Portfolio holdings of Michael Larson. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust's Portfolio. Michael Larson stock picks:
Stock Holdings
Michael Larson - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust

Period: Q4 2014
Portfolio date: 31 Dec 2014
No. of stocks: 19
Portfolio value: $19,996,418,000

Stock% of portfolioSharesRecent activityReported Price*
hist BRK.B - Berkshire Hathaway CL B 59.04 78,625,314 Reduce 5.98% $150.15
hist CNI - Canadian Natl Railway Co. 5.90 17,126,874 $68.91
hist CAT - Caterpillar Inc. 5.15 11,260,857 $91.53
hist WMT - Wal-Mart Stores 4.98 11,603,000 $85.88
hist WM - Waste Management Inc. 4.78 18,633,672 $51.32
hist TV - Grupo Televisa SA 2.88 16,879,103 $34.06
hist KOF - Coca-Cola FEMSA S A CV 2.69 6,214,719 $86.52
hist FDX - FedEx Corp. 2.63 3,024,999 $173.66
hist UPS - United Parcel Service 2.52 4,525,329 Buy $111.17
hist ECL - Ecolab Inc. 2.28 4,366,425 $104.52
hist CCI - Crown Castle International Corp. 2.10 5,332,900 $78.70
hist BP - BP plc 1.41 7,405,614 $38.12
hist WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance 1.32 3,475,398 Buy $76.20
hist LBTYK - Liberty Global Inc. C 0.85 3,532,529 $48.31
hist AN - AutoNation Inc. 0.57 1,898,716 $60.41
hist LBTYA - Liberty Global Inc. 0.53 2,119,515 $50.20
hist RSG - Republic Services 0.27 1,350,000 $40.25
hist ARCO - Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. 0.08 3,060,500 $5.41
hist DMND - Diamond Foods Inc. 0.00 10,412 Buy $28.24

* Reported Price is the price of the security as of the portfolio date. This value is significant in that it indicates the portfolio manager's confidence in the stock at that price and suggests at least some level of undervaluation or margin of safety.

Sector % analysis

Financials 59.04

Industrials 15.35

Services 10.24

Consumer Staples 6.30

Materials 3.69

Consumer Goods 2.69

Technology 2.10

Consumer Discretionary 0.57

Articles & Commentaries

23 Mar 2015 Bill Gates: 6 Books I Recommended for TED 2015

I got to go to the TED conference again this year, and the team there asked for a list of books I’d recommend to my fellow attendees. Here’s what I passed along to them.
10 Mar 2015 Melinda Gates: Global status of women

Melinda Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, shares her thoughts on how much progress women have made over the past 20 years and the gaps that still need to be closed, especially in the workplace, and global health concerns.


11 Dec 2011 People Person