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Warren Buffett's 4 New Stock Holdings and His Latest Portfolio in Q3

Here is a current portfolio update of Warren Buffett’s (Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)(BRK.B)'s) portfolio movements as of the third quarter 2012 (Sept. 30, 2012). In total, he has 38 stocks with a total portfolio worth of USD75.326 Billion. Buffett bought four new companies and added eight additional stocks. The most important buys were Wells Fargo and Deere. WFC was increased by 2.8 percent. Both buys affect his portfolio only by around 0.5 percent. His stake in General Motors was doubled as well as the stake in National Oilwell Varco.

In return, Buffet sold 3 stocks completely and reduced 10 additional stocks. The biggest change to his portfolio had Mondelez and Johnson & Johnson. Both affected his portfolio by more than 1 percent.

These are the new acquitions from Buffett:Deere & Company(DE)hasa market capitalization of $33.68 billion. The company generates revenue of $32,012.50 million and has a net income of $2,799.20 million. The firm’s EBITDA amounts to $5,903.20 million. The EBITDA margin is 18.44% (operating margin 13.19% and net profit margin 8.74%).

The total debt represents 55.16% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 391.01%. Last fiscal year, a return on equity of 42.76% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $7.51. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.52 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.46, Price/Sales 1.06 and Price/Book ratio 5.15. Dividend Yield: 2.13%. The beta ratio is 1.56.

Precision Castparts(PCP)hasa market capitalization of $25.73 billion. The company generates revenue of $7,214.60 million and has a net income of $1,217.60 million. The firm’s EBITDA amounts to $1,985.60 million. The EBITDA margin is 27.52% (operating margin 25.12% and net profit margin 16.88%).

The total debt represents 1.97% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 2.49%. Last fiscal year, a return on equity of 15.85% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $9.09. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.12 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 19.45, Price/Sales 3.56 and Price/Book ratio 3.07. Dividend Yield: 0.07%. The beta ratio is 1.27.

WABCO Holdings(WBC)hasa market capitalization of $3.74 billion. The company generates revenue of $2,794.10 million and has a net income of $368.20 million. The firm’s EBITDA amounts to $469.70 million. The EBITDA margin is 16.81% (operating margin 14.07% and net profit margin 13.18%).

The total debt represents 4.82% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 13.32%. Last fiscal year, a return on equity of 71.44% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.73. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.00 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.50, Price/Sales 1.34 and Price/Book ratio 6.54. Dividend Yield: None. The beta ratio is 2.24.

Media General(MEG)hasa market capitalization of $91.97 million. The company generates revenue of $616.21 million and has a net income of $-74.32 million. The firm’s EBITDA amounts to $51.33 million. The EBITDA margin is 8.33% (operating margin -0.04% and net profit margin -12.06%).

The total debt represents 60.61% of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 1,938.61%. Last fiscal year, a return on equity of -75.12% was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $-2.71. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.00 in form of dividends to shareholders.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is not calculable, Price/Sales 0.18 and Price/Book ratio 2.69. Dividend Yield: None. The beta ratio is 2.97.

Take a closer look at the full porfolio and the latest buys and sells here.

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