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Berkshire Hathaway's Verisign Stake

Warren Buffett acquired 12.8 Million Verisign shares worth $2.12 Billion. That's 0.7% of their equity portfolio (16th largest holding). The investor owns 11.75% of the outstanding Verisign stock. Warren Buffett started to build up the position in Verisign in Q4 2012 and continued to invest until Q2 2014. Since then they sold 169 Thousand shares. The stake costed the investor $578 Million, netting the investor a gain of 266% so far.

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Sold 1.1% shares (-137 Thousand shares) Q1 2020
Avg closing price $196.62
Price range $151.17 - $216.94
Sold 0.2% shares (-32.3 Thousand shares) Apr 29, 2016
Avg closing price $86.40
Price range $86.40 - $86.40
Increased shares by 11.1% (+1.3 Million shares) Q2 2014
Avg closing price $49.84
Price range $47.01 - $53.95
Increased shares by 6.6% (+724 Thousand shares) Q1 2014
Avg closing price $56.60
Price range $51.68 - $62.61
Increased shares by 0.6% (+64.1 Thousand shares) Q3 2013
Avg closing price $48.23
Price range $44.91 - $51.90
Increased shares by 33.3% (+2.72 Million shares) Q2 2013
Avg closing price $46.33
Price range $43.59 - $49.27
Increased shares by 121.8% (+4.49 Million shares) Q1 2013
Avg closing price $43.93
Price range $38.00 - $47.27
New holding (+3.69 Million shares) Q4 2012
Avg closing price $41.62
Price range $34.15 - $49.50

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