Reduce 10.36%
$38.01
WMT - Wal-Mart Stores
3.8
Add 19.65%
$61.20
COP - ConocoPhillips
2.94
0
$76.01
USB - U.S. Bancorp
2.9
Reduce 0.00%
$31.68
JNJ - Johnson & Johnson
2.54
0
$65.96
MCO - Moody's Corp.
1.59
0
$42.10
DTV - DIRECTV Group Inc.
1.51
Add 13.03%
$49.34
WPO - Washington Post
0.86
0
$373.57
DVA - DaVita Inc.
0.72
Add 123.51%
$90.17
MTB - M&T Bank Corp.
0.62
0
$86.88
COST - Costco Co.
0.52
0
$90.80
V - Visa Inc.
0.45
0
$118.00
CVS - CVS Caremark Corp.
0.42
0
$44.80
USG - USG Corp.
0.39
0
$17.20
GD - General Dynamics
0.38
0
$73.38
LMCA - Liberty Media Capital
0.35
Add 76.33%
$88.15
GM - General Motors
0.34
Buy
$25.65
INTC - Intel Corp.
0.29
Reduce 32.62%
$28.12
TMK - Torchmark Corp.
0.28
0
$49.85
MA - Mastercard Inc.
0.23
0
$420.54
DG - Dollar General
0.22
Reduce 19.12%
$46.20
SNY - Sanofi Aventis
0.21
0
$38.75
GE - General Electric
0.21
0
$20.07
BK - Bank of New York
0.18
Add 212.58%
$24.13
UPS - United Parcel Service
0.15
0
$80.72
VRSK - Verisk Analytics Inc.
0.14
Reduce 35.26%
$46.97
VIA.B - Viacom Inc.
0.1
Buy
$47.46
GSK - GlaxoSmithKline PLC
0.09
0
$44.91
GCI - Gannett Co.
0.04
0
$15.33
IR - Ingersoll-Rand Plc
0.03
Reduce 0.09%
$41.35


Warren Buffett's Top Positions in Percent

Warren Buffett's Portfolio Structure


Here are his top positions in detail:


Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) has a market capitalization of $164.41 billion. The company employs 264,900 people, generates revenues of $49,412.00 million and has a net income of $16,211.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $31,310.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 63.37 percent (operating margin 29.22 percent and the net profit margin finally 20.03 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 13.28 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 124.39 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 12.19 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.91. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.48 in form of dividends to shareholders. 


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 10.65, P/S ratio 2.03 and P/B ratio 1.26. Dividend Yield: 2.84 percent. The beta ratio is 1.34.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Wells Fargo & Com... (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Wells Fargo & Com... (WFC) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Wells Fargo & Com... (NYSE: WFC) (Click to enlarge)


The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has a market capitalization of $167.20 billion. The company employs 146,200 people, generates revenues of $46,542.00 million and has a net income of $8,634.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $12,596.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 27.06 percent (operating margin 23.06 percent and the net profit margin finally 18.55 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 35.72 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 90.31 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.37 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.77. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.88 in form of dividends to shareholders. 


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.67, P/S ratio 3.59 and P/B ratio 5.30. Dividend Yield: 2.75 percent. The beta ratio is 0.52.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of The Coca-Cola Com... (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of The Coca-Cola Com... (KO) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of The Coca-Cola Com... (NYSE: KO) (Click to enlarge)
Intl. Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) has a market capitalization of $225.94 billion. The company employs 433,362 people, generates revenues of $106,916.00 million and has a net income of $15,855.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $26,266.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 24.57 percent (operating margin 19.64 percent and the net profit margin finally 14.83 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 26.90 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 155.54 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 73.43 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $13.41. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.90 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 14.60, P/S ratio 2.11 and P/B ratio 11.31. Dividend Yield: 1.74 percent. The beta ratio is 0.66.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Intl. Business Ma... (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of Intl. Business Ma... (IBM) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Intl. Business Ma... (NYSE: IBM) (Click to enlarge)


American Express (NYSE:AXP) has a market capitalization of $63.76 billion. The company employs 63,700 people, generates revenues of $32,282.00 million and has a net income of $4,899.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $10,194.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 31.58 percent (operating margin 21.55 percent and the net profit margin finally 15.18 percent). 


Financial Analysis: The total debt representing 41.08 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 335.18 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 27.64 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.18. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.72 in form of dividends to shareholders. 


Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 13.25, P/S ratio 1.98 and P/B ratio 3.43. Dividend Yield: 1.44 percent. The beta ratio is 1.82.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of American Express ... (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividends History of American Express ... (AXP) (Click to enlarge)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of American Express ... (NYSE: AXP) (Click to enlarge)

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