Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK'B:NYSE

Last Price$199.72NYSE Previous Close - Last Trade as of 4:02PM ET 8/16/19

Today's Change0(0.00%)
Bid (Size)$199.80 (6)
Ask (Size)$200.03 (1)
Day Low / HighN/A - N/A
Volume4.8 M

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Berkshire Hathaway Class B's Q3 and 2019 Estimates Targeted Higher but 2020 Earnings Number Reduced
11:46PM ET 8/14/2019 MT Newswires

Consensus estimates for Q3 ending September 30, 2019, and the full year forecasts for 2019 and 2020 for the years ending on December 31 for Berkshire...

Berkshire Hathaway Shares Bought by Ackman in Q2
8:25PM ET 8/14/2019 MT Newswires

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) shares were bought by Bill Ackman Pershing Square Capital Management in Q2. The fund bought 3.5 million B shares as a new... Stake Raised by Berkshire Hathaway in Q2
5:03PM ET 8/14/2019 MT Newswires (AMZN) dipped although Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B, BRK.B) increased its stake by 11% in the online retail giant during Q2....

Q3 Consensus Forecast for Berkshire Hathaway Class B's Earnings Edge Up
11:36PM ET 8/05/2019 MT Newswires

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B's September 30, 2019, forecasted quarterly earnings estimate (NYSE:BRK.B, Recent Price: 197.73) has been raised. This new...

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Company Profile

Business DescriptionBerkshire Hathaway, Inc. is engaged in the provision of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing, and services. It operates through following segments: GEICO, General Re, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, McLane Company, Manufacturing, Service and Retailing, and Finance and Financial products. The GEICO segments involves in underwriting private passenger automobile insurance mainly by direct response methods. The General Re offers underwriting excess-of-loss, quota-share, and facultative reinsurance. The Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group segment consists of underwriting excess-of-loss and quota-share reinsurance for insurers and reinsurers. The Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group segment comprises of underwriting multiple lines of property and casualty insurance policies. The BNSF segment operates railroad systems in North America. The Berkshire Hathaway Energy segments deals with regulated electric and gas utility, including power generation and distribution activities, and domestic real estate brokerage and brokerage franchisor. The McLane Company segment offers wholesale distribution of groceries and non-food items. The Manufacturing segment includes industrial and end-user products, building products, and apparel. The Service and Retailing segment involves providing fractional aircraft ownership programs, aviation pilot training, electronic components distribution, and retailing. The Finance and Financial Products segment includes manufactured housing and consumer financing; transportation equipment, manufacturing and leasing; and furniture leasing. The company was founded by Oliver Chace in 1839 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE. View company web site for more details
Address3555 Farnam Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68131
Number of Employees389,000
Chairman & Chief Executive OfficerWarren Edward Buffett
Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice PresidentMarc D. Hamburg
Executive Vice President & Head-Mortgage BankingHilary Provinse
Vice President & ControllerDaniel J. Jaksich

Company Highlights

Price Open$200.50
Previous Close$198.31
52 Week Range$186.10 - 224.07
Market Capitalization$273.3 B
Shares Outstanding1.4 B
IndustryMulti-Line Insurance
Next Earnings Announcement11/01/2019

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Price / Earnings16.98
Earnings per Share$9.13
Beta vs. S&P 500N/A
Revenue$247.8 B
Net Profit Margin11.49%
Return on Equity7.83%

Analyst Ratings as of 08/09/2019

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