Bill Gates Insider Profile

Bill Gates, Director at Microsoft, holds 31.19M shares in Ecolab (Ticker: ECL), holds 206.99M shares in Microsoft (Ticker: MSFT), holds 0.00 shares in Berkshire Hathaway A (Ticker: BRK.A). Most recently, Bill Gates Bought ― shares of Ecolab on Aug 23, 2022 for an estimated value of 10.05M.
Bill Gates

Bill Gates
Microsoft (MSFT)

Ranked #96,245 out of 102,868 Corporate Insiders

Profitable Transactions

18 out of 53 Profitable Transactions

Average Return

Average return per transaction
Time Frame
1 Year
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Insider Holdings

A breakdown of Bill Gates's holdings

Insider Roles

Ten Percent Owner
Berkshire Hathaway A
Roles that Bill Gates holds in companies

Most Profitable Insider Trade

Rating:Informative Buy
Date:Aug 25, 2011 - Aug 25, 2012
The most profitable trade made by Bill Gates

Bill Gates's Trading History

Company Name
Last Transaction Date
Insider Position
Last Transaction
Last Transaction Amount
Holding Value
May 05, 2017
Uninformative Sell
Aug 23, 2022
Ten Percent Owner
Informative Buy
Berkshire Hathaway A
List of latest transactions for each holding click on a transaction to see Bill Gates's performance on stock

Bill Gates insider profile FAQ

What is the percentage of profitable transactions made by Bill Gates?
The percentage of profitable transactions made by Bill Gates is 34%.
    What is the average return per transaction made by Bill Gates?
    The average return per transaction made by Bill Gates is -12.60%.
      What stocks does Bill Gates hold?
      Bill Gates holds: MSFT, ECL, BRK.A stocks.
        What was Bill Gates’s latest transaction?
        Bill Gates latest transaction was an Informative Buy of $10.05M.
          What was Bill Gates's most profitable transaction?
          Bill Gates’s most profitable transaction was an Informative Buy of ECL stock on August 25, 2011. The return on the trade was 35.40%.
            What is Bill Gates's role in Microsoft?
            Bill Gates's role in Microsoft is Director.
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