Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Sector
Financials

(Current) $407.30
0.40 (0.1%) Open Price: 405.88

 

Berkshire Hathaway is a multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded in 1839, the company has grown under the leadership of Warren Buffett to become one of the largest and most renowned conglomerates in the world. Its operations span a wide range of industries, including insurance, energy, manufacturing, retail, and more.

 

At its core, Berkshire Hathaway operates as an investment vehicle, utilizing its substantial capital to acquire and invest in companies across various sectors. The company is well-known for its value investing philosophy, seeking out companies with strong fundamentals, competitive advantages, and sustainable business models. Berkshire's investment decisions are guided by the expertise of its Chairman and CEO, Warren Buffett, and his long-time business partner, Charlie Munger.

 

One of the key drivers of Berkshire Hathaway's success is its diversified portfolio of subsidiary companies. These subsidiaries operate relatively independently while benefiting from Berkshire's financial strength and managerial expertise. Notable subsidiaries include Geico (insurance), BNSF Railway (transportation), Dairy Queen (restaurant), and See's Candies (confectionery).

 

Berkshire Hathaway is also known for its significant investments in publicly traded companies. Its investment holdings encompass a wide range of industries, with major stakes in companies like Apple, Coca-Cola, and American Express, among others. These investments contribute to Berkshire's financial performance and influence within the investment community.

 

Buffett's annual letter to shareholders has become a highly anticipated event for investors and enthusiasts alike. In these letters, he shares insights into Berkshire's operations, investment strategies, and his views on economic and business trends. This transparency has contributed to the company's reputation as a model of long-term investment and prudent management.

 



 

(05/23/24) $405.88
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