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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Company Snapshot
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. operates in the Fire, marine, and casualty insurance sector. In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Berkshire Hathaway Inc. with three other insurance companies in North America: Ping An Insurance (Group) Company Of China Ltd (2018 sales of $164.98 billion of which 43% was Life and health insurance), Axa SA ($126.87 billion of which 34% was Operating Segments Europe), and UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ($226.25 billion of which 81% was Health Care Services).

Sales Analysis. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported sales of $247.84 billion for the year ending December of 2018. This represents an increase of 2.7% versus 2017, when the company's sales were $241.42 billion. Sales at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. have increased during each of the previous five years (and since 2013, sales have increased a total of 38%). Sales of Manufacturing Businesses saw an increase that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up 22.7% in 2018, from $50.45 billion to $61.88 billion. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. also saw significant increases in sales in Service and Retailing (up 10.0% to $28.94 billion) and Bnsf (up 11.5% to $23.86 billion) and Berkshire Hathway Energy Company (up 5.5% to $19.99 billion) . Not all segments of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. experienced an increase in sales in 2018: sales of Reconciliation fell 82.1% to $250.00 million. (However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales). Berkshire Hathaway Inc. also experienced decreases in sales in Insurance Group (down 3.9% to $62.94 billion) .
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  Stock Performance Chart for Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
  Stock Data: Recent Stock Performance:
  Current Price (1/10/2020): 340,185
(Figures in U.S. Dollars)
1 Week 0.3%   13 Weeks 0.6%  
4 Weeks 8.9%   52 Weeks 15.7%  
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Key Data:
  Ticker: BRK.A Country: United States
  Exchanges: NYSE FRA Major Industry: Diversified Financials
    Sub Industry: Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance
  2018 Sales 247,837,000,000
(Year Ending Jan 2019).
Employees: 389,000
  Currency: U.S. Dollars Market Cap: 554,512,435,920
  Fiscal Yr Ends: December Shares Outstanding: 1,630,032
  Share Type: Class A Closely Held Shares: 303,413
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