10 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Selling (And 7 He's Buying)

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett ended 2021 like he started it: selling. But while he unloaded plenty in Q4, he also added a few new interesting stakes.

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Warren Buffett once again was a net seller of equities in the fourth quarter, slicing, slashing and outright exiting stakes across a series of sectors that have fallen out of his favor. But the Oracle of Omaha did pull off a few interesting buys in Q4, too.

The chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) continued to pull back on bets in the financial and healthcare sectors, with a particular focus on ridding himself of positions in the pharmaceuticals industry.


Current share prices are as of Feb. 14, 2022. Holdings data is as of Dec. 31, 2021. Sources: Berkshire Hathaway's SEC Form 13F filed Feb. 14, 2022, for the reporting period ended Dec. 31, 2021; and WhaleWisdom.

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Dan Burrows
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