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Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In 2021

(0:45) – Should You Be Following Warren Buffett’s Trades?(4:30) – Breaking Down Berkshire Hathaway’s Current Portfolio Positions(20:10) – Episode Roundup: RH, CVX, PXD, FANG, GM, KR, OGNPodcast@Zacks.com

Welcome to Episode #250 of the Value Investor Podcast.

Every week, Tracey Ryniec, the editor of Zacks Value Investor portfolio, shares some of her top value investing tips and stock picks.

This week, she takes a closer look at Berkshire Hathaway’s second quarter stock moves.

Berkshire Hathaway sold shares in a bunch of positions but also added to 3 older positions and added one new stock in the quarter.

There were no dramatic moves.

However, some of the stock sales were a bit perplexing if you’re a fan of Warren Buffett and his investing strategies.

The Best Time to Sell is Never

Buffett is famous for buying stocks and holding them for long periods of time. In some cases, he has held a stock for decades.

But in the second quarter of 2021, Berkshire Hathaway sold a stake in two positions that it had only first entered into the year before, in 2020.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In 2021: Colony Bankcorp Inc.(CBAN)

Colony Bankcorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Colony Bank that provides commercial, consumer, and mortgage banking services for consumers and small to medium size businesses in the middle and south Georgia. It offers various deposit products, including demand, savings, and time deposits. The company also provides loans to small and medium-sized businesses; residential and commercial construction, and land development loans; commercial real estate loans; commercial loans; agri-business and production loans; residential mortgage loans; home equity loans; and consumer loans. In addition, it offers Internet banking services, electronic bill payment services, safe deposit box rentals, telephone banking, credit and debit card services, and remote depository products; and access to a network of ATMs. The company provides its banking services through its 30 offices located in the cities of Fitzgerald, Warner Robins, Centerville, Ashburn, Leesburg, Cordele, Albany, T homaston, Columbus, Sylvester, Tifton, Moultrie, Douglas, Broxton, Savannah, Eastman, Chester, Soperton, Rochelle, Pitts, Quitman, and Valdosta, Georgia. Colony Bankcorp, Inc. was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Fitzgerald, Georgia.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Headlines about Colony Bankcorp (NASDAQ:CBAN) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Colony Bankcorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0420470648687 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Media headlines about Colony Bankcorp (NASDAQ:CBAN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Colony Bankcorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5935973221915 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Media stories about Colony Bankcorp (NASDAQ:CBAN) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Colony Bankcorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 48.3992787299045 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In 2021: Brookline Bancorp Inc.(BRKL)

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Brookline Bank, Bank Rhode Island, and The First National Bank of Ipswich, which provide commercial and retail banking services, and cash management and investment services to customers in Central New England. The company accepts various deposit products, including non-interest-bearing checking accounts, interest-bearing NOW accounts, savings accounts and money market savings accounts, certificate of deposit accounts, individual retirement accounts, and other qualified plan accounts. Its loan portfolio comprises first mortgage loans secured by commercial, multi-family, and residential real estate properties; auto loans; loans to business entities consisting of commercial lines of credit; and loans to condominium associations, as well as loans for financing equipment used by small businesses. Brookline Bancorp, Inc. also provides financing for construction and development projects, home equity, and other consumer l oans; and loans to finance coin-operated laundry, dry cleaning, and convenience store equipment and businesses. As of January 25, 2012, it operated 43 branches in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The company was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Sterling Bancorp (NASDAQ:SBT) and Brookline Bancorp (NASDAQ:BRKL) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    SEC BANCORP INC/SH SH (OTCMKTS:SCYT) and Brookline Bancorp (NASDAQ:BRKL) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Brookline Bancorp (NASDAQ:BRKL) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallJan. 31, 2019 1:30 p.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In 2021: Akebia Therapeutics, Inc.(AKBA)

Akebia Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics based on hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) biology for patients with kidney disease. Its lead product candidate is vadadustat, an oral therapy which has completed a Phase II study for the treatment of anemia related to chronic kidney disease in both non-dialysis and dialysis patients; and clinical product candidate is AKB-6899, a small molecule HIF-PH inhibitor to treat oncology and ophthalmology. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    4. Akebia Therapeutics (Nasdaq: AKBA) is a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing and commercializing novel therapeutics for patients with renal disease. Its lead product candidate is vadadustat, an oral therapy that’s in Phase III of the three-stage FDA approval process. Vadadustat is an oral therapy for the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Akebia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKBA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 18, 2019 4:30 p.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In 2021: McEwen Mining Inc.(MUX)

McEwen Mining Inc. explores for, develops, produces, and sells precious and base metals in Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper. The companys principal assets consist of a 49% interest in the San Jos茅 Mine in Santa Cruz, Argentina; the El Gallo 1 mine and El Gallo 2 project in Sinaloa, Mexico; the Gold Bar project in Nevada, the United States; and the Los Azules copper project in San Juan, Argentina. It covers an area of approximately 730 square miles and comprises 146 mining concessions consisting of 71 approved mining claims; 54 claims that are in the application process for mining claim status; and 21 claims, principally that are for exploration only. The company was formerly known as US Gold Corporation and changed its name to McEwen Mining Inc. in January 2012. McEwen Mining Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Neha Chamaria (TMFNehams)]

    Shares of McEwen Mining (NYSE:MUX) zoomed today, closing Monday up 15.2%. The gold and silver stock just made progress on an initial public offeringit’s planning in the coming year.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Endeavour Silver (NYSE:EXK) and McEwen Mining (NYSE:MUX) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Invest In 2021: PagerDuty, Inc.(PD)

PagerDuty, Inc. operates a digital operations management platform in the United States and internationally. Its platform harnesses digital signals from virtually any software-enabled system or device, combines it with human response data, and orchestrates teams to take the right actions in real time. The company's platform provides on-call management, event intelligence, incident response, business visibility, and advanced analytics solutions to address digital operations management requirements. It serves various industries, including software and technology, telecommunications, retail, travel and hospitality, media and entertainment, and financial services. PagerDuty, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Jeremy Bowman (tmfhobo)]

    Shares ofPagerDuty(NYSE:PD) were climbing today after the stock posted better-than-expected results in its second-quarter earnings report.

    As of 12:56 p.m. EDT on Friday, the stock was up 10.5%.

  • [By ]

    Shares of PagerDuty  (PD) – Get PagerDuty, Inc. Report advanced after the digital operations management platform reported a narrower-than-expected adjusted loss and issued a strong current-quarter revenue outlook. Revenue was $67.5 million, up 33% year over year.

  • [By Chris Hill]

    Rite Aid(NYSE:RAD) is probably a bit under the weather, if the one-for-20 stock split is any indication. News about Disney+ (NYSE:DIS) sent Disney shares soaring. Certain branches of Switzerland’s government has weird (read: bad) opinions about coffee. Uber’s S-1 left some big questions unanswered. PagerDuty(NYSE:PD) IPOed to thunderous applause, and Pinterest’s upcoming IPO is turning some heads. And, as always, the analysts share some stocks on their radars. Plus, Chris Hill talks with Motley Fool Singapore’s David Kuo about the other side of the U.S.-China trade war, the shifting landscape of Southeast Asian industry, why dividends are like Christmas every day, and more.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Wall Street brokerages expect Precision Drilling Corp (NYSE:PDS) (TSE:PD) to post $315.89 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have made estimates for Precision Drilling’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $273.32 million and the highest estimate coming in at $358.42 million. Precision Drilling reported sales of $317.32 million during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 0.5%. The firm is expected to report its next earnings results on Thursday, April 25th.