In this article, we discuss the 5 stocks to watch in the portfolio of Warren Buffett. If you want to read our detailed analysis of these stocks, go directly to Warren Buffett’s Picks: 10 Stocks to Watch.
5. VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN)
Number of Hedge Fund Holders: 40
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) is a long-term holding of Berkshire. The fund first acquired a stake in the company in the second quarter of 2012, before selling it all in the next quarter. However, it purchased a stake in the firm again in the fourth quarter of that year worth $143 million. It then added to that position through 2014. At the end of September, the holding was valued at over $2.6 billion.
At the end of the third quarter of 2021, 40 hedge funds in the database of Insider Monkey held stakes worth $5.3 billion in VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN), down from 41 in the preceding quarter worth $6.1 billion.