Berkshire Hathaway Inc
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  • Nov. 6, 2015, 4:34 PM
    • Q3 operating earnings of $4.551B or $2,769 per Class A share vs. $4.724B and $2,876 a year ago.
    • Investment earnings of $5.394B vs. a loss of $275M a year ago, thanks to an after-tax non-cash holding gain of $4.4B booked at the time of the merger of Kraft Foods and Heinz.
    • Book value per Class A share of $151,083 up 3.3% YTD. Today's close of $203,100 puts the stock at 1.34x book.
    • Previously: Berkshire Hathaway beats by $110.10 (Nov. 6)
    | Nov. 6, 2015, 4:34 PM
  • Nov. 6, 2015, 4:24 PM
    • Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B): Q3 EPS of $2769.00 beats by $110.10.
    | Nov. 6, 2015, 4:24 PM | 33 Comments
  • Aug. 7, 2015, 5:14 PM
    • Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B): Q2 operating profit per Class A share of $2,367 vs. $2,634 in Q214. Operating profit fell 10% Y/Y to $3.89B.
    • Net profit declined 37% Y/Y to $4.01B, or $2,442 per Class A share.
    • Book value per Class A share rose to $149,735 (+2.4% YTD)
    | Aug. 7, 2015, 5:14 PM
  • May 1, 2015, 5:41 PM
    • Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B): Q1 operating profit per Class A share of $2,583 beats by $210. Operating profit rose 20% Y/Y to $4.24B.
    • Net profit rose 10% Y/Y to $5.16B, or $3,143 per Class A share. Revenue rose 7% Y/Y to $48.6B.
    • Book value per Class A share rose to $146,963 from $146,186 at the end of Q4. Insurance float was $83.5B vs. $84B at the end of Q4.
    | May 1, 2015, 5:41 PM | 14 Comments
  • Mar. 2, 2015, 1:57 AM
    • Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B) Q4 net profit declined 16.7% to $4.16B, or $2,529 per class A share; Operating profit +5% to $3.96B, or $2,412 a share.
    • Full-year net profit +2% to $19.87B, or $12,092 a share; operating profit +9.3% to $16.55B, or $10,071 a share.
    • Berkshire's 2014 book value per share grew 8.3% after taxes to $146,186.  
    | Mar. 2, 2015, 1:57 AM | 4 Comments
  • Nov. 7, 2014, 5:27 PM
    • Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A): Q3 operating earnings per Class A share equivalent of $2876.
    • Revenues: $51.19B (+10%).
    | Nov. 7, 2014, 5:27 PM | 13 Comments
  • Aug. 1, 2014, 6:28 PM
    • Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B): Q2 operating earnings per Class A equivalent share of $2,634 (+10% Y/Y) beats by $149.
    • Net earnings per Class A equivalent share of $3,889 (+41% Y/Y).
    • Revenue of $49.76B (+11% Y/Y).
    • Book value per Class A equivalent share of $142,483 (+3% Q/Q).
    | Aug. 1, 2014, 6:28 PM | 38 Comments
  • May 2, 2014, 5:25 PM
    • Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A): Q1 operating earnings per Class A share equivalent of $2,149, misses by $22.
    • Revenues: $45.45B (+3.6%).
    • Book value per share: $138,426 (+2.6%).
    | May 2, 2014, 5:25 PM | 7 Comments
  • Mar. 2, 2014, 2:06 AM
    • Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A) Q4 net profit rose almost 10% to $4.99B, or $3,035 per class A share, helped by gains at the company's insurance units.
    • Operating profit +34% to $3.78B, or $2,297 a share.
    • Full-year net profit +31% to $19.48B, or $11,850 a share; operating profit +20% to $15.14B, or $9,211 a share.
    • Berkshire's 2013 book value per share, Warren Buffett's preferred measure of net worth, grew18.2% after taxes to $134,973.
    • From 2009-2013, book value increased 91%, while that of the S&P 28%; that's the first time that Buffett has failed in his goal of growing Berkshire's value faster than the S&P's over a five-year period.
    • Berkshire ended 2013 with $48.19B in of cash and equivalents, which gives the company plenty of money to make more big deals.
    • Berkshire's full annual report.
    | Mar. 2, 2014, 2:06 AM | 4 Comments
  • Nov. 1, 2013, 5:11 PM
    • Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A): Q3 operating earnings per Class A equivalent of $2,228, misses by $174.
    • Revenue of $46.54B. (10-Q)
    • Book value: $126,766 (+11%). (PR)
    | Nov. 1, 2013, 5:11 PM | 8 Comments
  • Aug. 2, 2013, 7:57 PM
    • Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) posts a solid Q2 as the company was helped by investment gains, and strong revenue growth across its businesses.
    • Operating profit at the company's non-insurance units rose 7.8% to $2.37B, as railroad Burlington Northern Santa Fe continued to post earnings growth.
    • Investment income from the insurance operations rose 7.1% to $1.14B.
    • The company also booked an investment gain of $322M, compared with a gain of $81M a year earlier, as the latest quarter included derivatives gains of $300M versus a loss of $693M a year ago.
    | Aug. 2, 2013, 7:57 PM
  • Aug. 2, 2013, 5:17 PM
    • Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A): Q2 operating earnings per Class A equivalent of $2,384, beats by $214.
    • Revenue of $44.69B, beats by $1.44B.
    • Net income +46% Y/Y. (PR)
    | Aug. 2, 2013, 5:17 PM | 3 Comments
  • Aug. 2, 2013, 5:13 PM
    • Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A): Q2 Operating EPS of $2384 vs. $2252 in 2Q12. (PR)
    | Aug. 2, 2013, 5:13 PM
  • May 3, 2013, 6:07 PM

    More on Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A) Q1: The increase in insurance underwriting profits is impressive, as the 10-Q shows net underwriting gains were almost 17 times higher than Q1 2012 ($901M versus $54M), with pre-tax underwriting more than doubling at GEICO. (Previous: I, II)

    | May 3, 2013, 6:07 PM
  • May 3, 2013, 5:32 PM
    More from Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A) 10-Q: Net income (which includes investment and derivatives results) of $4.89B ($2,977/share), up 50% Y/Y. As of March 31, book value up 5.5% Q/Q to $120,525/share; insurance float of about $73B. Berk-enstock begins tonight in Omaha, Neb.
    | May 3, 2013, 5:32 PM | 1 Comment
Company Description
Berkshire Hathaway Inc is a conglomerate holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of business activities, including property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, finance, manufacturing, service and retailing.