Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now


(0:45) – Should You Be Following Warren Buffett’s Trades?(4:30) – Breaking Down Berkshire Hathaway’s Current Portfolio Positions(20:10) – Episode Roundup: RH, CVX, PXD, FANG, GM, KR, OGNPodcast@Zacks.com

Welcome to Episode #250 of the Value Investor Podcast.

Every week, Tracey Ryniec, the editor of Zacks Value Investor portfolio, shares some of her top value investing tips and stock picks.

This week, she takes a closer look at Berkshire Hathaway’s second quarter stock moves.

Berkshire Hathaway sold shares in a bunch of positions but also added to 3 older positions and added one new stock in the quarter.

There were no dramatic moves.

However, some of the stock sales were a bit perplexing if you’re a fan of Warren Buffett and his investing strategies.

The Best Time to Sell is Never


Buffett is famous for buying stocks and holding them for long periods of time. In some cases, he has held a stock for decades.

But in the second quarter of 2021, Berkshire Hathaway sold a stake in two positions that it had only first entered into the year before, in 2020.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.(KNSL)

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc., a specialty insurance company, provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. Its commercial lines offerings include construction, small business, excess and general casualty, commercial property, allied health, life sciences, energy, environmental, health care, inland marine, public entity, and commercial insurance, as well as product, professional, and management liability insurance. The company markets and sells its insurance products in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands primarily through a network of independent insurance brokers. Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: “Kinsale Capital Group Inc (KNSL) CEO Michael P. Kehoe Sells 10,000 Shares of Stock” was reported by Ticker Report and is owned by of Ticker Report. If you are reading this piece on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US & international trademark and copyright laws. The original version of this piece can be read at www.tickerreport.com/banking-finance/4197972/kinsale-capital-group-inc-knsl-ceo-michael-p-kehoe-sells-10000-shares-of-stock.html.

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribers]

    Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.  (NASDAQ:KNSL)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 22, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
    Prepared Remarks:

    Operator

  • [By Max Byerly]

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  • [By Max Byerly]

    Kinsale Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:KNSL) Chairman Robert Lippincott III sold 6,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $59.04, for a total value of $354,240.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 10,017 shares in the company, valued at approximately $591,403.68. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: Golden Nugget Online Gaming, In(GNOG)


Golden Nugget Online Gaming, Inc. operates as an online gaming and digital sports entertainment company. It offers patrons to play their favorite casino games and bet on live-action sports events in New Jersey and Michigan. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Dana Blankenhorn]

    The latest deal is the all-stock purchase of Golden Nugget Online Gaming (NASDAQ:GNOG), another SPAC I wrote about last December. (Not favorably.) As DraftKings is following online sports betting state-by-state, Golden Nugget is doing the same with online casino gambling.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: Baytex Energy Corp(BTE)


Baytex Energy Corp. (Baytex), incorporated on October 22, 2010, is engaged in the business of acquiring, developing, exploiting and holding interests in petroleum and natural gas properties and related assets in Canada (Alberta and Saskatchewan) and in the United States (Texas). The Company’s crude oil and natural gas operations are organized into three business units: Lloydminster, Central and United States. Each business unit has a portfolio of mineral leases, operated and non-operated properties and development prospects. The Company’s subsidiaries include Baytex Energy Ltd. and Baytex Energy USA, Inc. Baytex Energy Ltd. is engaged in the business of oil and natural gas exploration, exploitation, development, acquisition and production in Canada. Baytex Energy USA, Inc. is engaged in the business of oil and natural gas exploration, exploitation, development, acquisition and production in the United States. It holds all of the operating assets in the United States.


Lloydminster Business Unit

The Lloydminster Business Unit’s heavy oil operations include primary and thermal production. Production is generated from vertical, directional/slant and horizontal wells using progressive cavity pumps capable of handling large volumes of heavy oil combined with gas, water and sand. The oil is delivered to markets in Canada and the United States through pipelines, tanker trucks or railways. Its production in the Lloydminster Business Unit averaged approximately 14,400 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), which consists of over 12,250 barrels per day (bbl/d) of heavy oil; approximately 1,850 bbl/d of bitumen, and over 1,720 thousand cubic feet per day (Mcf/d) of natural gas. Baytex has drilled approximately 30 (over 18.4 net) wells in the Lloydminster Business Unit resulting in approximately 30 (over 17.4 net) oil wells and a stratigraphic and service well. Its net undeveloped lands in the Lloydminster Business Unit totaled approximately 230,350 acres.


