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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.B) Ownership Data

Short Interest History (%)

This is the historical short interest of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, as measured by the Short Percentage Of Float.

Date Short Interest (%)Short Interest (Shares in Mil)
May 31, 20170.739.11
May 15, 20170.668.17
April 28, 20170.597.35
April 13, 20170.627.74
March 31, 20170.658.09
March 15, 20170.658.00
February 28, 20170.718.35
February 15, 20170.718.38
January 31, 20170.758.82
January 13, 20170.89.48
December 30, 20160.839.74
December 15, 20160.9811.59
November 30, 20160.9411.07
November 15, 20160.9611.29
October 31, 20160.8810.34
October 14, 20160.8810.37
September 30, 20160.8810.39
September 15, 20160.829.70
August 31, 20160.748.78
August 15, 20160.758.90
July 29, 20160.839.74
July 15, 20160.8810.33
June 30, 20160.9811.49
June 15, 20160.789.21
May 31, 20160.89.48
May 13, 20160.849.88
April 29, 20160.8810.36
April 15, 20160.9511.21
March 31, 20160.9511.18
March 15, 20161.1513.59
February 29, 20161.213.74
February 12, 20161.2814.69
January 29, 20161.1513.13
January 15, 20160.910.26
December 31, 20150.9711.07
December 15, 20150.9510.92
November 30, 20150.9510.93
November 13, 20151.0311.80
October 30, 20151.314.85
October 15, 20151.5918.24
September 30, 20151.5918.26
September 15, 20151.2914.81
August 31, 20151.1713.37
August 14, 20150.9611.03
July 31, 20150.859.77
July 15, 20150.8910.21
June 30, 20150.728.30
June 15, 20150.728.26
May 29, 20150.667.60
May 15, 20150.728.20
April 30, 20150.78.02
April 15, 20150.748.45
March 31, 20150.768.74
March 13, 20150.9210.55
February 27, 20150.99.87
February 13, 20150.9210.12
January 30, 20150.758.24
January 15, 20150.9310.23
December 31, 20141.0311.28
December 15, 20141.1612.73
November 28, 20141.1712.83
November 14, 20141.2313.43
October 31, 20141.3614.85
October 15, 20141.4315.65
September 30, 20141.4115.48
September 15, 20141.3414.65
August 29, 20141.5216.61
August 15, 20141.4716.11
July 31, 20141.4115.43
July 15, 20141.4315.68
June 30, 20141.6518.03
June 13, 20141.6618.12
May 30, 20141.617.48
May 15, 20141.617.47
April 30, 20141.7218.80
April 15, 20141.6417.98
March 31, 20141.6818.40
March 14, 20141.6518.06
February 28, 20141.4515.02
February 14, 20141.3513.97
January 31, 20141.2713.15
January 15, 20141.313.41
December 31, 20131.1612.00
December 13, 20131.414.52
November 29, 20131.5516.03
November 15, 20131.5616.14
October 31, 20131.4615.09
October 15, 20131.2813.29
September 30, 20131.5816.39
September 13, 20131.4114.56
August 30, 20131.4214.69
August 15, 20131.4314.83
July 31, 20131.4314.76
July 15, 20131.5415.99
June 28, 20131.5215.71
June 14, 20131.4615.16
May 31, 20131.2713.15
May 15, 20131.3614.13
April 30, 20131.4414.87
April 15, 20131.313.42
March 28, 20131.2212.60
March 15, 20131.313.43
February 28, 20131.2812.22
February 15, 20131.1210.71
January 31, 20131.0710.24
January 15, 20131.3212.62
December 31, 20121.5114.46
December 14, 20121.5114.47
November 30, 20121.716.23
November 15, 20121.7316.52
October 31, 20121.6315.58
October 15, 20121.4413.79
September 28, 20121.7416.62
September 14, 20121.5514.85
August 31, 20121.5614.96
August 15, 20121.5114.43
July 31, 20121.615.31
July 13, 20121.5614.90
June 29, 20121.5614.96
June 15, 20121.7116.33
May 31, 20121.5915.20
May 15, 20121.1911.38
April 30, 20121.1911.39
April 13, 20120.979.32
March 30, 20120.979.32
March 15, 20120.979.24
February 29, 20121.049.58
February 15, 20121.069.71
January 31, 20121.2211.16
January 13, 20121.3512.43
December 30, 20111.3512.37
December 15, 20111.4313.08
November 30, 20111.6715.36
November 15, 20111.7816.34
October 31, 20112.1219.43
October 14, 20112.2520.68
September 30, 20112.2220.41
September 15, 20112.3621.65
August 31, 20111.9217.60
August 15, 20111.6515.17
July 29, 20111.110.12
July 15, 20111.1410.48
June 30, 20111.1310.33
June 15, 20111.3512.39
May 31, 20111.2311.25
May 13, 20111.311.91
April 29, 20111.3312.17
April 15, 20111.2211.22
March 31, 20111.1710.71
March 15, 20111.2311.28
February 28, 20111.3910.70
February 15, 20111.5912.26
January 31, 20111.6712.90
January 14, 20111.813.90
December 31, 20101.8914.52
December 15, 20102.116.18
November 30, 20102.4118.57
November 15, 20102.6320.23
October 29, 20103.1424.22
October 15, 20103.5927.61
September 30, 20104.0331.03
September 15, 20104.3433.44
August 31, 20104.0731.32
August 13, 20104.1331.78
July 30, 20105.0638.99
July 15, 20105.6843.77
June 30, 20106.7551.95
June 15, 20102.8421.90
May 28, 20102.6220.18
May 14, 20102.7421.11
April 30, 20102.6820.61
April 15, 20103.123.88
March 31, 20103.6227.89
March 15, 20104.5434.95

