On Friday, Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway announced that it has lost $2 billion on its IBM investment. That’s 15% of the more than $13 billion worth of IBM’s stock that Berkshire has purchased over the past four-plus years.
IBM continues to be profitable and generate significant cash flows,” Berkshire said. “We currently have no intention of disposing of our investment in IBM common stock. We expect that the fair value of our investment in IBM common stock will recover and ultimately exceed our cost.”