Capital One (COF) gains as Buffett's Berkshire shows new stake

May 15, 2023 5:25 PM EDT

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Shares of Capital One Financial (NYSE: COF) gained 5.7% after-hours Monday after Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed the credit card firm as its newest stock holding.

Berkshire disclosed in a 13F with the SEC after the close of trading that it owned 9,922,000 shares of COF as of March 31, 2023.

The value of the position was worth about $900 million based on Monday's closing price of $89.12.

In addition to the new stake in COF, Berkshire added to its Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC), and Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) stakes, among others.

Apple is by far Berkshire's largest public holding, worth over $157 billion as of Monday's closing price.

The firm also lowered its stake in Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) by about 19% to 132 million shares. Its GM (NYSE: GM) position was also trimmed, among others.

The firm liquidated stakes in Bank of New York (NYSE: BK), RH (NYSE: RH), Taiwan Semi (NYSE: TSM), and U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: UBS).

By Staff

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