Buffett's Latest Buy: Too Rich?

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The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion, in which host Chris Hill, and analysts James Early, Jason Moser, and Tim Hanson discuss the biggest investing stories of the week.

Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital are buying H.J. Heinz for $23 billion in cash. Warren Buffett paid a 19% premium. Did he overpay? In this installment of Motley Fool Money, our analysts debate the Heinz deal.


Warren Buffett's long track record of success has made him one of the best investors of all time. With the Buffett at the helm, Berkshire Hathaway has grown book value per share at a compounded annual rate of 19.8% for nearly 50 years! Despite an incredible historical track record, investors have to understand the key issues to watch moving forward. To help investors, the Fool's resident Berkshire Hathaway expert Joe Magyer has created this premium research report on the company. Inside, you'll receive ongoing updates as key news hits, as well as reasons to both buy and sell the stock. Claim a copy by clicking here now.

The relevant video segment can be found between 0:22 and 2:48.

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James Early has no position in any stocks mentioned. Tim Hanson has no position in any stocks mentioned. Chris Hill has no position in any stocks mentioned. Jason Moser owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. The Motley Fool recommends Berkshire Hathaway and H.J. Heinz Company. The Motley Fool owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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