Berkshire Hathaway Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1838

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 396,500


  • Stock Symbol
  • BRK.A

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 176

  • Share Price
  • $617K
  • (As of Tuesday Closing)

Berkshire Hathaway General Information


Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company with a wide array of subsidiaries engaged in diverse activities. The firm's core business segment is insurance, run primarily through Geico, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, and Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group. Berkshire has used the excess cash thrown off from these and its other operations over the years to acquire Burlington Northern Santa Fe (railroad), Berkshire Hathaway Energy (utilities and energy distributors), and the firms that make up its manufacturing, service, and retailing operations (which include five of Berkshire's largest noninsurance pretax earnings generators: Precision Castparts, Lubrizol, Clayton Homes, Marmon, and IMC/ISCAR). The conglomerate is unique in that it is run on a completely decentralized basis.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
NBH, Valley Falls Company
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Private Debt Financed
Primary Industry
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 3555 Farnam Street
  • Omaha, NE 68131
  • United States

Berkshire Hathaway Timeline

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Berkshire Hathaway Stock Performance

(As of Tuesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$617K $615K $442K - $647K $886B 1.44M 10.1K $66.4K

Berkshire Hathaway Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 880,229,808 880,229,808 774,099,355 722,693,034
Revenue 439,337,000 439,337,000 234,121,000 354,727,000
EBITDA 137,655,000 137,655,000 (15,249,000) 126,751,000
Net Income 96,223,000 96,223,000 (22,759,000) 89,937,000
Total Assets 1,069,978,000 1,069,978,000 948,465,000 958,784,000
Total Debt 128,271,000 128,271,000 122,744,000 114,262,000
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Berkshire Hathaway Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Berkshire Hathaway Patents

Berkshire Hathaway Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-3332055-A Adhesive coating and calking composition Inactive 08-Mar-1962 0000000000 00

Berkshire Hathaway Executive Team (16)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Warren Buffett Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Marc Hamburg Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Senior Vice President
Daniel Jaksich Chief Accounting Officer & Vice President
Kat Matson Executive
Jeffrey Simenton JD Corporate Counsel, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
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Berkshire Hathaway Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
Ajit Jain Berkshire Hathaway Board Member & Vice Chairman 000 0000
Gregory Abel Berkshire Hathaway Board Member & Vice Chairman 000 0000
Howard Buffett Self Board Member 000 0000
Kenneth Chenault JD Self Board Member 000 0000
Meryl Witmer Berkshire Hathaway Board Member 000 0000
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Berkshire Hathaway Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Berkshire Hathaway Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Berkshire Hathaway Investments & Acquisitions (176)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Occidental Petroleum 06-Feb-2024 0000 00.000 Energy Exploration
Pilot Company 15-Jan-2024 000000000 Other Commercial Services
BlueSuit 20-Mar-2023 0000000000 Database Software
Pilot Company 31-Jan-2023 0000000000 00.00 Other Commercial Services 000000 00
Alleghany 19-Oct-2022 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Property and Casualty Insurance 000000 00
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Berkshire Hathaway Subsidiaries (72)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
World Book Other Software Chicago, IL 2017
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hawai'i Realty Real Estate Services (B2C) Honolulu, HI 0000
HomeServices Lending Consumer Finance Urbandale, IA 0000
Berkadia Lender New York, NY 0000
Armour Systems Other Commercial Products Milton Keynes, United Kingdom 0000
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Berkshire Hathaway ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated November, 24, 2023

26.29 | Med Risk

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Peers Analysis

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Covered Companies

00 of 15,605




Diversified Financials


00 of 895




Multi-Sector Holdings


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Berkshire Hathaway Exits (42)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Nubank 18-May-2021 00000 00000 00 00.000 Completed
  • 27 buyers
Verizon Communications 16-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000 00.00 Completed
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Snowflake 16-Sep-2020 0000 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
AbbVie 01-Jun-2020 0000 00.000 Completed
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RH 30-Sep-2019 Secondary Transaction - Private 00000 Completed
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