Last $128.63 USD
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berkshire hathaway inc-cl b (BRK/B) Snapshot

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$128.30
Previous Close
$128.45
Day High
$128.72
Day Low
$127.93
52 Week High
05/2/14 - $129.73
52 Week Low
02/5/14 - $108.12
Market Cap
317.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.7M
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Shares Outstanding
1.2B
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berkshire hathaway inc-cl b (BRK/B) Details

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. Through its subsidiaries, the firm primarily engages in the insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks business. Berkshire Hathaway was founded in 1889 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska.

302,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/14
Founded in 1889

berkshire hathaway inc-cl b (BRK/B) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $100.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

berkshire hathaway inc-cl b (BRK/B) Key Developments

Berkshire Hathaway To Partner With 3G

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) will partner with 3G Capital, Inc. for more transactions. Warren Buffett said, "I think 3G does a magnificent job of running businesses. We’re very likely to partner with them, perhaps on some things that are very large."

Berkshire Hathaway Seeks Acquisitions

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) is looking for possible acquisitions. Warren Buffett, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reiterated on May 3, 2014, that he would be willing to sell stock or even take on more debt if he needed more resources for a high-quality acquisition. He said, "If we see a really good $50 billion acquisition, we'll find a way to do it."

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter of 2014

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter of 2014. The company earned $4.71 billion, or $2,862 per Class A share, during the first three months of 2014. That's down from $4.89 billion, or $2,977 per Class A share, a year earlier. The company's revenue increased nearly 4% to $45.45 billion from $43.87 billion in the same period last year. The company said its insurance underwriting profits fell to $461 million from $901 million a year earlier because of a deferred charge related to some retroactive insurance policies. Operating earnings were $3,533 million or $2,149 per Class A equivalent share compared to $3,782 million or $2,302 per Class A equivalent share a year ago. At March 31, 2014, book value had increased by 2.6% since yearend 2013 to $138,426 per Class A equivalent share. Insurance float (the net liabilities the company assume under insurance contracts) at March 31, 2014 was approximately $78 billion.

 

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Price/Cash Flow 8.5x
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