2022-11-25 10:06:00

93% of Warren Buffett's Portfolio Is in These 4 Sectors

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By The Motley Fool

Though there are a lot of great money managers, few can hold a candle to the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett. Since becoming CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B) in 1965, Buffett has overseen the creation of more than $680 billion in shareholder value and delivered an aggregate return on his company's Class A shares (BRK.A) of better than 3,600,000%.

While there is a long list of reasons for Buffett's success, one of the most overlooked catalysts is portfolio concentration. Despite having more than $345 billion invested in around four dozen securities, 93% of Warren Buffett's portfolio can be traced to just four sectors.

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett. Image source: The Motley Fool.

Technology: 44.18% of invested assets

Although Buffett's company owns a half-dozen tech stocks, it's Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) that accounts for the lion's share of Berkshire Hathaway's investment portfolio. As of this past weekend, Apple made up 40% of Berkshire's invested assets.

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