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Re: Look through portfolio - Google Sheets with live prices
« Reply #80 on: April 26, 2019, 11:21:44 AM »
The purchase of USG Corp by Knauf completed on Wednesday at $43.50 per share (in addition to the special $0.50 dividend in Q4 2018) so I've now modified the sheets hard coded to $43.50 to reflect the cash proceeds before tax and I've zeroed the EPS figure. I'll eliminate the position when the 13-F comes out on 15th May.

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Re: Look through portfolio - Google Sheets with live prices
« Reply #81 on: April 26, 2019, 12:09:54 PM »
Thank you for the heads-up, Dynamic,

I really appreciate your tool.
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Re: Look through portfolio - Google Sheets with live prices
« Reply #82 on: May 07, 2019, 01:29:59 AM »
Note 4 in the 2019Q1 10-Q results indicates that about 16.8 million shares of WFC were sold in the quarter up to 31st March 2019, as usual to ensure that ownership remains below 10%. I've modified the WFC holding accordingly so that the value of the holding at the 31st March closing price matches the reported stake. That is reported to the nearest 0.1 billion USD so I can only estimate to 3 significant figures right now, but better to roughly right than precisely wrong.

When the 13-F comes out on 15th May we'll have the accurate shareholding and I'll remove that adjustment. The other major holdings shown in Note 4 of the 10-Q (AXP, AAPL, BAC, KO etc) appear to be unchanged as the quarter-close valuations match my figures when rounded to the nearest $0.1 bn.


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Re: Look through portfolio - Google Sheets with live prices
« Reply #83 on: May 16, 2019, 07:38:52 AM »
The new 13-F showing the portfolio position at 31st March has been published.

As always the primary_doc mentions New England Asset Management (NEAM) under heading List of Other Managers Reporting for this Manager and as usual the 13-F for NEAM has a primary_doc which includes:

List of Other Included Managers:
No.   Form 13F File Number   Name
2   028-04922   GENERAL RE CORP

But this time, instead of "01 02" in the OTHER MANAGER column of the 13-F, they use "1 2", which is simply a change of formatting.

The Berkshire holdings in NEAM's 13-F are not widely reported on.

Only one change to their Berkshire holdings - the Berkshire position in VRSK Verisk Analytics is no longer present.

Next quarter, we will see that USG is absent after the takeover by Knauf was completed. For now I'm leaving USG in there and have hard-coded the takeover price of $43.50 as the cash proceeds after tax will be invested by Berkshire or will add to their cash balance.

Turning to Berkshire's own 13-F:

AMZN Amazon is new 483,300 shares - currently worth around $0.9bn having risen about 5.1% since the end of Q1. I'd guess it's Ted Weschler's position, but it could also be Todd Combs, and each manages around $13bn. Warren Buffett says it's not his own. I have assumed it's not invested for the benefit of pension funds until we find out otherwise.

CHTR Charter Comms has eliminated the position held for pension funds (was 244,445 shares) and also reduced the position for the benefit of Berkshire shareholders by about a million shares.

DAL Delta Air Lines - as we knew when they accidentally went over 10%, they now have about a 10.4% stake. The exact amount was confirmed by this 13-F so I have zeroed-out the adjustment column I used in the mean time.

JPM JPMORGAN CHASE & CO - a fairly substantial increase in stake.

PNC PNC FINL SVCS GROUP INC - another increase of about 5%

PSX PHILLIPS 66 - dropped by more than half. Possibly we'll find out it has all gone by 30th June.

RHT Red Hat Inc increased about 20%. My guess is it's Ted, perhaps Todd. I imagine it's a merger arbitrage play and now trades close to the expected closing price to be paid by IBM.

LUV Southwest Airls Co reduced slightly, probably to stay below 10%

WFC Wells Fargo reduced as usual to stay below 10%.

VRZN Verizon - this tiny 928 share position has now vanished.

