Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRKA)

191,881
Data as of 3:37pm ET
 +723 / +0.38%
Today’s Change
163,039
Today|||52-Week Range
194,670
+7.86%
Year-to-Date
SECTOR
Producer Manufacturing
INDUSTRY
Industrial Conglomerates
MARKET CAP
$163.6B

Company Description

operating businesses are managed on an unusually decentralized basis. It provides 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. Its insurance and reinsurance business activities are conducted through domestic and foreign-based insurance entities. The company's insurance businesses provide insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks world-wide and also reinsure life, accident and health risks world-wide. Berkshire's four underwriting groups includes GEICO, General Re, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group and Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group. The company also owns the railroad business of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. and a majority stake in MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. The company was founded by Oliver Chace in 1839 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE.

Contact Information

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.
3555 Farnam Street
Omaha Nebraska 68131
P:(402) 346-1400
Investor Relations:

Employees

Shareholders

Mutual fund holders8.74%
Individual stakeholders38.93%
Other institutional11.08%

Top Executives

Warren Edward BuffettChairman & Chief Executive Officer
Marc D. HamburgCFO, Senior VP & Head-Investor Relations
Daniel J. JaksichChief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
Sharon L. HeckSecretary & Vice President
Kerby S. HamTreasurer

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