Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRKB)

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SECTOR
Finance
INDUSTRY
Multi-Line Insurance
MARKET CAP
$311.2B

Company Description

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing, and services. It operates through following segments: GEICO, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (BNSF), Berkshire Hathaway Energy, McLane Company, Manufacturing, and Service and Retailing. The GEICO segments involves in underwriting private passenger automobile insurance mainly by direct response methods. The Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group segment consists of underwriting excess-of-loss and quota-share and facultative reinsurance worldwide. The Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group segment comprises of underwriting multiple lines of property and casualty insurance policies for primarily commercial accounts. The BNSF segment operates railroad systems in North America. The Berkshire Hathaway Energy segments deals with regulated electric and gas utility, including power generation and distribution activities, and real estate brokerage activities. The McLane Company segment offers wholesale distribution of groceries and non-food items. The Manufacturing segment includes industrial and end-user products, building products, and apparel. The Service and Retailing segment provides fractional aircraft ownership programs, aviation pilot training, electronic components distribution, and various retailing businesses, including automobile dealerships, and trailer and furniture leasing. 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
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Employees

Shareholders

Individual stakeholders5.70%
Other institutional36.18%
Mutual fund holders31.85%

Top Executives

Warren Edward BuffettChairman & Chief Executive Officer
Marc D. HamburgChief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Daniel J. JaksichChief Accounting Officer & Vice President
Ajit JainDirector & Vice Chairman-Insurance Operations
Gregory Edward AbelDirector & Vice Chairman-Non Insurance Operations