According to a regulatory filing, Buffett on Wednesday donated another 2.4 million Class B shares in the conglomerate, worth about $759 million based on the closing price.
Buffett donated 1.5 million shares to the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation. Named after his deceased first wife, the foundation funds college scholarships for Nebraska students, according to its website.
Another 900,000 shares were divided equally among the charities run by Howard’s children, Susan and Peter: the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Sherwood Foundation and the Novo Foundation.
Since 2006, Buffett has donated more than half of his Berkshire stock, which was worth more than $46 billion at the time of the donations.
More than three-quarters of it went to the Gates Foundation, which remains one of the largest private charities in the world despite its founders’ divorce last year.
Berkshire and the Gates Foundation did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
After the recent donations, Buffett still owns 15.5% of Berkshire shares and controls 31.4% of the voting rights.
These two ratios increase when an Omaha, Nebraska company buys back its shares from other investors.
Buffett is still worth $110.2 billion, which puts him fifth in the world, according to Forbes.
Berkshire owns dozens of companies such as BNSF railroads and auto insurance Geico, and stocks such as Apple Inc, Bank of America Corp, and Occidental Petroleum Corp. Buffett has run the company since 1965.
According to the Buffett Family Foundations websites, the Howard G. Buffett Foundation works to alleviate hunger, mitigate conflict, and improve public safety around the world. The Sherwood Foundation supports Nebraska nonprofits; The Novo Foundation aims to support communities,