Warren Edward Buffet is one of those top American businessmen. He is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.
One of the most successful investors of the world, he is a millionaire with a net worth of $88.9 billion as of 2019 December. The man is a genius and is even a magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the fourth wealthiest person in the world.
He started his journey of becoming rich right from 1962. He became a millionaire because of his partnerships, which in January 1962 had an excess of $7,178,500.Over $1,025,000 belonged to Buffet.The partnerships were merged into one, and he could eventually ta control of the textile manufacturing firm, Berkshire Hathaway.
The man has his stakes in Wells Fargo, American Express, M&T Bank Corp, Moody’s, U.S. Bancorp for more than a decade. The present-day Billionaire Warren Buffet is adding more Amazon shares to his company’s investment cart. The Berkshire Hathway owns 537,300 AmazonAMZN as of 2019.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The company is a long time Walmart shareholder. In 2016 it sold a large chunk of its state and then valued at around $ 3 billion. Berkshire’s wholly-owned retail distributor subsidiary McLane has a key business relationship with Walmart.
Berkshire Hathway’s shareholders
Buffet actually owns a wide variety of businesses through his Berkshire Hathway. The Berkshire Hathway owes greatly to the man as he grew the failing industry from England textile company to a booming enterprise with a market capo of over $526 billion as of 2018.
He runs everything starting from core insurance companies to dairy queen and furniture stores. Phillips 66 is an important portfolio in Buffet’s Berkshire. Berkshire Hathaway has owned shares of Phillips 66 since 2012. It now owns 22.2 million shares with a market value of around $2.6 billion. This represents a 4.3% interest in Phillips 66.
It has also owned shares of Charter Communications, Inc. since 2014. Buffett owns around 7.5 million. These shares have a market value of around $2.2 billion. The shares comprise a 3.1% ownership interest in the Charter. Buffett has U.S. Bancorp as one of its top 10 holdings. In the second quarter of 2018, he added 10% to his position, buying an additional 9.85 million shares.
He owns just over 100 million shares total, with a market value of $5 billion. Berkshire Hathaway has a 6% ownership interest in the company.