2. Johnson & Johnson
In the fourth quarter, Buffett trimmed his stake in J&J by 8.4 million shares, of 22.5%, to 29 million shares, comprising 2.9% of the Berkshire portfolio. On Monday, Buffett revealed that he might consider selling the stock due to recent problems, telling CNBC in a live interview that the company "obviously has messed up in a lot of ways in the last few years."
J&J is also a top holding of
Bridgewater Associates and
Fisher Investments. It shows up on a list of
Health Care Stocks Bought and Sold by Hedge Funds.
Stock Overview: Johnson & Johnson is a holding company engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of a range of products in the health care field. It has a market cap of $176.9 billion and a short interest ratio of 3.7, and it trades with a P/E of 18.5.
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