Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway released its first-quarter earnings report on Saturday

  • Reported its Apple holdings of around $135.4 billion (circa 790 million shares, which points to the firm offloading around 13% of its stake

Apple is still Berkshire’s biggest holding, but Q1 marks second quarter in a row that Berkshire has trimmed its AAPl holding. In Q4 2023 it sold about 10 million Apple shares (only 1% of its holding).

Buffett suggested that the Q1 sale was for tax reasons.


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