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

GuruFocus runs a contest each individual quarter in which folks guess the stocks they consider Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) could possibly have purchased.

The initial-quarter contest starts today. To participate, pick A few stocks you consider he purchased in the three months from Jan. one to March 31, 2020 and put up them into the “comments” portion under this short article.

Of course, the contest does include stocks his two portfolio professionals, Ted Weschler and Todd Combs, could also have purchased. It also excludes the share repurchases of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B).

Those people who guess accurately will earn a signed copy of GuruFocus founder Charlie Tian’s extremely rated reserve, “Invest Like a Guru.”

Berkshire Hathaway will launch Buffett’s portfolio of initial-quarter buys and gross sales on or close to Could 15. We’ll announce the winner(s) shortly immediately after that.

For the fourth quarter of 2019, Berkshire outlined 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 extra to its holdings of Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:OXY), Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU), Common Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) and RH (NYSE:RH).

More just lately, at the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder assembly this past weekend, Buffett exposed the insurance coverage conglomerate entirely offered out of its airline holdings in April, which provided Southwest Airways Co. (NYSE:LUV), American Airways Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL), United Airways Holdings Inc. (UAL) and Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL).

What did it do in the initial quarter? You inform us.

For more inspiration, see Buffett’s portfolio in this article.

Don’t forget about to incorporate your guesses in the reviews under.

Very good luck!

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About the writer:

Sydnee Gatewood

I am the editorial director at GuruFocus. I have a BA in journalism and a MA in mass communications from Texas Tech College. I have lived in Texas most of my existence, but also have roots in New Mexico and Colorado. Observe me on Twitter! @gurusydneerg