Here's the summary table:
AAL_________ American Airlin…Group Inc ____unch _unchanged count
AAPL________ Apple Inc._______________ ____unch _unchanged count
AMZN________ Amazon Com Inc___________ _**NEW** _________483,300
AXP_________ American Express Co______ ____unch _unchanged count
AXTA________ Axalta Coating …stems Ltd ____unch _unchanged count
BAC_________ Bank of America…rporation ____unch _unchanged count
BIT:CASS____ Società Cattoli…operativa ____unch _unchanged count
BK__________ Bank of New Yor…llon Corp ____unch _unchanged count
CHTR________ Charter Communi…tions Inc _-18.81% ______-1,322,788
COST________ Costco Wholesale Corp____ ____unch _unchanged count
DAL_________ Delta Air Lines, Inc_____ ___8.20% _______5,375,456
DEO_________ Diageo P L C Spon ADR New ____unch _unchanged count
DVA_________ DaVita HealthCa…tners Inc ____unch _unchanged count
GHC_________ Graham Holdings Co_______ ________ ________________
GM__________ General Motors Co________ ____unch _unchanged count
GS__________ Goldman Sachs Group Inc__ ____unch _unchanged count
HCG_________ Home Capital Gr… (CANADA) ____unch _unchanged count
IBM_________ International B…ines Corp ________ ________________
JNJ_________ Johnson & Johnson________ ____unch _unchanged count
JPM_________ JPMorgan Chase & Co______ __18.55% _______9,398,538
KHC_________ Kraft Heinz Co___________ ____unch _unchanged count
KO__________ Coca-Cola Co_____________ ____unch _unchanged count
LBTYA_______ Liberty Global …c Class A ____unch _unchanged count
LBTYK_______ Liberty Global …c Class C ____unch _unchanged count
LILAK_______ Liberty LiLAC Group C____ ____unch _unchanged count
LSXMA_______ Liberty Sirius … Series A ____unch _unchanged count
LSXMK_______ Liberty Sirius … Series C ____unch _unchanged count
LUV_________ Southwest Airls Co_______ __-2.50% ______-1,198,186
MA__________ MasterCard Inc___________ ____unch _unchanged count
MCO_________ Moody's Corporation______ ____unch _unchanged count
MDLZ________ Mondelez Intern…ional Inc ____unch _unchanged count
MON_________ Monsanto Co New__________ ________ ________________
MTB_________ M&T Bank Corp____________ ____unch _unchanged count
NASDAQ:LILA_ Liberty LiLAC Group A____ ____unch _unchanged count
ORCL________ Oracle Corp______________ ________ ________________
PG__________ Proctor and Gamble_______ ____unch _unchanged count
PNC_________ PNC Financial S…Group Inc ___4.36% _________407,992
PSX_________ Phillips 66______________ _-53.32% ______-6,343,127
QSR_________ Restaurant Bran…ional Inc ____unch _unchanged count
RHT_________ Red Hat Inc______________ __22.38% _________934,679
SHE:002594__ BYD Company Limited______ ____unch _unchanged count
SIRI________ Sirius XM Hldgs Inc______ ____unch _unchanged count
SNY_________ Sanofi (incl Eu…v shares) ____unch _unchanged count
STNE________ StoneCo Ltd._____________ ____unch _unchanged count
STOR________ Store Capital Corp_______ ____unch _unchanged count
SU__________ Suncor Energy Inc New____ ____unch _unchanged count
SYF_________ Synchrony Financial _____ ____unch _unchanged count
TEVA________ Teva Pharmaceut…td (ADR)  ____unch _unchanged count
TMK_________ Torchmark Corp___________ ____unch _unchanged count
TRV_________ Travelers Companies Inc__ ____unch _unchanged count
UAL_________ United Continen…dings Inc ____unch _unchanged count
UPS_________ United Parcel S…Inc (UPS) ____unch _unchanged count
USB_________ U.S. Bancorp_____________ ___3.42% _______4,840,500
USG_________ USG Corp_________________ ____unch _unchanged count
V___________ Visa Inc_________________ ____unch _unchanged count
VRSK________ Verisk Analytics Inc_____ -100.00% ________-241,695
VRSN________ VeriSign Inc_____________ ____unch _unchanged count
VZ__________ Verizon Communi…tions Inc -100.00% ____________-928
WFC_________ Wells Fargo & Co_________ __-3.78% _____-16,965,129
WMT_________ Wal-Mart Stores Inc______ ________ ________________

I believe I've now updated both sheets to reflect the current known portfolio. The links in this old post will still work.

The spreadsheet I'd advise you to Make a copy of for your own use is:
Berkshire Hathaway Look Through Earnings & Holdings

The spreadsheet that is publicly editable by anyone (but anyone can see any edits you make, the edit history, or corrupt the spreadsheet) is:
Berkshire Look through earnings - Public editing allowed

As always, the holdings entered on the sheets are one-millionth of the total shares in issue as at 25th April, so the valuations and holdings of the company as a whole are expressed in $millions and millions of shares.

If you copy the sheet for private use using File/Make A Copy... you can enter your own holdings of Class A and Class B shares and see the look-through exposure of your own Berkshire position. You can also convert it to your preferred currency.
« Last Edit: May 18, 2019, 02:38:34 AM by Dynamic »


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Re: Look through portfolio - Google Sheets with live prices
« Reply #84 on: May 18, 2019, 04:20:31 AM »
Thanks to a comment below a Seeking Alpha article about Berkshire's portfolio by Bower-Ranger I have now added Laxness AG a German Chemical producer held via General Re AG at about a 5% stake since December 2017. As a non-US holding it won't ever be on the 13-F filings, but it's valued just over $250 million USD at recent prices, so it's worth including.


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Re: Look through portfolio - Google Sheets with live prices
« Reply #85 on: May 18, 2019, 05:24:01 AM »
It turns out that I had missed a line of USB (US Bancorp) last quarter, so in fact the position is unchanged this time