Warren Buffett and his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) is one of the greatest holdings out there, gathering many successful businesses under its umbrella, such as insurance, textile, building products companies and others. Aside from that, Berkshire owns stakes in many large companies, the value of its equity portfolio topping $105.7 billion mark. In a […]
ByChristopher Owens: Berkshire (BRK.B, BRK.A) reports 2Q earnings on August 1st, and while I expect record earnings at Berkshire's non-insurance operating businesses given the combination of a huge volume increase at Burlington Northern,...Show More Summary
Much is said about Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway, but it turns out too much of the attention is put in the wrong direction.
While most of Warren Buffett 's $63 billion fortune is wrapped up in Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B), he does own other stocks that are beyond the prying eyes of the media. Buffett is a
By Paulo Santos: Most people following Warren Buffett know that when he bought Berkshire Hathaway, Berkshire was a textile mill. Warren Buffett saw it as being cheap, from a time when he bought more on valuation than quality, and swooped in. Show More Summary
author name submits: Today, I'd like to talk about a topic I've never addressed in any of my articles: investing in companies that do not currently pay dividends, but have a high probability of doing so over the medium term (defined as the coming five to fifteen years). Show More Summary
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett steers clear of turnaround cases like J.C. Penney. Here's why.
Most people have no idea who Harold Hamm -- one of America's 30 richest people -- is, but the founder of Continental Resources has helped reshape America's energy future and helped Berkshire Hathaway investors along the way.
By Don Dion: Pure retail companies have never been sweet spots for the famed investor Warren Buffett and make up a very small part of Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B) portfolio. Buffet is no stranger to consumer brands that have retail outlets such as Benjamin Moore & Company or Justin Brands and the H.H. Show More Summary
By Derek Capo: Since 2002, I have followed Blyth Inc. (NYSE:BTH), which was primarily a direct seller of scented candles, due to an acquisition hypothesis that Blyth would complement Berkshire Hathaway's Pampered Chef, a leading MLM (multi-level marketing) company that sells kitchenware. Show More Summary
By David Merkel: Recently, a friend of mine from Canada came to stay with me. We talked about a wide number of things, but when we talked about investing, I described insurance investing to him, giving my usual explanation on reserving. Show More Summary
Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett has preached this lesson from the beginning, but it’s surprisingly difficult for new investors to accept.
Berkshire Hathaway has been rumored to be looking at Kellogg as a potential acquisition. Maybe the cereal maker should be on your list too.
By Uncommon Profit Investor: This quote is from Warren Buffett's 2002 letter to Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A (NYSE:BRK.B) shareholders. It is important because Valeant Pharmaceutical's (NYSE:VRX) "cash EPS" is nothing but "earnings before...Show More Summary
Warren Buffett has had incredible success by buying nearly 10% of Coca-Cola through Berkshire Hathaway, and one of the reasons behind his success is surprisingly simple.
Warren Buffett has had plenty of great ideas and investments, but one place he parked the Berkshire Hathaway money more than 20 years ago still aggravates him to this day.
Warren Buffett has made billions through the years with Berkshire Hathaway, and it turns out Wal-Mart is one company that has paid him billions more than you'd ever believe.
Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett are always adding new businesses, and it turns out one insurance business is poised to deliver great results.
Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway has a nearly $15-billion stake in American Express. And why he still holds onto it will surprise you.