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Company Description

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing, and services. It operates through following segments: GEICO, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group...

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing, and services. It operates through following segments: GEICO, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (BNSF), Berkshire Hathaway Energy, McLane Company, Manufacturing, and Service and Retailing. The GEICO segments involves in underwriting private passenger automobile insurance mainly by direct response methods. The Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group segment consists of underwriting excess-of-loss and quota-share and facultative reinsurance worldwide. The Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group segment comprises of underwriting multiple lines of property and casualty insurance policies for primarily commercial accounts. 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 real estate brokerage activities. 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 provides fractional aircraft ownership programs, aviation pilot training, electronic components distribution, and various retailing businesses, including automobile dealerships, and trailer and furniture leasing. The company was founded by Oliver Chace in 1839 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE.

Valuation

P/E Current

5.59

P/E Ratio (with extraordinary items)

45.13

P/E Ratio (without extraordinary items)

6.82

Price to Sales Ratio

2.18

Price to Book Ratio

1.30

Price to Cash Flow Ratio

14.35

Enterprise Value to EBITDA

12.62

Enterprise Value to Sales

2.14

Total Debt to Enterprise Value

0.21

Efficiency

Revenue/Employee

650,360.00

Income Per Employee

207,962.00

Receivables Turnover

4.86

Total Asset Turnover

0.33

Liquidity

Current Ratio

3.90

Quick Ratio

3.52

Cash Ratio

2.48

Profitability

Gross Margin

20.50

Operating Margin

12.84

Pretax Margin

40.33

Net Margin

31.98

Return on Assets

10.67

Return on Equity

21.05

Return on Total Capital

6.53

Return on Invested Capital

16.93

Capital Structure

Total Debt to Total Equity

26.96

Total Debt to Total Capital

21.24

Total Debt to Total Assets

14.01

Long-Term Debt to Equity

23.41

Long-Term Debt to Total Capital

18.44

Officers and Executives

Name Age Officer Since Title
Mr. Warren Edward Buffett 88 1965 Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Marc D. Hamburg 69 1987 CFO, Senior VP & Head-Investor Relations
Mr. Gregory Edward Abel 56 2018 Director & Vice Chairman-Non Insurance Operations
Mr. Ajit Jain 67 2018 Director & Vice Chairman-Insurance Operations
Mr. Kenneth Irvine Chenault 68 2020 Director

Insider Actions

– Purchase – Sale 1 – Number of Transactions
Date Name Shares Transaction Value
05/18/2020 Meryl B. Witmer
Director
2   Acquisition at $261,002.63 per share. 522,005
05/18/2020 Meryl B. Witmer
Director
2   Acquisition at $261,002.63 per share. 522,005
05/18/2020 Meryl B. Witmer
Director
1   Acquisition at $261,002.63 per share. 261,002
05/18/2020 Meryl B. Witmer
Director
1   Acquisition at $261,002.63 per share. 261,002
05/18/2020 Meryl B. Witmer
Director
1   Acquisition at $261,002.63 per share. 261,002
05/18/2020 Meryl B. Witmer
Director
1   Acquisition at $261,002.63 per share. 261,002
05/18/2020 Meryl B. Witmer
Director
1,000   Acquisition at $173.3 per share. 173,300
05/15/2020 Ajit Jain
Vice Chairman; Director
768   Gift at $0 per share. 0
02/28/2020 Ajit Jain
Vice Chairman; Director
74   Gift at $0 per share. 0
12/27/2019 Ajit Jain
Vice Chairman; Director
9   Gift at $0 per share. 0
11/04/2019 Warren Edward Buffett
Chairman and CEO; Director
1,123   Gift at $0 per share. 0
10/31/2019 Warren Edward Buffett
Chairman and CEO; Director
760   Gift at $0 per share. 0
10/21/2019 Ajit Jain
Vice Chairman; Director
173   Gift at $0 per share. 0
10/11/2019 Warren Edward Buffett
Chairman and CEO; Director
33,840   Gift at $0 per share. 0
10/11/2019 Warren Edward Buffett
Chairman and CEO; Director
18,000   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $0 per share. 0
08/22/2019 Ajit Jain
Vice Chairman; Director
8   Gift at $0 per share. 0
07/29/2019 Ajit Jain
Vice Chairman; Director
5   Gift at $0 per share. 0
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At a Glance

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.

3555 Farnam Street

Suite 1440

Omaha, Nebraska 68131

Phone

1 4023461400

Industry

Diversified Holding Companies

Sector

Business/Consumer Services

Fiscal Year-end

12/2020

Revenue

$254.62B

Net Income

$81.42B

2019 Sales Growth

2.7%

Employees

391,500

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Press Releases on BRK.A

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