The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor and analyst Brendan Byrnes and consumer-goods editor and analyst Austin Smith discuss topics around the investing world.
In today's edition, Brendan and Austin discuss Berkshire Hathaway's 2012 annual shareholder meeting. Brendan recently returned from the meeting in Omaha, Neb., and offers his key takeaways. Some of them include:
- Buffett's statement, for all practical purposes, that he believes Berkshire's stock is undervalued.
- Buffett's comments on dividends, Apple and Google.
- What Buffett looked for before deciding on Berkshire's next CEO.
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Austin Smith owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. Brendan Byrnes owns shares of Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Berkshire Hathaway, Google, and IBM. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Apple, Berkshire Hathaway, and Google. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.