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Last $145.10 USD
Change Today -1.05 / -0.72%
Volume 1.6M
As of 1:24 PM 05/5/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

berkshire hathaway inc-cl b (BRK/B) Key Developments

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $5.16 billion. Earnings, adjusted for investment gains, were $2,583 per share. On a per-share basis, the company earned $3,143. The company posted revenue of $48.64 billion in the period. Operating earnings were $4,244 million compared to $3,533 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to company’s shareholders were $5,164 million compared to $4,705 million a year ago. Net earnings per Class A equivalent share attributable to Berkshire shareholders were $3,143 million compared to $2,862 million a year ago. As at March 31, 2015, book value had increased by 0.5% since yearend 2014 to $146,963 per Class A equivalent share.

Campbell Is Reportedly Viewed As A Potential Acquisition Target For Berkshire Hathaway

An afternoon spike in shares of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) followed a mention of the company being viewed as a potential acquisition target for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) in The Deal, according to contacts.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Announces Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter of 2014

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. announced earnings results for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the quarter, the company's profit slid 17% because of declines in the paper value of its investments and derivative contracts. Net income declined to $4.16 billion, or $2.529 per Class A share, on $48.3 billion revenue. That's down from $4.99 billion, or $3.035 per share, on $47 billion revenue last year. The biggest factor was investment and derivative gains of $192 million this year compared to $1.2 billion last year.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to Report Fiscal Year 2014 Results on Feb 28, 2015

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. announced that they will report fiscal year 2014 results at 8:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Feb 28, 2015

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Announces Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and First Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. announced earnings results for the third quarter and first nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating earnings of $4,724 million against $3,662 million for the same period a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company's shareholders were $4,617 million against $5,053 million for the same period a year ago. Revenue grew 10% to $51.2 billion. For the nine months, the company reported operating earnings of $12,588 million against $11,363 million for the same period a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company's shareholders were $15,717 million against $14,486 million for the same period a year ago.

 

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