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Holly LaFon
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Guess Which Stocks Warren Buffett Bought: 1st Quarter Contest

Win a free book just for knowing the mind of Warren Buffett

May 09, 2018 | About:

GuruFocus runs a contest every quarter wherein people guess the stocks they think Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) bought.

The first-quarter contest begins today. To participate, pick THREE securities you think he rounded up in the three months from Dec. 31 to March 31 and type them into the “comments” section below this article. Hit “post comment.”

Yes, the contest does include stocks that his two portfolio managers, Ted Weschler and Todd Combs, may also have purchased.

Those who guess correctly will win a signed copy of GuruFocus founder Charlie Tian’s new, highly rated book, “Invest Like a Guru.”

Invest Like  a Guru

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) will release Buffett’s portfolio of first-quarter buys and sells on or around May 15. We’ll announce the winner(s) shortly after that and send them an email.

For inspiration, see Buffett’s portfolio here.

Don’t forget to add your guesses in the comments.

Good luck!

About the author:

Holly LaFon
I'm a financial journalist with a master of science in journalism from Medill at Northwestern University.

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Rating: 5.0/5 (2 votes)

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stephenbaker
Stephenbaker - 7 months ago    Report SPAM

He has stated that he bought more AAPL. Otherwise, I'd guess he added to WFC and either Todd or Ted bought (or added to) T.

brk-b
Brk-b - 7 months ago    Report SPAM

U.S. Bancorp

Apple Inc.

USG Corporation

Jamoo0525
Jamoo0525 - 7 months ago    Report SPAM

AAPL, BK, MON

brk-b
Brk-b - 7 months ago    Report SPAM

U.S. Bancorp
Apple Inc.
USG Corp.

cirros
Cirros premium member - 7 months ago

I am going with

Apple (APPL)

American Express (AXP)

Kraft Heinz (KHC)

kimbrown1632
Kimbrown1632 - 7 months ago    Report SPAM

I would say in the 1st quarter it was US Bancorp, Bank of NewYork Mellon & Monsanto.

dgalbers
Dgalbers - 7 months ago    Report SPAM

Right. Warren said he bought more AAPL. What about everything is to overvalued so he didn't buy anything.

eddyman.kharma
Eddyman.kharma - 7 months ago    Report SPAM

AAPL

TEVA

MON

eperez
Eperez - 7 months ago    Report SPAM

APPL, EBAY and added more Wells Fargo

Gaia
Gaia - 6 months ago    Report SPAM

AAPL

USG

TEVA

Kevin Anderson
Kevin Anderson premium member - 6 months ago

DVA

TEVA

AAPL

richday101
Richday101 - 6 months ago    Report SPAM

MON, USB, AAPL. If AAPL is disqualified, I'll add TEVA to the list.

richday101
Richday101 - 3 months ago    Report SPAM

GuruFocus hasn't announced a WINNER for this contest yet. I have looked everywhere on the GF website and can't see the winner announcement. 4 contributors guessed the stocks correctly.

richday101
Richday101 - 2 months ago    Report SPAM

Since GuruFocus has not announced the winners of this contest since mid-May 2018, I'm assisting GuruFocus and Holly by listing the 4 winners. Please contact GuruFocus to claim your book prize.

Jamoo0525 , Kimbrown1632 , Eddyman.kharma , Richday101

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