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Warren Buffett is one of the most wealthiest and successful investors in the world. He has described his investing strategy as follows:

I’m 15% Fisher and 85% Benjamin Graham.

The basic ideas of investing are to look at stocks as business, use the market's fluctuations to your advantage, and seek a margin of safety. That’s what Ben Graham taught us. A hundred years from now they will still be the cornerstones of investing.

Here are Warren Buffett’s largest 12 holdings in Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK.A) most recent 13F filing. We obtained market data from Finviz and hedge fund holdings from Insider Monkey.

  1. Coca Cola Co (KO): The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company. KO recently announced that it is planning to invest $3 billion over the next five years, commencing in 2012, for its long term growth in Russia. Shares of KO recently traded at $67.56 with a trailing price to earnings of 12.63 and a forward price to earnings of 15.75. KO has a 2.78% dividend yield and gained 17.54% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $155.1 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 0.75. KO has an estimated growth rate of 10.85% for this year and 8% for the next five years. Buffett has $13.5 billion invested in KO shares. Lansdowne sold 4.5 million shares of KO during the second quarter of 2011.

  2. Wells Fargo & Co New (WFC): Shares of WFC recently traded at $24.12 with a trailing price to earnings of 9.35 and a forward price to earnings of 7.18. WFC has a 1.99% dividend yield and has lost 4.51% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $127.3 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 1.44. WFC has an estimated growth rate of 19.15% for this year and 11.49% for the next five years. Buffett has $9.9 billion invested in WFC shares. John Paulson is the second largest holder of WFC shares. He increased his holdings of WFC by 64% during the second quarter and currently he holds a $943 million position in this company.

  3. American Express Co (AXP): Shares of AXP recently traded at $44.9 with a trailing price to earnings of 11.75 and a forward price to earnings of 10.79. AXP has a 1.6% dividend yield and gained 9.25% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $53.6 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 3.58. Buffett has $7.8 billion invested in AXP shares. Jean-Marie Eveillard also had $651 million invested in AXP. Bill Miller sold more than two million shares of AXP during the second quarter.

  4. Procter & Gamble Co (PG): Shares of PG recently traded at $63.18 with a trailing price to earnings of 16.08 and a forward price to earnings of 13.7. PG has a 3.32% dividend yield and gained 8.37% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $173.6 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 0.47. Buffett has $4.9 billion invested in PG shares. John Horseman initiated a $10 million position in PG during the last quarter.

  5. Kraft Foods Inc (KFT): Shares of KFT recently traded at $33.58 with a trailing price to earnings of 19.3 and a forward price to earnings of 13.33. KFT has a 3.45% dividend yield and gained 11.45% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $59.3 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 0.76. Buffett has $3.5 billion invested in KFT shares. Buffett reduced his holdings in this company by 5% during the second quarter.

  6. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): Shares of JNJ recently traded at $63.69 with a trailing price to earnings of 15.24 and a forward price to earnings of 12.06. JNJ has a 3.58% dividend yield and gained 6.83% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $174.5 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 0.3. Buffett has $2.8 billion invested in JNJ shares. Ken Fisher is the second largest holder of JNJ. He held $713 million worth of JNJ shares at the end of June. Ken Fisher increased his JNJ holdings by 72% during the most recent quarter.

  7. Conocophillips (COP): Shares of COP recently traded at $63.32 with a trailing price to earnings of 7.97 and a forward price to earnings of 7.23. COP has a 4.17% dividend yield and gained 13.42% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $86.9 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 0.33. Buffett has more than $2 billion invested in COP shares.

  8. Wal Mart Stores Inc (WMT): Shares of WMT recently traded at $51.9 with a trailing price to earnings of 11.74 and a forward price to earnings of 10.61. WMT has a 2.81% dividend yield and lost 0.13% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $178.9 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 0.84. Buffett has $2.07 billion invested in WMT shares.

  9. U S Bancorp Del (USB): Shares of USB recently traded at $23.54 with a trailing price to earnings of 11.26 and a forward price to earnings of 9.02. USB has a 2.12% dividend yield and gained 10.26% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $45.2 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 1.93. Buffett has $1.76 billion invested in USB shares.

  10. Moody’s Corp (MCO): Shares of MCO recently traded at $30.45 with a trailing price to earnings of 11.49 and a forward price to earnings of 11.58. MCO has a 1.84% dividend yield and gained 22.58% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $7 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 0. Buffett has $1.09 million invested in MCO shares.

  11. Washington Post Co (WPO): Shares of WPO recently traded at $326.97 with a trailing price to earnings of 12.35 and a forward price to earnings of 18.95. WPO has a 2.87% dividend yield and lost 17.2% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $2.6 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 0.15. Buffett has $724 million invested in WPO shares.

  12. M & T Bank Corp (MTB): Shares of MTB recently traded at $69.9 with a trailing price to earnings of 9.87 and a forward price to earnings of 9.52. MTB has a 4.01% dividend yield and lost 11.69% during the past 12 months. The stock has a market cap of $8.8 billion and a total debt/equity ratio of 0.83. Buffett has $472 million invested in MTB shares.

Source: Warren Buffett's 12 Largest Holdings