Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK-A), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) – Warren Buffett Moves Up The Top 10 Billionaires List As Berkshire Hathaway Hits All-Time Highs

Final 12 months noticed Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk climb up the Bloomberg Billionaires Index with the rising valuations for Tesla and SpaceX. Early into 2022, just one identify within the high 10 has a optimistic acquire in valuation.

What Occurred: Legendary investor and Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK-B) CEO Warren Buffett ranks eighth on the billionaires listing as of Friday.

With a web value of $116 billion, Buffett handed Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) co-founder Steve Ballmer final week, who now ranks ninth at $112 billion.

Yr-to-date, Buffett’s wealth is up $6.9 billion. Buffett is the one identify within the high 10 that has a optimistic acquire in 2022.

In 2021, Musk moved considerably larger on the listing and continues to rank first with a wealth of $263 billion, far outpacing second place Jeff Bezos, the founding father of Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN), at $188 billion.

Associated Hyperlink: Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Prints New All-Time Highs 

Why It’s Essential: Shares of Berkshire Hathaway hit new all-time highs on Friday. The A shares traded as excessive as $480,887.99 earlier than closing the week at $480,000.10.

Berkshire shares are up 7% within the final week and up 12% within the final month.

Whereas Berkshire Hathaway trailed the efficiency of many high-growth know-how shares through the years, the inventory has now trended again into favor.

Buyers are transitioning in direction of worth shares over excessive development names early in 2022. Berkshire Hathaway has lengthy been thought-about among the best worth shares round, holding possession of many insurance coverage and client manufacturers.

Berkshire Hathaway additionally holds a major stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares, giving it publicity to the excessive development know-how sector as nicely.

Buffett topped the billionaires listing beforehand, and will now climb his approach again up the listing if worth shares and Apple carry out nicely in 2022. Subsequent on the listing inside Buffett’s attain is Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG)(NASDAQ: GOOGL) co-founder Sergey Brin, who ranks seventh with a wealth of $118 billion. 

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