Warren Buffett Latest Portfolio And Investment Strategy – July 2019

Warren Buffett Latest Portfolio, Holdings, And Investment Strategy

If you are an investor it is safe to assume that you must have heard the name of Warren Buffett in some context of investment. Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in the world, owing to his discipline and conviction about his investment theories. Many investors of the world have followed Buffett's investment philosophy with tremendous success.

Investment is a simple concept, but complex terminology, over analysis and undue complications usually make it sound more difficult than what it actually is. This is the exact point where Warren Buffett takes the diversion which usually most of the investors miss. He keeps it extremely simple his 'buy right and hold tight' pattern is what he considers the secret of his extraordinary success.

Warren Buffett's Latest Portfolio

Company Name Sector Market Cap ($Millions) Quantity Held On March-19 Value Of Holdings ('000) Portfolio Weightage %
Amazon.com Inc Specialty Retail 924732.01 483300 860637 0.43
Red Hat Inc Software - Application 33334.54 5110471 933683 0.47
JPMorgan Chase & Co Banks - Global 349570.53 59514932 6024697 3.02
Delta Air Lines Inc Airlines 36607.82 70910456 3662525 1.84
PNC Financial Services Group Inc Banks - Regional - US 60203.76 8671054 1063591 0.53
Apple Inc Consumer Electronics 899832.24 249589329 47409494 23.77
Bank of America Corporation Banks - Global 263947.72 896167600 24725263 12.39
Coca-Cola Co Beverages - Soft Drinks 220814.12 400000000 18744001 9.4
American Express Co Credit Services 102848.52 151610700 16571049 8.31
The Kraft Heinz Co Packaged Foods 37427.73 325634818 10631977 5.33
US Bancorp Banks - Regional - US 82850.92 129308831 6231393 3.12
Moody's Corporation Capital Markets 36742.57 24669778 4467450 2.24
Bank of New York Mellon Corp Asset Management 41584.98 80937250 4081666 2.05
Goldman Sachs Group Inc Capital Markets 71726.34 18353635 3523714 1.77
General Motors Co Auto Manufacturers 53445.04 72269696 2681205 1.34
VeriSign Inc Internet Content & Information 24778.22 12952745 2351700 1.18
DaVita Inc Medical Care 9030.53 38565570 2093725 1.05
United Continental Holdings Inc Airlines 22381.79 21938642 1750265 0.88
USG Corp Building Materials 6091.53 39002016 1688787 0.85
Visa Inc Credit Services 385887 10562460 1649750 0.83
American Airlines Group Inc Airlines 13905.55 43700000 1387912 0.7
Liberty SiriusXM Group Broadcasting - Radio 11905.04 31090985 1188920 0.6
Mastercard Inc Credit Services 265293.37 4934756 1161888 0.58
Costco Wholesale Corp Discount Stores 117142.25 4333363 1049281 0.53
M&T Bank Corp Banks - Regional - US 22608.24 5382040 845088 0.42
The Travelers Companies Inc Insurance - Property & Casualty 40008.35 5958391 817253 0.41
Sirius XM Holdings Inc Broadcasting - Radio 25524.36 137915729 781982 0.39
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic 9717.27 43249295 678149 0.34
Synchrony Financial Credit Services 23367.83 20803000 663616 0.33
STORE Capital Corp REIT - Diversified 7781.69 18621674 623826 0.31
Axalta Coating Systems Ltd Specialty Chemicals 7188.2 24264000 611696 0.31
StoneCo Ltd Software - Application 8365.52 14166748 582395 0.29
Liberty SiriusXM Group Broadcasting - Radio 11898.79 14860360 567369 0.28
Restaurant Brands International Inc Restaurants 17653.97 8438225 549413 0.28
Torchmark Corp Insurance - Life 9702.25 6353727 520688 0.26
Liberty Global PLC Pay TV 19044.35 19791000 493192 0.25
Suncor Energy Inc Oil & Gas Integrated 49458.39 10758000 348882 0.17
Liberty Global PLC Pay TV 19044.35 7346968 177870 0.09
Liberty Latin America Ltd Pay TV 3289.33 2714854 52505 0.03
Johnson & Johnson Drug Manufacturers - Major 382965.28 327100 45725 0.02
Procter & Gamble Co Household & Personal Products 280230.6 315400 32817 0.02
Mondelez International Inc Confectioners 79915.38 578000 28854 0.01
Liberty Latin America Ltd Pay TV 3289.33 1284020 24974 0.01
United Parcel Service Inc Integrated Shipping & Logistics 83605.19 59400 6637 0
Southwest Airlines Co Airlines 27696.31 53649213 2784931 1.4
Wells Fargo & Co Banks - Global 207368.98 409803773 19801718 9.93
Charter Communications Inc Pay TV 87332.44 5710711 1981103 0.99
Phillips 66 Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing 40742.5 5552715 528452 0.26

Things To Learn From Warren Buffets Investment Strategy

Ignore politics and macroeconomics when picking stocks

Generally, people try to keep tab on all the activities i.e. political situation, changes in policies, etc. as they believe it will bring them good returns. However, the fact is if you are investing for a long term you needn't worry about current happenings in the world. Buffett has advised investors on several occasions that if you believe in the company you needn't worry about the momentary glitches. He firmly believes that a good stock realises its value sooner or later.

Be greedy when others are fearful...

To be on the top of your game you have to think exactly opposite of general investors as they usually go by the market sentiment'. Mr. Buffett says never buy when the market is soaked in the frenzy of profit booking while buy (greedily) when the market is down.

You don't have to grab every opportunity

In the stock market, some stock or other keeps performing on the daily basis. It is not important that one has to stay updated with all the stock and has to be a stakeholder when it succeeds. It's nice if it happens, but it's virtually impossible to keep track of all the things in the market. Thinking along those lines can create a lot of anxiety in the minds of investors. But what Mr. Buffett perhaps wants to suggest is that it's not necessary that you should know everything, and if you don't have to know everything you shouldn't fret about an opportunity or two that you might miss.

Think long-term

The entire Warren Buffett's investment philosophy can be summed up in these three words Think Long Term. Ideally, investors should do all the research of the company and buy the stock at the right price at the right time. If you have accomplished that you can sit back, relax and let your stock grow with time.

To know more about Warren Buffett's Investment Mantra, Early life read Warren Buffett: Early Life, Investment Mantra, And Quotes

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