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Guess Which Stocks Warren Buffett Bought: 2nd-Quarter Contest

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

The second-quarter contest commences currently. To participate, decide A few shares you assume he bought in the a few months from April 1 to June thirty, 2020 and put up them into the “responses” section down below this report.

Certainly, the contest does consist of shares his two portfolio supervisors, Ted Weschler and Todd Combs, could also have bought, but it does not consist of Liberty SiriusXM Team (NASDAQ:LSXMK) or Lender of The us Corp. (NYSE:BAC) mainly because Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) has already disclosed that it acquired these shares. It also excludes the share repurchases of Berkshire Hathaway.

Those who guess appropriately will win a signed duplicate of GuruFocus founder Charlie Tian`s hugely rated reserve, “Devote Like a Expert.”

Berkshire Hathaway will launch Buffett`s portfolio of second-quarter buys and sells on or around Aug. fifteen. We`ll announce the winner(s) shortly following that.

For the initially quarter of 2020, Berkshire unveiled it did not enter any new positions, but expanded its holding of PNC Economical Providers Team Inc. (NYSE:PNC) by six.08{46dd52bca0123ad67b2d1222819e83fd0a56e45ca5068239f05f0c514f1e20f9}.

The long-term investors also exited positions in The Travelers Businesses Inc. (NYSE:TRV) and Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) for the duration of the quarter, as properly as trimmed a slew of other holdings, like Goldman Sachs Team Inc. (NYSE:GS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI), Synchrony Economical (SYF), VeriSign Inc. (VRSN), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and Biogen Inc. (BIIB).

At the Berkshire Hathaway once-a-year shareholder conference in Might, Buffett also disclosed that his coverage conglomerate completely bought out of its airline holdings in April, which provided Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV), American Airlines Team Inc. (AAL), United Airlines Holdings Inc. (UAL) and Delta Air Strains Inc. (DAL).

What did it do in the second quarter? You notify us.

For extra inspiration, see Buffett`s portfolio below.

Don`t neglect to incorporate your guesses in the responses down below.

Excellent luck!

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Sydnee Gatewood

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