When billionaire investor Warren Buffett speaks Wall Street listens and his purchase of shares in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM - Get Report) and Oracle Corp. (ORCL - Get Report) have those stocks jumping Thursday, Nov. 15.
Shares of Oracle rose 2.14% after Berkshire Hathaway bought 41 million shares of the software company worth $2.1 billion.
JPMorgan wasn't the only financial to get a boost from Buffett. According to 13-F filings, he also bought stakes in Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC - Get Report) , PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC - Get Report) , insurer Travelers Cos. (TRV - Get Report) , Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS - Get Report) , Bank of America Corp. (BAC - Get Report) and U.S. Bancorp (USB - Get Report) .
Berkshire's bet on financials boosted the financial sector's share of the firm's portfolio to 42.59% from 40.5% in the previous quarter.
It wasn't all buys for Berkshire Hathaway in the quarter. The company ended its long-term investments in Sanofi SA (SNY - Get Report) and Walmart Inc. (WMT - Get Report) . It also shaved its position in Philips 66 (PSX - Get Report) by half, and made slight reductions in its holdings in American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL - Get Report) and United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL - Get Report) .