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Warren Buffett's 10 Largest Stock Holdings

By John Maxfield - Apr 23, 2013 at 11:01AM

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Want to tap into the Oracle of Omaha's secret sauce? Start by taking a look at the companies he invests in.

The probability that you or I will be the next Warren Buffett is about 1 in 7 billion -- the latter is roughly the population of the planet earth. And even that likely overstates our chances, given that Buffett is arguably not only the greatest investor alive today, but perhaps the greatest of all time.

The fact that few investors will ever replicate his success doesn't mean, however, that we can't learn from him. And one of the best ways to do this is to simply examine his portfolio. With this in mind, the following infographic offers a cursory look at Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A -0.15%) equity portfolio and how well its own stock has performed over the last couple decades.

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Stocks Mentioned

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Quote
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
BRK.A
$462,890.00 (-0.15%) $-716.49
Bank of America Corporation Stock Quote
Bank of America Corporation
BAC
$35.84 (0.53%) $0.19
International Business Machines Corporation Stock Quote
International Business Machines Corporation
IBM
$134.39 (0.44%) $0.59
The Coca-Cola Company Stock Quote
The Coca-Cola Company
KO
$64.07 (0.08%) $0.05
Wells Fargo & Company Stock Quote
Wells Fargo & Company
WFC
$44.12 (1.92%) $0.83

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