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MarketScreener Homepage  >  Equities  >  Nyse  >  Berkshire Hathaway Inc.    BRK.B


Business Summary
Logo Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in various business activities. Its segments include Insurance, such as GEICO, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, General Re Corporation and Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group; Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC, which is engaged in the operation of the railroad system; Berkshire Hathaway Energy, which includes regulated electric and gas utility; Manufacturing, which includes manufacturers of various products, including industrial, consumer and building products; McLane Company, which is engaged in the wholesale distribution of groceries and non-food items; Service and retailing, which includes providers of various services, including fractional aircraft ownership programs, aviation pilot training and various retailing businesses, and Finance and financial products, which includes manufactured housing and related consumer financing, transportation equipment, manufacturing and leasing, and furniture leasing.

Number of employees : 391 500 people.
Sales per Business
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
Insurance62,93625.4%67,69326.6% +7.56%
Manufacturing61,88325%62,73024.6% +1.37%
McLane Company49,98720.2%50,45819.8% +0.94%
Service and Retailing28,93911.7%29,48711.6% +1.89%
Burlington Northern Santa Fe23,8559.6%23,5159.2% -1.43%
Berkshire Hathaway Energy19,9878.1%20,1147.9% +0.64%
Corporate, Eliminations and Other250.000.1%619.000.2% +147.6%
Sales per region
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States208,51484.1%209,69782.4% +0.57%
Europe, Canada and the Asia Pacific30,43912.3%29,25911.5% -3.88%
Global8,8843.6%15,6606.2% +76.27%
Managers and Directors
Warren Buffett891965Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Marc D. Hamburg70-Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Charles Munger961978Vice Chairman
David Gottesman932011Independent Director
Walter Scott, Jr.882011Independent Director
Howard Graham Buffett651993Director
Charlotte M. Guyman632011Independent Director
Ronald L. Olson791997Director
Stephen Burke612011Independent Director
Thomas S. Murphy942003Independent Director
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 677,851 370,595 54.7% 28,667 4.2% 77.8%
Stock B 0.0001 1,459,141,525 1,368,359,335 93.8% 88,189,781 6.0%
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Markets and indexes
- Main Market
- S&P 100 / S&P 500, Stoxx Americas 100, Stoxx Global 200, Stoxx NorthAmerica 50, Stoxx USA 50
Stock Exchange Codes
- Bloomberg Code :  
- Reuters Code :  BRKb.N
- Datastream Code :  
Company contact information
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
3555 Street Farnam
NE 68131 Omaha, Nebraska

Phone : +1 402 3461400
Fax : +1 212 7833833
web site : https://www.berkshirehathaway.com/
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