Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) is falling out of love with Walmart Stores (WMT, $68.87). It sold the majority of its holdings in the world’s largest retailer last year. In the final three months of 2016 alone, according to Berkshires latest 13-F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Buffett trimmed his Walmart holdings to 1.4 million shares from 13 million at the end of September. With an ownership stake of just 0.05%, Berkshire is no longer a major shareholder in Walmart.
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More often than not, Buffett doesn’t comment on his investment moves, so his reasons for selling so much of his Walmart position remain opaque. But for buy-and-hold investors, Berkshires disaffection with the blue-chip company can be instructive nonetheless. Here are three reasons we think Warren Buffett is dumping Walmart stock. (Prices as of February 16.)
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