Period: Q4 2013
Portfolio date: 31 Dec 2013
No. of stocks: 18
Portfolio value: $20,050,949,000
|Stock||% of portfolio||Shares||Recent activity||Reported Price*|
|hist||BRK.B - Berkshire Hathaway CL B||48.51||82,039,804||Reduce 5.74%||$118.56|
|hist||KO - Coca Cola Co.||7.01||34,002,000||$41.31|
|hist||MCD - McDonald's Corp.||5.26||10,872,500||Add 10.13%||$97.03|
|hist||CAT - Caterpillar Inc.||5.10||11,260,857||Add 4.65%||$90.81|
|hist||CNI - Canadian Natl Railway Co.||4.87||17,126,874||$57.02|
|hist||WMT - Wal-Mart Stores||4.55||11,603,000||Add 4.50%||$78.69|
|hist||WM - Waste Management Inc.||4.17||18,633,672||$44.87|
|hist||XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp.||4.11||8,143,858||Add 6.54%||$101.20|
|hist||KOF - Coca-Cola FEMSA S A CV||3.77||6,214,719||$121.77|
|hist||TV - Grupo Televisa SA||2.55||16,879,103||$30.26|
|hist||ECL - Ecolab Inc.||2.27||4,366,425||$104.27|
|hist||FDX - FedEx Corp.||2.17||3,024,999||$143.77|
|hist||CCI - Crown Castle International Corp.||1.95||5,332,900||$73.43|
|hist||BP - BP plc||1.77||7,315,267||Add 1.23%||$48.61|
|hist||LBTYA - Liberty Global Inc.||0.94||2,119,515||$88.99|
|hist||AN - AutoNation Inc.||0.47||1,898,716||$49.69|
|hist||LBTYK - Liberty Global Inc. C||0.30||706,507||$84.32|
|hist||RSG - Republic Services||0.22||1,350,000||$33.20|
* Reported Price is the price of the security on 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.
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Articles & Commentaries
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