Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK'B:NYSE

Last Price$222.57NYSE Previous Close - Last Trade as of 6:30PM ET 12/11/19

Today's Change+1.31(0.59%)
Bid (Size)$222.58 (3)
Ask (Size)$222.98 (15)
Day Low / High$221.01 - 222.65
Volume3.5 M

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Tech Data Shares Surge on Sweetened $6 Billion Takeover Deal With Apollo Global
10:16AM ET 11/29/2019 MT Newswires

Tech Data (TECD) shares were surging on Friday after the technology products and services distributor agreed to a sweetened takeover offer from Apollo...

Market Chatter: Berkshire Hathaway Revealed as Rival Bidder for Tech Data With $140-Per-Share Offer
10:03AM ET 11/29/2019 MT Newswires

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) was the undisclosed competing bidder for Tech Data (TECD) with an offer of $140 per share, or roughly $5 billion,...

Berkshire Hathaway Class B's 2019 Estimate Raised but Q4, and 2020 Targets Decreased
4:06AM ET 11/23/2019 MT Newswires

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B's (NYSE:BRK.B, Recent Price: 217.96) consensus estimates for Q4 ending December 31, 2019, and the full year forecasts for...

Berkshire Hathaway Class B's Q4 and 2020, Estimates Increased but 2019 Earnings Forecast Decreased
3:56AM ET 11/22/2019 MT Newswires

Earnings Projections for Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B's (NYSE:BRK.B, Recent Price: 216.63) Q4 ending December 31, 2019, and the full year expectations...

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$221.21
Previous Close$221.26
52 Week Range$186.10 - 223.37
Market Capitalization$307.9 B
Shares Outstanding1.4 B
IndustryMulti-Line Insurance
Next Earnings Announcement02/28/2020

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View all fundamentalsFundamentals

Price / Earnings20.14
Earnings per Share$9.39
Beta vs. S&P 500N/A
Revenue$247.8 B
Net Profit Margin10.62%
Return on Equity7.18%

Analyst Ratings as of 05/18/2019

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