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.
Company Growth (employees)
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 Data and Metrics

Berkshire Hathaway Financial Metrics

Berkshire Hathaway's revenue was reported to be $223.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

223.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

24.4 b

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

408.6 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)

247.9 k

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

28 b
Berkshire Hathaway's current market capitalization is $408.6 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


182.2 b194.7 b210.8 b223.6 b

Revenue growth, %


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
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


48.2 b63.3 b71.7 b28 b

Accounts Receivable


9.9 b10.2 b11.9 b15.7 b


57 b60.7 b62.7 b79.5 b

Total Assets

485 b526 b552 b621 b

Accounts Payable

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 b212 b

Total Equity

224 b243 b259 b286 b

Financial Leverage

2.2 x2.2 x2.1 x2.2 x
Numbers are in $, 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

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

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
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


675.5 k

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

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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