Buffett has tweeted only twice so far and already has 405,635 followers. He is currently following no one, in true billionaire Guru fashion. His second tweet is especially meaningful to investors:
“Read my new essay on why women are key to America's prosperity (with a link).”
Also this week, longtime shareholder of Moody's Corp. (MCO), Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)(BRK.B) reduced its position by 6.15% on May 1 and by 5.16% on May 6. Berkshire Hathaway remains the largest shareholder of MCO, with a stake of about 26.6 million shares, or 11.9% of the company. In 2009, Berkshire held around 48 million MCO shares. Read the full MCO story here.
Up 65% for 12 months, Moody's Corporation (MCO) has a market cap of $13.83, and a P/E of 20.60 and a P/S of 5.10. Moody’s Corporation is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The corporation reported revenue of $2.7 billion in 2012, and employs approximately 6,800 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 28 countries.
Moody’s Corporation has had revenue growth of 20.8% over 12 months:
MCO data by GuruFocus.com
Finally, Berkshire’s MCO trade is a great demonstration of Buffett’s wisdom. He once said, “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” Buffett told CNBC, “We’re selling Moody’s at six times what we paid.”
And that’s something to Tweet about.
Accept no substitutes for Buffett’s twitter account; this one is Da Man: Follow Guru Buffett on Twitter: @WarrenBuffett
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