Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is a publicly owned investment company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm primarily engages in the insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks business.
Omaha, US
Size (employees)
331,000 (est)
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

Scott Forbes

Scott Forbes


Berkshire Hathaway Office Locations

Berkshire Hathaway has offices in Omaha, Bellevue, Birmingham, San Diego and in 18 other locations
Omaha, US (HQ)
3555 Farnam St

Berkshire Hathaway Metrics

Berkshire Hathaway Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$223.6 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$24.4 b

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$423.2 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)

$258 k

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$28 b
Berkshire Hathaway's current market capitalization is $423.2 b.
Berkshire Hathaway's revenue was reported to be $223.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6.1% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$182.2 b$194.7 b$210.8 b$223.6 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

$11.9 b$12.2 b$13.7 b$16.5 b

Operating expense total

$153.4 b$166.6 b$175.9 b$190.9 b

Interest expense

$426 m$419 m$3.5 b$3.5 b

Pre tax profit

$28.8 b$28.1 b$34.9 b$33.7 b

Income tax expense

$9 b$7.9 b$10.5 b$9.2 b

Net Income

$19.8 b$20.2 b$24.4 b$24.4 b
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$48.2 b$63.3 b$71.7 b$28 b

Accounts Receivable


$9.9 b$10.2 b$11.9 b$15.7 b


$57 b$60.7 b$62.7 b$79.5 b

Total Assets

$485 b$526 b$552 b$621 b

Accounts Payable

Common Stock

$8 m$8 m$8 m$8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$35.5 b$35.6 b$35.6 b$35.7 b

Retained Earnings

$144 b$164 b$188 b$212 b

Total Equity

$224 b$243 b$259 b$286 b

Financial Leverage

2.2 x2.2 x2.1 x2.2 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$19.8 b$20.2 b$24.4 b$24.4 b

Depreciation and Amortization

$6.5 b$7.4 b$7.8 b$8.9 b

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$27.7 b$32 b$31.5 b$32.5 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)

Income Taxes Paid

$3.5 b$4.9 b$5.7 b$4 b

Berkshire Hathaway Operating Metrics

Berkshire Hathaway's Agents (Home Services) was reported to be 75 k in Apr, 2017. Berkshire Hathaway's Monthly Visitors (Home Services) was reported to be 2 m in FY, 2017
Apr, 2017FY, 2017

Agents (Home Services)

75 k

Monthly Visitors (Home Services)

2 m

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Berkshire Hathaway Revenue Breakdown

Berkshire Hathaway Job Categories

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