Institutional Ownership History (%)

This the Institutional Ownership History of Berkshire Hathaway IncPeter Lynch prefers to buy companies with low institutional ownership.

Date Institutional Ownership (%)Institutional Ownership (Shares in Mil)
March 31, 201732.78808.49
December 31, 201633.78833.22
September 30, 201635.08865.18
June 30, 201633.99838.27
March 31, 201635.71880.20
December 31, 201533.27820.00
September 30, 201533.73831.85
June 30, 201536.09885.12
March 31, 201532.85813.64
December 31, 201432.67805.02
September 30, 201432.58802.88
June 30, 201432.86809.45
March 31, 201431.83785.41
December 31, 201335.21868.32
September 30, 201331.42774.76
June 30, 201330.68756.34
March 31, 201330.26750.49
December 31, 201230.3746.83
September 30, 201228.73712.31
June 30, 201226.96668.03
March 31, 201226.27650.60
December 31, 201125.99643.62
September 30, 201125.84639.99
June 30, 201124.56608.25
March 31, 201124.51606.06
December 31, 201024.19597.92
September 30, 201023.64584.34
June 30, 201022.32551.56
March 31, 201019.32477.31
December 31, 20092.391.34
September 30, 20090.020.01
June 30, 20090.050.03
March 31, 20090.040.03
December 31, 20080.010.01
June 30, 20080.010.00
March 31, 20080.010.00
December 31, 20070.030.01
September 30, 20070.040.02
June 30, 20070.050.02
March 31, 20070.090.04
December 31, 20060.090.05
September 30, 20060.090.06
June 30, 20060.010.08
March 31, 20060.010.01
December 31, 20050.010.00
September 30, 20050.010.00
June 30, 20050.010.00
March 31, 20050.010.00
December 31, 20030.040.02

Insider ownership (%)

This is the historical insider ownership of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. It is usually better to buy companies with large insider ownership. The company insiders' interest are more aligned with external shareholders in this case.

