11 Stocks Warren Buffett Owns That You Should Buy Now, Too

Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft Corp., participates in a newspaper toss event at the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., on Saturday, May 5, 2012. Buffett will take questions from analysts, journalists and investors today at the meeting, a forum he uses to opine on the economy and capital deployment. The funds available to Buffett increased in the first quarter as his insurance units were spared losses on natural disasters. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Bill Gates
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Now that stocks have started to sell off and interest rates have begun to rise, many investors are again looking for great stocks at bargain prices, and those in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) portfolio are a great place to start your search for long-term value.

24/7 Wall St. pulled out the "cheapest" stocks from Berkshire's stock holdings to see where the best opportunities are for long-term investors today. Buffett is of course a value investor who seeks growth at a reasonable price, and he generally prefers companies that pay a dividend.

Their screens focused primarily on stocks that had the most upside to the Thomson Reuters consensus price targets from Wall Street, but looked at at other valuation metrics as well.

What is amazing is the many companies in the Berkshire portfolio that are trading near what the analyst community would call fair value. But Investors should remember that Buffett himself is less interested in how Wall Street values stocks in the short term. He puts his money into solid companies that he knows will remain attractive through good times and bad.

Here are their picks:

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