Warren Buffett’s Picks: 5 Stocks to Watch

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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. 

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