Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in various business activities. The Company's segments include Insurance, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Manufacturing, Service and Retailing, Finance and financial products. Berkshire Hathaway principal operations are insurance business conducted nationwide on a primary basis and worldwide on a reinsurance basis. It is also engaged in a freight rail transportation business and a group of utility and energy generation and distribution businesses.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Omaha, US
Founded
1839
Size (employees)
367,700 (est)+12%
Berkshire Hathaway was founded in 1839 and is headquartered in Omaha, US

Key People at Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

President & CEO
Sue Decker

Sue Decker

Director
Scott Forbes

Scott Forbes

Director

Berkshire Hathaway Office Locations

Berkshire Hathaway has offices in Omaha, Bellevue, Birmingham, San Diego and in 20 other locations
Omaha, US (HQ)
3555 Farnam St
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Berkshire Hathaway Data and Metrics

Berkshire Hathaway Financial Metrics

Berkshire Hathaway's revenue was reported to be $65.2 b in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

65.2 b

Net income (Q1, 2017)

4.1 b

Market capitalization (20-Jul-2017)

423.6 b

Closing share price (20-Jul-2017)

257.5 k

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

26 b
Berkshire Hathaway's current market capitalization is $423.6 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

182.2 b194.7 b210.8 b223.6 b

Revenue growth, %

7%8%6%

General and administrative expense

11.9 b12.2 b13.7 b16.5 b

Operating expense total

153.4 b166.6 b175.9 b190.9 b

Interest expense

426 m419 m3.5 b3.5 b

Pre tax profit

28.8 b28.1 b34.9 b33.7 b

Income tax expense

9 b7.9 b10.5 b9.2 b

Net Income

19.8 b20.2 b24.4 b24.4 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

49.8 b51.2 b48.6 b51.4 b59 b52.4 b54.5 b59.1 b65.2 b

General and administrative expense

3 b3 b3.1 b3.4 b3.7 b3.7 b4.1 b4 b4.1 b

Operating expense total

3 b3 b3.1 b3.4 b3.7 b3.7 b4.1 b4 b4.1 b

Interest expense

116 m109 m144 m217 m88 m387 m28 m259 m270 m

Pre tax profit

8.9 b6.8 b7.6 b5.8 b14.1 b6.5 b7.4 b10.5 b5.7 b

Income tax expense

2.5 b2 b2.4 b1.7 b4.5 b799 m2.3 b3.2 b1.5 b

Net Income

11.2 b16 b5.2 b9.3 b18.9 b5.7 b10.7 b18.1 b4.1 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

48.2 b63.3 b71.7 b28 b

Inventories

9.9 b10.2 b11.9 b15.7 b

Goodwill

57 b60.7 b62.7 b79.5 b

Total Assets

485 b526 b552 b620.9 b

Accounts Payable

23.3 m

Total Liabilities

334.5 b

Common Stock

8 m8 m8 m8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

35.5 b35.6 b35.6 b35.7 b

Retained Earnings

144 b164 b188 b211.8 b

Total Equity

224 b243 b259 b286.4 b

Financial Leverage

2.2 x2.2 x2.1 x2.2 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

55.5 b62.4 b63.7 b66.6 b66.3 b58.3 b72.7 b84.8 b26 b

Inventories

10.2 b10.2 b11.7 b12.1 b12 b15.8 b15.7 b15.8 b16.1 b

Goodwill

58.8 b58.7 b62.9 b62.8 b62.7 b79.1 b79.2 b79.4 b80 b

Total Assets

504 b517 b531 b541 b545 b586 b593 b604 b654 b

Common Stock

8 m8 m8 m8 m8 m8 m8 m8 m8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

35.5 b35.6 b35.6 b35.6 b35.6 b35.7 b35.7 b35.7 b35.7 b

Retained Earnings

155 b159 b169 b173 b182 b193 b198 b205 b216 b

Total Equity

237 b240 b245 b249 b251 b262 b266 b273 b296 b

Financial Leverage

2.1 x2.2 x2.2 x2.2 x2.2 x2.2 x2.2 x2.2 x2.2 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

19.8 b20.2 b24.4 b24.4 b

Depreciation and Amortization

6.5 b7.4 b7.8 b8.9 b

Cash From Operating Activities

27.7 b32 b31.5 b32.5 b

Purchases of PP&E

(11.1 b)(15.2 b)(16.1 b)(13 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(27.5 b)(19.4 b)(26.7 b)(84.3 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

961 m2.7 b3.8 b12.8 b

Income Taxes Paid

3.5 b4.9 b5.7 b4 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

11.2 b16 b5.2 b9.3 b18.9 b5.7 b10.7 b18.1 b4.1 b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.6 b5.4 b1.9 b3.8 b5.8 b2.1 b4.4 b6.6 b2.2 b

Cash From Operating Activities

11.8 b24.2 b6 b13.9 b24.2 b7.5 b15.3 b25.2 b18.3 b

Purchases of PP&E

(6.1 b)(10.2 b)(3.4 b)(6.8 b)(11.8 b)(2.8 b)(6.1 b)(9.4 b)(2.4 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(4.8 b)(11 b)(8.1 b)(13.7 b)(24.8 b)(32.5 b)(26.1 b)(24.3 b)(22.5 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

239 m1.2 b2.8 b3.2 b3.8 b11.6 b11.8 b12.2 b2 b

Income Taxes Paid

1.7 b2.7 b1.6 b2.8 b6 b497 m1.8 b3.6 b1.5 b
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

Berkshire Hathaway Operating Metrics

Apr, 2017FY, 2017

Agents (Home Services)

75 k

Monthly Visitors (Home Services)

2 m

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