The properties within the Lloydminster Business Unit include Cold Lake/Ardmore, Alberta; Carruthers, Saskatchewan; Celtic, Saskatchewan; Kerrobert/Hoosier, Saskatchewan, and Tangleflags, Saskatchewan. Baytex has working interest in approximately 50 sections of undeveloped oil sands leases in the Angling Lake (Cold Lake) area of northern Alberta. Average production from the primary is approximately 960 bbl/d of heavy oil and over 440 Mcf/d of natural gas (approximately 1,030 boe/d). Baytex has over 26,240 net undeveloped acres in this area. The Carruthers property consists of separate North and South oil pools in the Cummings formation. The Company has drilled approximately four horizontal wells (including over three multi-laterals) and a service well. Average production is approximately 2,710 bbl/d of heavy oil and over 170 Mcf/d of natural gas (approximately 2,735 boe/d). Baytex has over 9,800 net undeveloped acres in this area. Baytex has drilled approximately two oil wells in this Celtic, Saskatchewan. Average production is approximately 1,890 bbl/d of heavy oil. Baytex has over 7,660 net undeveloped acres in this area.


The production from the cold primary and thermal assets averaged approximately 1,040 bbl/d of heavy oil; over 1,680 bbl/d of bitumen, approximately 10 bbl/d of light oil and natural gas liquids (NGL), and over 30 Mcf/d of natural gas (2,748 boe/d). Baytex has approximately 19,210 net undeveloped acres in this area. Baytex has drilled over nine horizontal oil wells. Average production is approximately 2,620 bbl/d of heavy oil and over 634 Mcf/d of natural gas (approximately 2,730 boe/d). Baytex has over 6,300 net undeveloped acres in this area.

Central Business Unit


The Central Business Unit produces light and heavy gravity crude oil, bitumen, natural gas and natural gas liquids from various fields, primarily in northern, southeast and central Alberta. The production from this business unit averaged approximately 30,290 boe/d, which consists of over 20,350 bbl/d of heavy oil; approximately 520 bbl/d of bitumen; over 2,880 bbl/d of light oil and NGL, and approximately 39,190 Mcf/d of natural gas. Baytex has drilled approximately 10 wells in the Central Business Unit resulting in over six oil wells, approximately two natural gas wells and over five stratigraphic/service wells. Its net undeveloped lands in this business unit totaled approximately 425,340 acres. The properties within the Central Business Unit include Peace River, Alberta and Pembina, Alberta.


Baytex holds approximately 340 net sections of oil sands leases in the Peace River area, which includes the legacy Seal area and the Reno area. The production from the Peace River area averaged over 20,350 bbl/d of heavy oil; approximately 520 bbl/d of bitumen, and over 5,760 Mcf/d of natural gas (approximately 21,830 boe/d). Baytex has drilled over six cold horizontal production wells and approximately five stratigraphic test wells in the Peace River area. Baytex has over 180,200 net undeveloped acres of oil sands leases in this area.

The Pembina property’s production is from the Cretaceous and Jurassic age formations, including the Cardium, Notikewin, Falher, Ellerslie, Glauconite, Rock Creek and Nordegg. The majority of Baytex’s oil production in this area is treated at a Baytex-operated oil battery with the remaining production treated at third-party operated oil batteries. Natural gas production is delivered to a combination of over four mid-stream gas processing facilities and approximately three producer-operated gas processing facilities. Baytex owns a working interest in a of the midstream-operated gas processing facilities. Production from this area is averaged over 1,360 bbl/d of light oil and NGL, and approximately 24,680 Mcf/d of natural gas (over 5,480 boe/d). Baytex participates in the drilling of approximately two wells in this area, resulting in over two natural gas wells. Baytex has approximately 35,450 net undeveloped acres in this area.


United States Business Unit

Baytex has an interest in approximately 80,200 (over 22,200 net) acres in the Sugarkane area located in South Texas in the core of the liquids-rich Eagle Ford shale through its Aurora. The assets include both operated and non-operated assets. The non-operated assets include working interests in approximately 80,100 (over 20,200 net) acres within the Eagle Ford, comprising over four areas of mutual interest (Sugarloaf, Longhorn, Ipanema and Excelsior), together with interests in wells, field infrastructure and related assets. The operated assets include working interest in approximately 2,800 acres consists of over two separate blocks (Heard Ranch and Axle Tree Ranch) located in the Eagle Ford shale trend. Additional leasehold held in East Texas (approximately 10,020 gross/9,751 net acres) and New Mexico (over 13,810 gross/net acres). The production from the United States Business Unit averaged approximately 31,480 bbl/d of tight oil and NGL and over 50,850 Mcf/d of shale gas (approximately 39,960 boe/d). Baytex has participated in the drilling of over 190 (approximately 50.2 net) wells in the Sugarkane area, resulting in over 70 (16.7 net) oil wells; approximately 120 (over 32.6 net) natural gas wells, a stratigraphic and service well and over two dry and abandoned wells.


Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Matthew DiLallo]

    Shares of Baytex Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTE) took off on Monday, rallying more than 10% by 3:30 p.m. EDT. Fueling the Canadian oil producer’s rally was a big uptick in crude prices.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    BitSerial (CURRENCY:BTE) traded 16.5% lower against the U.S. dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 18:00 PM Eastern on September 7th. One BitSerial token can currently be bought for $0.0030 or 0.00000046 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges. BitSerial has a total market cap of $0.00 and $73.00 worth of BitSerial was traded on exchanges in the last day. Over the last seven days, BitSerial has traded 8.3% lower against the U.S. dollar.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: Las Vegas Sands Corp.(LVS)


Las Vegas Sands Corp. (“LVSC,” or together with its subsidiaries “we” or the “Company”) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading global developer of destination properties (integrated resorts) that feature premium accommodations, world-class gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants and other amenities. We currently own and operate integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. We believe that our geographic diversity, best-in-class properties and convention-based business model provide us with the best platform in the hospitality and gaming industry to continue generating substantial cash flow while simultaneously pursuing new development opportunities. Our unique convention-based marketing strategy allows us to attract business travelers during the slower mid-week periods while leisure travelers occupy our properties during the weekends.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Travis Hoium (tmfflushdraw)]

    The impact was swift on the stock market. Shares of Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) fell as much as 13.8%, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) dropped 13.9%, and Melco Resorts & Entertainment (NASDAQ:MLCO) was off 9.1% at one point. The stocks are down 11%, 10.4%, and 6.4% at 3:15 p.m. EDT. The drop has even swept up MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), which fell as much as 5.5% today. 

  • [By ]

    The REIT is expanding its portfolio, and in March, agreed to buy the Venetian Resort Complex from Las Vegas Sands (LVS), which includes three hotel towers, the Sands Expo Center and roughly 225,000 square feet of gaming space.  

  • [By ]

    The casino REIT has been on an acquisition tear in the COVID-19 era, most recently scooping up MGM Growth Properties (MGP) for $17.2 billion. The move followed VICI's March purchase of the Venetian Resort Las Vegas from Las Vegas Sands (LVS) for $4 billion.

  • [By Chris Lau]

    Chevrolet’s Bold next year is likewise getting good reviews from critics. Strong EV sales will lead to GM raising next year’s forecasts.

    Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Source: Andy Borysowski / Shutterstock.com


    Casino stocks slumped over the past few months, with Las Vegas Sands leading the decliners. As tourism recovers, people will visit casinos and stay at Las Vegas Sands’s resorts.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: Aerohive Networks, Inc.(HIVE)

Aerohive Networks, Inc. and together with its subsidiaries (“Aerohive Networks,” “Aerohive,” “Company,” “we,” “us,” and “our”) has designed and developed a leading cloud networking and enterprise Wi-Fi solution that enables our customers to use the power of Wi-Fi, cloud, analytics and applications to transform how they serve their customers. Our products include Wi-Fi access points, routers and switches required to build an edge-access network; a cloud services platform for centralized management, data collection and analytics; and applications that leverage the network to provide additional capabilities to the business and IT organization. Together, these products, service platforms and applications create a simple, scalable, and secure solution to deliver a better connected experience. Customers around the world, from Fortune 500 businesses to small schools, have chosen our products.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By ]

    Our Biggest Loser… And A Bunch Of Big Wins
    Our biggest loser was back in January when we closed out of small communications equipment firm Aerohive Networks (Nasdaq: HIVE). On January 17, the company made a statement about its upcoming fourth-quarter earnings release, warning that revenue would likely be near the lower end of its guidance range. Investors didn’t take kindly to the news and sent shares tumbling by roughly 30%… well below our 15% trailing stop-loss. We ended up closing out with a 35% loss on the trade.

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Aerohive Networks (NYSE:HIVE) are both aerospace companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Aerohive Networks Inc (NYSE:HIVE) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 573,420 shares, a drop of 35.3% from the May 31st total of 885,671 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 381,201 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Approximately 1.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Best Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: Black Hills Corporation(BKH)


Black Hills Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified energy company in the United States. The companyÂ’s Electric Utilities segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity to approximately 207,200 electric customers in South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, and Montana; and distributes natural gas to approximately 44,200 gas utility customers in Cheyenne, Wyoming. This segment owns 841 megawatts of generation capacity and 8,703 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines. Its Gas Utilities segment distributes natural gas to approximately 547,300 natural gas utility customers in Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas. This segment owns 645 miles of intrastate gas transmission pipelines and 19,494 miles of gas distribution mains and service lines. The companyÂ’s Power Generation segment produces electric power and sells the electric capacity and energy primarily to its utilities under long-term contracts. Its Coal Mining segment produces coal at its coal mine located near Gillette, Wyoming and sells the coal to electric generation facilities. The companyÂ’s Oil and Gas segment explores, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas primarily in the Rocky Mountain region. This segmentÂ’s principal assets include the operating interests in the properties in the San Juan basin, the Powder River basin, and the Piceance basin; and non-operated interests in wells located in various states. As of December 31, 2015, it had total reserves of approximately 105 billion cubic feet equivalent of natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. Black Hills Corporation also provides appliance repair services to approximately 64,000 residential customers; and constructs gas infrastructure facilities and electrical systems for gas transportation and electric utilities customers. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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