Why Berkshire Soured on Johnson & Johnson
Our health-care roundtable gathers The Motley Fool's top health-care analysts to discuss the sector's biggest stories in a free flowing and highly opinionated format.
In this portion of the video, the guys speculate on what Johnson & Johnson should be doing for shareholders, and why the company's lack of interest in share buybacks now might be a reason Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway walked away.
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