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Here are eight Buffett-approved businesses built for the long haul.
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There's a reason investors call Warren Buffett the ‘Oracle of Omaha’. For decades, Buffett has beaten the market with the investments he's made through his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway. Thankfully, every quarter Buffett and his colleagues at Berkshire have to disclose the company's holdings in a 13-F filing, so the average investor can see where the ‘Oracle" is putting his money. From his current investments, here are eight stocks we like because they're high-quality businesses, built for the long haul, trading at fair prices.How did we choose these stocks?
Each of these stocks is not only a large position of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, but also an active recommendation of a Motley Fool premium investing service as of 31/8/2016.Who made these selections?
The Motley Fool is dedicated to helping the world invest – better. Founded in 1993 by brothers Tom and David Gardner, The Motley Fool helps millions of people attain financial freedom through our website, podcasts, books, newspaper column, radio show, mutual funds and premium investing services.How are these weighted?
This watchlist consists of equally weighted stocks.
|Watchlist||Change today||1-month return||1-year return||Total return|
|Long-haul Buffett buys||+0.70%||+18.14%||-4.26%||+11.18%|
|Symbol||Company name||Last price||Change||% change||Market time||Volume||Avg vol (3-month)||Market cap|
|V||Visa Inc.||256.45||-0.23||-0.09%||4:00 pm GMT-5||3.78M||5.94M||526.58B|
|PG||The Procter & Gamble Company||152.66||-0.86||-0.56%||4:00 pm GMT-5||5.46M||6.05M||359.80B|
|KO||The Coca-Cola Company||58.64||+0.20||+0.34%||4:00 pm GMT-5||14.81M||15.51M||253.52B|
|WFC||Wells Fargo & Company||45.02||+0.43||+0.96%||4:00 pm GMT-5||17.46M||16.01M||163.50B|
|VZ||Verizon Communications Inc.||38.58||+0.25||+0.65%||4:00 pm GMT-5||20.22M||22.44M||162.19B|
|AXP||American Express Company||173.76||+2.99||+1.75%||4:01 pm GMT-5||3.29M||3.03M||126.63B|
|GM||General Motors Company||32.36||+0.76||+2.41%||4:00 pm GMT-5||31.61M||17.50M||44.32B|
|KMI||Kinder Morgan, Inc.||17.75||+0.18||+1.02%||4:00 pm GMT-5||12.39M||13.87M||39.45B|
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Warren Buffett's holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, owns a mix of about 45 stocks at any given time. Although it's diversified, it leans heavily toward bank stocks and value stocks, with only a smattering of growth stocks and tech stocks. Your individual goals will likely look different from Berkshire Hathaway's, which has certain targets it has to meet and a strategy to grow its billions of funds for clients.
Over long periods, dividend stocks tend to outperform their non-dividend-paying counterparts. There are likely several reasons for this, one of which is that sustaining a dividend program requires a solid underlying business. It's a Dividend King with 52 consecutive years of payout hikes -- if you include the time it spent as a unit of Abbott Laboratories.