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Long-haul Buffett buys

Long-haul Buffett buys

9.99k followers9 symbols Watchlist by The Motley Fool

Here are eight Buffett-approved businesses built for the long haul.

Curated by The Motley Fool

Background

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.

Performance

WatchlistChange today1-month return1-year returnTotal return
Long-haul Buffett buys+0.32%+18.14%-4.26%+11.18%
^GSPC+0.23%+8.82%-2.77%+4506.17%

9 symbols

SymbolCompany nameLast priceChange% changeMarket timeVolumeAvg vol (3-month)Market cap
VVisa Inc.215.25+0.73+0.34%4:00 pm GMT-44.38M6.31M453.62B
PGThe Procter & Gamble Company149.77+0.53+0.36%4:03 pm GMT-43.49M7.06M357.88B
KOThe Coca-Cola Company65.22+0.34+0.52%4:00 pm GMT-46.26M14.93M282.05B
VZVerizon Communications Inc.44.19-1.15-2.54%4:00 pm GMT-425.16M19.59M185.59B
WFCWells Fargo & Company46.14--4:03 pm GMT-47.57M20.34M175.01B
AXPAmerican Express Company164.65+0.75+0.46%4:03 pm GMT-41.33M3.39M123.45B
GMGeneral Motors Company38.72+0.32+0.83%4:00 pm GMT-46.78M14.73M56.46B
KMIKinder Morgan, Inc.18.93+0.36+1.94%4:00 pm GMT-412.59M15.56M42.85B