13 Best Warren Buffett Growth Stocks

Warren Buffett might be known as a legendary value investor, but don't ignore his growth holdings. Here, we examine 13 of "the Oracle's" best growth stocks.

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Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B (opens in new tab)), is known as perhaps the greatest value investor of all time, but that doesn't mean he has no use for growth stocks.

On the contrary, Buffett has even recently participated in the initial public offering of a red-hot technology stock. The Oracle of Omaha surprised pretty much everyone when Berkshire bought shares in Snowflake (SNOW (opens in new tab)) as the software firm executed the largest software IPO ever in mid-September.

But while Snowflake does represent an unusual purchase for Buffett's holding company, it's hardly his only growth play. The Berkshire Hathaway equity portfolio is, in fact, teeming with growth stocks. Its single-largest holding is a high-performance tech equity, and another blue-chip name Buffett has held for more than 50 years is a growth stock. The designation applies to a host of other holdings, too.

Given that growth has been outperforming value for roughly a decade now, it's worthwhile to suss out the best of Warren Buffett's growth stocks. Read on as we look at Berkshire's top growth holdings based on analysts' long-term earnings expectations, which range from anywhere between about 9% and more than 40% annually.

Price and analyst info as of Sept. 21. Analyst info courtesy of S&P Capital IQ. Holding value and % of portfolio is based off the Berkshire Hathaway 13F filed Aug. 14, for the second quarter ended June 30, and WhaleWisdom data.

Dan Burrows
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com