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Graham Holdings Company (GHC) [hlAlert]

down 17.33 %

Washington Post Company (the) (WPO) rated Buy

Posted on: Sunday,  Feb 3, 2008  10:34 PM ET by Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Top Holdings

Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Top Holdings rated Buy Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) on 01/01/2008, when the stock price was
$791.30. Since then, Graham Holdings Company has lost 17.34% as of 08/28/2015's recent price of $654.11.
If you would have followed this Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Top Holdings's recommendation on GHC, you would have lost 17.33% of your investment in 2796 days.

The Washington Post Company is a diversified education and media company. The Company?s Kaplan, Inc. (Kaplan) subsidiary provides a variety of educational services, both domestically and outside the United States. The Company?s media operations consist of the ownership and operation of cable television systems, newspaper publishing (principally The Washington Post), television broadcasting (through the ownership and operation of six television broadcast stations) and magazine publishing (principally Newsweek). The Company?s operations in geographic areas outside the United States consist primarily of Kaplan?s foreign operations and the publication of the international editions of Newsweek. During the year ended December 31, 2008, these operations accounted for approximately 13% of the Company?s consolidated revenues, and the identifiable assets attributable to foreign operations represented approximately 13% of the Company?s consolidated assets, during 2008.

Known as "the Oracle of Omaha", Warren Buffett is Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and perhaps the greatest investor of all time. His wealth fluctuates with the performance of the market, but for the last few years he has been reported to be worth over $40 billion, making him the second richest man in the world. Buffett is a value investor. His company Berkshire Hathaway is basically a holding company for his investments. Last year 2007, Berkshire trounced the S&P's 3.5 percent advance with a gain of 28.7 percent, its best year since 1998. The following is the current Berkshire Hathaway's top holdings. We'll track the holdings that represent more than 1% of the Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio and added together represent about 90% of the portfolio.
Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
1/1/2008 4:00 PM Buy
1 year
as of 1/1/0001
1 Week   
1 Month   
3 Months   
1 YTD   

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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