Is Buffett's Latest Buy Too Rich?

The following video is from Thursday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill, and analysts Andy Cross and Jason Moser, dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B  ) and 3G Capital are teaming up to buy the H.J. Heinz Company (UNKNOWN: HNZ.DL  ) for $23.2 B in cash. The buyout is 19% more than Heinz's all-time high share price. Is Warren Buffett paying too much for the iconic brand? What does the deal mean for investors?

Warren Buffett's long track record of success has made him one of the best investors of all time. With the Buffett at the helm, Berkshire Hathaway has grown book value per share at a compounded annual rate of 19.8% for nearly 50 years! Despite an incredible historical track record, investors have to understand the key issues to watch moving forward. To help investors, The Fool's resident Berkshire Hathaway expert Joe Magyer has created this premium research report on the company. Inside you'll receive ongoing updates as key news hits, as well as reasons to both buy and sell the stock. Claim a copy by clicking here now.

The relevant video segment can be found between 0:34 and 2:24.


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