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20 Stocks Buffett, Ray Dalio, Bill Ackman And Other Closely Watched Billionaires Own

From Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates to Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Daniel Loeb, Carl Icahn, Lawrence Robbins, and David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital, here are 20 stocks closely watched billionaires own.

Many of these billionaires made fortunes based on their stock-picking ability, so it seems like a good place to get investment ideas. To be perfectly clear, I don’t suggest buying any stock simply because a billionaire does.

Here are 20 stocks closely watched billionaires own:

Billionaire investor: Daniel Loeb (Third Point)
Company: Baxter International
Market value: $39.7 billion
Percent of holdings: 28.3%

Billionaire investor: Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway)
Company: Apple
Market value: $939.5 billion
Percent of holdings: 21.5%

Billionaire investor: David Einhorn (Greenlight Capital)
Company: General Motors
Market value: $55.9 billion
Percent of holdings: 28.9%

Billionaire investor: Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb/Sequoia
Company: Alphabet (Google)
Market value: $854.5 billion
Percent of holdings: 18.7%

Billionaire investor: Ray Dalio (Bridgewater Associates)
Company: Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF
Market value: $87.0 billion
Percent of holdings: 17.7%

Billionaire investor: Brian Higgins and Francis Biondi Jr. (King Street Capital Management)
Company: Allergan
Market value: $48.0 billion
Percent of holdings: 14.6%

Billionaire investor: Joshua Friedman and Mitchell Julis (Canyon Capital Advisors)
Company: VICI Properties
Market value: $8.9 billion
Percent of holdings: 14.2%

Billionaire investor: Bill Ackman (Pershing Square Capital)
Company: Chipotle Mexican Grill
Market value: $19.6 billion
Percent of holdings: 14.1%

Billionaire investor: Suvretta Capital Management
Company: Adobe
Market value: $132.4 billion
Percent of holdings: 13.2%

Billionaire investor: Daniel Loeb (Third Point)
Company: Campbell Soup
Market value: $11.9 billion
Percent of holdings: 10.6%

Billionaire investor: Carl Icahn
Company: CVR Energy
Market value: $4.3 billion
Percent of holdings: 10.5%

Billionaire investor: Bill Ackman (Pershing Square Capital)
Company: United Technologies
Market value: $166.7 billion
Percent of holdings: 10.0%

Billionaire investor: Carl Icahn
Company: Herbalife
Market value: $7.3 billion
Percent of holdings: 8.9%

Billionaire investor: John Paulson (Paulson & Co.)
Company: Bausch Health Companies
Market value: $8.5 billion
Percent of holdings: 8.6%

Billionaire investor: DSM Capital Partners
Company: Visa Inc.
Market value: $352.0 billion
Percent of holdings: 8.3%

Billionaire investor: Bill Gates and Melinda Gates (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation)
Company: Waste Management, Inc.
Market value: $44.4 billion
Percent of holdings: 7.6%

Billionaire investor: Andreas Halvorsen (Viking Global Investors)
Company: Alibaba
Market value: $481.6 billion
Percent of holdings: 7.5%

Billionaire investor: Chase Coleman, III (Tiger Global Management)
Company: Fiat Chrysler
Market value: $25.3 billion
Percent of holdings: 7.8%

Billionaire investor: Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
Company: Vistra Energy
Market value: $12.6 billion
Percent of holdings: 6.9%

Billionaire investor: Lawrence Robbins of Glenview Capital Management
Company: CVS Health
Market value: $69.9 billion
Percent of holdings: 5.3%

Billionaire investor: Philippe Laffont of Coatue Management.
Company: Activision Blizzard
Market value: $34.4 billion
Percent of holdings: 5.0%

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