Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK'B:NYSE

Last Price$178.34NYSE Previous Close - Last Trade as of 6:30PM ET 4/03/20

Today's Change-1.39(0.77%)
Bid (Size)$177.65 (2)
Ask (Size)$178.29 (5)
Day Low / High$175.44 - 180.22
Volume6.6 M

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Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Exits Hedge Positions, Generates $2.6 Billion for Funds
9:43AM ET 3/25/2020 MT Newswires

Pershing Square Capital has exited its hedge positions, generating about $2.6 billion for its funds versus premiums and commissions of about $27 million,...

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to Hold Annual Meeting Without Investors as COVID-19 Crowd-Gathering Bans Grow
9:34AM ET 3/13/2020 MT Newswires

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B), Warren Buffett's conglomerate with holdings that stretch from media to insurance and a railway, will hold its annual...

Market Chatter: Berkshire Hathaway Reportedly Withdraws Planned $4 Billion Investment in Saguenay LNG Project in Canada
12:33PM ET 3/05/2020 MT Newswires

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A,BRK.B) is said to have withdrawn from its planned $4 billion investment into a liquefied natural gas plant by...

Berkshire Hathaway Says Not an IRB Brasil Investor
5:20AM ET 3/04/2020 MT Newswires

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) denied it has any investments in reinsurance company IRB Brasil as claimed in the Brazilian press. In a...

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Berkshire Hathaway Q1 2020 Earnings And Book Value Estimates
10:52AM ET 4/02/2020 Seeking Alpha

Air Canada: COVID-19 And Beyond
5:40PM ET 3/30/2020 Seeking Alpha

Lessons From The Pandemic And Thoughts On Berkshire Hathaway
2:20PM ET 3/30/2020 Seeking Alpha

Berkshire Hathaway Shares Declining To Book Value
7:00AM ET 3/27/2020 Seeking Alpha

Company Profile

Business DescriptionBerkshire Hathaway, Inc. provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing, and services. It operates through following segments: GEICO, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (BNSF), Berkshire Hathaway Energy, McLane Company, Manufacturing, and Service and Retailing. The GEICO segments involves in underwriting private passenger automobile insurance mainly by direct response methods. The Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group segment consists of underwriting excess-of-loss and quota-share and facultative reinsurance worldwide. The Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group segment comprises of underwriting multiple lines of property and casualty insurance policies for primarily commercial accounts. 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 real estate brokerage activities. 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 provides fractional aircraft ownership programs, aviation pilot training, electronic components distribution, and various retailing businesses, including automobile dealerships, and trailer 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
Chief Accounting Officer & Vice PresidentDaniel J. Jaksich

Company Highlights

Price Open$178.59
Previous Close$179.73
52 Week Range$159.50 - 231.61
Market Capitalization$246.5 B
Shares Outstanding1.4 B
IndustryMulti-Line Insurance
Next Earnings Announcement05/01/2020

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Price / Earnings5.37
Earnings per Share$12.88
Beta vs. S&P 500N/A
Revenue$247.8 B
Net Profit Margin31.98%
Return on Equity20.69%

Analyst Ratings as of 02/24/2020

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