Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B), through its subsidiaries, engages in the insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses worldwide. It provides property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance and reinsurance; and operates railroad systems in North America. The company also generates, transmits, stores, and distributes electricity from natural gas, coal, wind, solar, hydroelectric, nuclear, and geothermal sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, liquefied natural gas facilities, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets. In addition, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals, metal cutting tools, and components for aerospace and power generation applications; flooring products; insulation, roofing, and engineered products; building and engineered components; paints and coatings; and bricks and masonry products, as well as offers manufactured and site-built home construction, and related lending and financial services. Further, it provides recreational vehicles, apparel and footwear products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products, as well as alkaline batteries; castings, forgings, fasteners/fastener systems, aerostructures, and precision components; and cobalt, nickel, and titanium alloys. Additionally, the company distributes televisions and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers logistics services, grocery and foodservice distribution services, and professional aviation training and shared aircraft ownership programs. It also retails automobiles; furniture, bedding, and accessories; household appliances, electronics, and computers; jewelry, watches, crystal, china, stemware, flatware, gifts, and collectibles; kitchenware; and motorcycle clothing and equipment. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Company Overview

  • Market Cap: 755.579 Billion
  • PE Ratio: 101.69
  • EPS: 3.40
  • Analyst Rating: Average 2.7 Buy

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a Nebraska-based holdings company that owns several large businesses in the United States and also has minority stakes in many of the biggest corporations of the world. It was founded by Oliver Chace in 1839. The firm is the eighth largest publicly traded company globally. The firm is also popular because it is controlled by American business tycoon Warren Buffet. The investor is famous for making long-term investments that return handsome profits. Thus, this stock is the safest investment holding for long term.

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