One of Berkshire Hathaway’s CEOs and Chairman invested over $1 billion in Nubank, a Brazilian digital bank with an emphasis on cryptocurrency. As of the end of 2021, Warren Buffett’s equity portfolio includes a number of companies with direct or indirect exposure to crypto assets. Real-time net worth for billionaire investor Warren Buffett has risen from $102 billion in October of this year to nearly $114 billion in February 2022, according to Forbes. Over the same period, Berkshire Hathaway’s annual returns have outperformed the S&P 500 by a factor of two.
Insider Monkey focuses on the dividend stocks in Warren Buffett’s portfolio. As of the end of the most recent fiscal year, Proctor & Gamble had increased its dividend by 5.0%, marking a 65-year streak of dividend growth for the company. Warren Buffett’s holdings included just 0.01 percent of the company, a far cry from the likes of Apple and Amazon. It appears that there was a decrease in the number of hedge funds with positions in JNJ during the fourth quarter. According to analysts, the company’s recent results and near-term projections are still cause for optimism. At the beginning of the year, Raymond James raised its price target on the stock, as did Citigroup. Hedge funds now own 70 percent of the company, up from 61 percent in the prior quarter. These investments totaled $28.6 billion in total value. With an ‘Outperform’ rating and a price target of $70, Evercore ISI analyst has raised the firm’s stock rating. For the past 15 years, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has consistently increased dividends, making it a favorite among income investors. In December 2021, it increased its quarterly dividend by 10% to $0.54 per share. In the fourth quarter of 2021, Berkshire Hathaway’s largest holding was U.S. Bancorp. 2.14 percent of Warren Buffett’s 13F portfolio was invested in the hedge fund’s stakes in the company. For more details, click 10 Best Dividend Stocks In Warren Buffett’s Most Recently Revealed 13f Portfolio.