Friday , 19 July 2024

Are You One of Those "Super" Investors? Take a Look and See (+2K Views)

So says Ultralong ( in an article* written for which Lorimer Wilson, editor of (Your Key to Making Money!), has further edited ([  ]), abridged (…) and reformatted below  for the sake of clarity and brevity to ensure a fast and easy read. The author’s views and conclusions are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original article. Please note that this paragraph must be included in any article re-posting to avoid copyright infringement.

The article goes on to say, in part:

Microsoft (MSFT) is the most owned stock currently (24 out of 49 investors holding it). Goldman Sachs (GS) is the 10th most owned stock (13 out of 49 investors holding it). As you can see from the table below, the Top 10 has changed relatively little in two years. Apart from Cisco Systems (CSCO), Berkshire Hathaway B (BRK.B), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Goldman Sachs, all others have been in the top 10 in the second quarter of 2009, 2010 and 2011:

Top10 most owned stocks
A closer look at history reveals that Microsoft and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) have been in the top three every quarter for the last four years. Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) and American Express (AXP) have been in the top 10 every quarter for the last four years.
Top40 most owned stocks history
Pfizer (PFE), Wells Fargo (WFC) and Berkshire Hathaway have been clearly also long time favorites of the famous value investors. Cisco Systems and Procter & Gamble…made a steady rise…[into] the top 10 during the last four years.
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