Date Insider Ownership (%)Insider Ownership (Shares in Mil)
January 31, 20170.010.15
December 31, 20160.010.15
November 30, 20160.010.15
October 31, 20160.010.15
September 30, 20160.010.15
August 31, 20160.010.15
July 31, 20160.010.17
June 30, 20160.010.17
May 31, 20160.010.17
April 30, 20160.010.17
March 31, 20160.010.17
February 29, 20160.010.17
January 31, 20160.010.17
December 31, 20150.010.17
November 30, 20150.010.23
October 31, 20150.010.23
September 30, 20150.010.23
August 31, 20150.010.23
July 31, 20150.010.23
June 30, 20150.010.23
May 31, 20150.082.05
April 30, 20150.092.05
March 31, 20150.092.05
February 28, 20150.092.05
January 31, 20150.092.05
December 31, 20140.071.57
November 30, 20140.092.11
October 31, 20140.092.11
September 30, 20140.092.11
August 31, 20140.092.11
July 31, 20140.092.11
June 30, 20140.061.47
May 31, 20140.061.47
March 31, 20140.061.47
February 28, 20140.061.47
January 31, 20140.061.47
December 31, 20130.071.57
November 30, 20130.071.57
October 31, 20130.071.57
September 30, 20130.071.57
August 31, 20130.071.57
July 31, 20130.071.57
June 30, 20130.071.57
May 31, 20130.153.55
April 30, 20130.153.55
March 31, 20130.153.55
January 31, 20130.153.55
November 30, 20120.163.77
October 31, 20120.163.77
September 30, 20120.163.77
August 31, 20120.163.77
July 31, 20120.163.77
June 30, 20120.163.77
May 31, 20121.1126.16
April 30, 20121.1126.16
March 31, 20121.1126.16
February 29, 20121.1126.16
January 31, 20121.1126.16
December 31, 20111.1426.68
November 30, 20111.1426.68
October 31, 20111.1426.68
September 30, 20111.1426.68
August 31, 20111.1426.68
July 31, 20111.1426.68
June 30, 20111.1426.68
May 31, 20112.1450.08
April 30, 20112.1450.08
March 31, 20112.1450.08
February 28, 20112.2250.08
January 31, 20112.2450.41
December 31, 20102.2450.41
November 30, 20102.2450.41
October 31, 20102.2450.41
September 30, 20102.1550.41
August 31, 20102.1550.41
July 31, 20102.1550.41
June 30, 20102.1550.41
May 31, 20103.275.02
April 30, 20103.275.02
March 31, 20103.275.02
February 28, 20103.275.10
December 31, 20093.221.50
November 30, 20093.221.50
October 31, 20093.221.50
September 30, 20093.221.50
August 31, 20093.221.50
July 31, 20093.221.50
June 30, 20094.332.02
May 31, 20094.332.02
April 30, 20094.332.02
March 31, 20094.332.02
February 28, 20094.332.02
January 31, 20094.342.02
December 31, 20084.342.02
November 30, 20084.342.02
October 31, 20084.342.02
September 30, 20084.342.02
August 31, 20084.342.02
July 31, 20084.342.02
June 30, 20085.512.56
May 31, 20085.512.56
April 30, 200818.612.62
March 31, 200818.652.62
February 29, 200818.652.62
January 31, 200818.882.62
December 31, 200718.882.62
November 30, 200718.92.62
October 31, 200718.92.62
September 30, 200719.042.62
August 31, 200719.042.62
July 31, 200719.042.62
June 30, 200719.162.62
May 31, 200719.162.62
April 30, 200723.373.20
March 31, 200724.793.20
February 28, 200724.793.20
January 31, 200725.383.18
December 31, 200625.383.18
November 30, 200625.383.18
October 31, 200625.383.18
September 30, 200625.613.18
June 30, 200644.773.79
May 31, 20060.460.04
April 30, 20060.470.04
March 31, 20060.470.04
February 28, 20060.470.04
January 31, 20060.430.04
December 31, 20050.430.04
November 30, 20050.430.04
October 31, 20050.430.04
September 30, 20050.430.04
August 31, 20050.430.04
July 31, 20050.430.04
June 30, 20050.440.04
May 31, 20050.440.04
April 30, 20050.440.04
March 31, 20050.440.04
February 28, 20050.440.04
January 31, 20050.420.03
December 31, 20040.420.03
November 30, 20040.420.03
October 31, 20040.420.03
September 30, 20040.430.03
August 31, 20040.430.03
July 31, 20040.430.03
June 30, 20040.430.03
May 31, 20040.430.03
April 30, 20040.430.03
March 31, 20040.440.03
February 29, 20040.440.03

Top Direct Holders

HolderPositionShares% of Shares
Outstanding
Report Date
Warren E. BuffettN/A144,906less than 0.1%2016-07-13
Ronald L. OlsonN/A2,435less than 0.1%2016-03-11
Thomas S. MurphyN/A1,489less than 0.1%2014-12-31
Ms. Meryl B. WitmerN/A1,000less than 0.1%2016-01-04
Mr. Charles T. MungerN/A750less than 0.1%2016-12-23
Ms. Susan L. DeckerN/A125less than 0.1%2007-05-05

Top Fund Holders

HolderSharesReport Date% of Shares
Outstanding
% of Total
Assets Managed
Market Value($1000)
Gates Bill & Melinda Foundation Premium68,705,1712017-01-122.79N/A11,197,569
State Street Corp   Premium Plus74,877,7752016-09-303.041.0910,817,590
Capital Research Global Investors   Premium Plus8,800,1202016-09-300.360.421,271,353
Vanguard Group Inc   Premium Plus108,947,0172016-09-304.420.9215,739,577
Mellon Capital Management Corporation   Premium Plus8,319,7362016-09-300.340.791,201,953
BlackRock Fund Advisors   Premium Plus58,915,5492016-09-302.391.028,511,531
Northern Trust Investments N A   Premium Plus19,652,0342016-09-300.800.882,839,129
Fidelity Management and Research Company   Premium Plus15,152,8192016-09-300.610.312,189,128
Geode Capital Management, LLC   Premium Plus16,472,8802016-09-300.671.202,376,360
Eagle Capital Management LLC   Premium Plus12,684,5472016-09-300.517.901,832,537
Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx39,400,2232016-12-311.601.296,421,448
Vanguard 500 Index Fund26,227,9762016-12-311.061.514,274,636
State Street Global Advisors (Aus) Ltd22,374,1992016-12-310.911.593,645,672
SPDR® S&P 500® ETF Trust22,208,5252016-12-310.901.613,619,558
SPDR® S&P 500 ETF21,445,8482017-02-100.871.563,517,334
Vanguard Institutional Index Fund19,609,9292016-12-310.801.513,196,026
Financial Select Sector SPDR® Fund15,160,6432017-02-100.6110.692,486,497
Fidelity Spartan® 500 Index Fd10,710,0072016-12-310.431.591,745,517
Vanguard Value Index Fund9,063,9842016-12-310.372.911,477,248
iShares Core S&P 500 (AU)8,969,3702017-02-100.361.561,471,066

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