The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion with host Chris Hill and analysts Joe Magyer, Jeff Fischer, and Ron Gross. In this segment, the guys talk about several of Berkshire Hathaway's (NYS: BRK.A) major buys and sells this week, which were largely shifts away from consumer-oriented companies and into more industrials. This included a large purchase of shares in Deere & Company (NYS: DE) . Deere has been making steady dividend increases, but they also have a lot of expansion ahead of them in developing markets, which makes them an interesting buy.
Warren Buffett's long track record of success has made him one of the best investors of all time. With Buffett at the helm, Berkshire Hathaway has grown book value per share at a compounded annual rate of 19.8% for nearly 50 years! Despite an incredible historical track record, investors have to understand the key issues to watch moving forward. To help investors, the Fool's resident Berkshire Hathaway expert, Joe Magyer, has created this premium research report on the company. You'll receive ongoing updates as key news hits, as well as reasons to both buy and sell the stock. Claim a copy by clicking here now.
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