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On today's edition of "MarketFoolery," the new daily podcast from The Motley Fool:

Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders was released on Saturday. Regarding the prospect of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) making more acquisitions, Buffett wrote, "Our elephant gun has been reloaded, and my trigger finger is itchy."

So, which companies would make for an attractive target? Our analysts discuss why Costco (Nasdaq: COST) Markel (NYSE: MKL) and McCormick (NYSE: MKC) might be worthy of Buffett's attention.

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Chris Hill doesn't own shares of any of the companies mention.  Costco and Berkshire Hathaway are recommendations of Motley Fool Stock Advisor and of Inside Value. Markel is a recommendation of Inside Value. McCormick is a recommendation of Inside Value and Income Investor. The Motley Fool owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway, Costco and Markel. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy thought Helen Mirren looked fabulous at the Academy Awards.