Company Information

  

Address: 3555 FARNAM STREET  
City: OMAHA 
State: NE 
Zip Code: 68131 
Telephone: 402-346-1400 

Description of Business

Primary SIC Code: 6331
(As filed with the SEC)  

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. ("Berkshire," "Company" or "Registrant") is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of diverse business activities. The most important of these are insurance businesses conducted on both a primary basis and a reinsurance basis, a freight rail transportation business and a group of utility and energy generation and distribution businesses. Berkshire also owns and operates a large number of other businesses engaged in a variety of activities, as identified herein. Berkshire is domiciled in the state of Delaware, and its corporate headquarters are located in Omaha, Nebraska. Berkshire's operating businesses are managed on an unusually decentralized basis. There are essentially no centralized or integrated business functions (such as sales, marketing, purchasing, legal or human resources) and there is minimal involvement by Berkshire's corporate headquarters in the day-to-day business activities of the operating businesses.  ... More ...  

Per Share Overview

Date 12-mos Rolling EPS Dividend P/E Ratio
12/20169.76NA16.70
09/20148.39NA16.46
06/20148.57NA14.77
03/20147.83NA15.96
12/20137.90NA15.01
06/20137.25NA15.44
03/20136.65NA15.67
12/20125.98NA15.00

Key Financial Ratios and Statistics

FYE: 12/31

Profitability 2018 Leverage 2018
Net Inc/Comm Equity0.12Total Liab/Total Assets0.51
Net Inc/Total Assets0.01Total Liab/Inv Cap0.51
Net Inc/Inv Cap0.01Total Liab/Comm Equity11.01
Pretax Inc/Net Sales0.02Interest Coverage Ratio2.04
Net Inc/Net Sales0.02Curr Debt/EquityNA
Cash Flow/Net Sales0.17LTD/Equity0.28
SG&A/NetSales0.10Total Debt/Equity0.28
Asset Utilization   Liquidity  
Net Receivables Turnover4.59Quick RatioNA
Inventory Turnover3.04Current RatioNA
Inventory Day Sales0.01Net Rec/Curr AssetsNA
Net Sales/Work CapNAInv/Curr AssetsNA
Net Sales/PP&E1.48  

Income Statement (Millions)

  6/30/2019 3/31/2019 12/31/2018 9/30/2018
Total Revenues(Net Sales) 73,646.00 81,000.00 28,206.00 78,156.00
Cost of Goods Sold 14,403.00 13,834.00 15,870.00 13,732.00
Selling & Admin Exps 5,829.00 5,452.00 8,592.00 2,796.00
Operating Income 17,635.00 27,479.00 -29,510.00 22,831.00
Interest Exp 992.00 991.00 1,244.00 677.00
Pretax Income 17,759.00 27,647.00 -32,721.00 23,147.00
Other Income NA NA NA NA
Net Income Bef Extraordinary ... NA NA NA NA
Net Income 14,073.00 21,661.00 -25,392.00 18,540.00

Balance Sheet (Millions)

Assets 6/30/2019 3/31/2019 12/31/2018 9/30/2018
Cash & Short Term Investments 122,379.00 114,168.00 111,867.00 103,643.00
Receivables - Total 54,389.00 53,602.00 51,510.00 46,361.00
Inventories - Total 19,834.00 19,454.00 19,069.00 16,793.00
Total Current Assets NA NA NA NA
Net Property, Plant & Equipment 154,719.00 152,995.00 152,408.00 165,017.00
Total Assets 760,108.00 738,724.00 707,794.00 736,459.00
Liabilities        
Accounts Payable 40,588.00 39,807.00 37,186.00 40,199.00
Debt in Current Liabilities NA NA NA NA
Total Current Liabilities NA NA NA NA
Long-Term Debt 99,907.00 97,193.00 97,490.00 97,640.00
Total Liabilities 377,564.00 369,847.00 359,091.00 360,853.00
Stockholder's Equity        
Minority Interest 3,847.00 3,714.00 3,797.00 3,813.00
Preferred Stock NA NA NA NA
Common Stock 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Retained Earnings 356,846.00 342,773.00 321,112.00 346,503.00
Treasury Stock -5,242.00 -4,799.00 -3,109.00 -2,691.00
Total Stockholders' Equity 382,544.00 368,877.00 348,703.00 375,606.00
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 760,108.00 738,724.00 707,794.00 736,459.00

Cash Flow Summary (Millions)

Categories 6/30/2019 3/31/2019 12/31/2018 9/30/2018
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities 9,185.00 7,577.00 10,845.00 10,464.00
Net Cash Provided by Investing Activities 7,293.00 -10,201.00 -21,818.00 -33,461.00
Net Cash Provided by Financing Activities 2,089.00 -1,678.00 -286.00 -10.00

Annual Summary Data (Millions)

Year Sales Net Income EPS
12/2014194,699.0019,872.00--
12/2015210,943.0024,083.00--
12/2016223,418.0024,074.009.76
12/2017242,061.0044,940.00--
12/2018225,382.004,021.00--
Growth Rates3.73-32.93--

Stock Ownership

Type Date(Q,M) No. Owners Shares Held (000s) % Own
Institutional09/30/192492925,63166.77




Report Date : 10/14/2019

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