Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK'B:NYSE

Last Price$209.38NYSE Closing Price as of 6:30PM ET 10/15/19
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Today's Change+1.47(0.71%)
Bid (Size)$209.16 (5)
Ask (Size)$209.59 (1)
Day Low / High$207.57 - 210.15
Volume3.1 M

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Sector Update: Financial Stocks Ending Near Session Highs
3:41PM ET 10/15/2019 MT Newswires

Top Financial Stocks JPM +3.15% BAC +2.61% WFC +2.25% C +2.11% USB +1.30% Financial stocks continued to add to their prior gains in afternoon trading, with...

Sector Update: Financial
3:27PM ET 10/15/2019 MT Newswires

Financial stocks continued to add to their prior gains in afternoon trading, with the NYSE Financial Index climbing over 1.2% while the shares of financial...

Wedgewood Partners Exits Berkshire Hathaway; Criticizes Buffett for Missed Opportunities
2:07PM ET 10/15/2019 MT Newswires

Investor Wedgewood Partners said in the firm's Q3 client letter that it has sold its stake in Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) after decades of being...

Market Chatter: Bank of America Climbs After Berkshire Hathaway Asks for Permission to Exceed Investment Limit
1:33PM ET 10/15/2019 MT Newswires

Bank of America (BAC) rose 3% on Tuesday after Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A,BRK.B) sought approval to potentially boost its stake above 10% in the banking...

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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$207.73
Previous Close$207.91
52 Week Range$186.10 - 223.59
Market Capitalization$286.5 B
Shares Outstanding1.4 B
IndustryMulti-Line Insurance
Next Earnings Announcement11/01/2019

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Price / Earnings17.70
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 05/18/2019

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