Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Oil and Gas Investments Plunge, Buffet Cuts Over 3 Million in Conoco Phillips (NYSE:CON) Shares

Warren Buffet cuts over 3 million in Conoco Phillips (NYSE:CON) oil and gas investments. Billionaire Warren Buffet's investment choices and moves on companies are watched closely by investors.

At the end of March, Mr. Buffet held $34.18 million shares in Conoco Phillips. Three month prior, he had $37.71 million shares invested in the company. This information comes from Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s U.S. equity portfolio filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission.

Mr. Buffet's U.S. equity portfolio at the close of the March 2010 quarter, was down from $57.93 billion to $50.93 billion. His oil trading investments weren't the only companies he reduced.

At the end of the December 2009 quarter, he held $138.27 million dollars in Kraft Foods Inc., this has been reduced to $106.73 shares. Also, Procter and Gamble Co. was reduced from $87.5 million to $79.09 million. As well as Costco Wholesale Corp. which went from $5.25 million shares to $4.23 million in shares.

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