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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.B) Ownership Data

Short Interest History (%)

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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)
December 31, 201735.82931.47
September 30, 201735.74921.59
June 30, 201734.86859.99
March 31, 201733.85834.85
December 31, 201633.98837.95
September 30, 201635.28870.27
June 30, 201634.2843.34
March 31, 201635.69879.85
December 31, 201533.26819.74
September 30, 201533.71831.46
June 30, 201536.08884.83
March 31, 201532.83813.24
December 31, 201432.65804.71
September 30, 201432.57802.52
June 30, 201432.85809.22
March 31, 201431.82785.13
December 31, 201335.2868.10
September 30, 201331.41774.48
June 30, 201330.67756.11
March 31, 201330.43750.20
December 31, 201230.29746.44
September 30, 201228.72712.06
June 30, 201226.95667.89
March 31, 201226.26650.19
December 31, 201125.99643.49
September 30, 201125.83639.75
June 30, 201124.55608.14
March 31, 201124.5605.81
December 31, 201024.18597.78
September 30, 201023.64584.24
June 30, 201022.31551.44
March 31, 201019.32477.23
December 31, 20092.381.33
September 30, 20090.020.01
June 30, 20090.070.03
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, 20180.010.14
December 31, 20170.010.14
November 30, 20170.010.20
October 31, 20170.010.20
September 30, 20170.010.20
August 31, 20170.010.20
July 31, 20170.010.20
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/A129,657less than 0.1%2018-01-02
Ronald L. OlsonN/A2,435less than 0.1%2016-03-11
Thomas S. MurphyN/A1,489less than 0.1%2014-12-31
Mr. Ajit JainN/A1,224less than 0.1%2018-01-10
Ms. Meryl B. WitmerN/A1,000less than 0.1%2016-01-04
Mr. Charles T. MungerN/A750less than 0.1%2017-11-03
Ms. Susan L. DeckerN/A125less than 0.1%2007-05-05

Top Fund Holders

HolderSharesReport Date% of Total
Assets Managed
% of Shares
Outstanding
Market Value($1000)
VANGUARD GROUP INC   Premium Plus124,265,1792017-12-311.08%5.04%24,631,844
BlackRock Inc.   Premium Plus102,942,2632017-12-310.98%4.17%20,405,217
STATE STREET CORP   Premium Plus84,077,4992017-12-311.34%3.41%16,665,856
Bill Gates Premium63,569,9722017-12-3147.61%2.58%12,600,840
NORTHERN TRUST CORP   Premium Plus20,356,9902017-12-311.05%0.83%4,035,162
GEODE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC   Premium Plus20,146,7112017-12-311.36%0.82%3,985,737
Bank of New York Mellon Corp   Premium Plus16,802,7972017-12-310.88%0.68%3,330,650
FMR LLC   Premium Plus15,037,0402017-12-310.35%0.61%2,980,643
MORGAN STANLEY   Premium Plus13,457,4312017-12-310.75%0.55%2,667,533
EAGLE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC   Premium Plus11,920,4242017-12-318.77%0.48%2,362,866
Capital Research Global Investors   Premium Plus11,663,6702017-12-310.68%0.47%2,311,973
BANK OF AMERICA CORP /DE/   Premium Plus9,038,9152017-12-310.31%0.37%1,791,695
Ameriprise Financial Inc   Premium Plus8,595,5442017-12-310.79%0.35%1,704,457
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC   Premium Plus8,261,5612017-12-310.39%0.33%1,637,606
Boston Partners   Premium Plus8,121,2392017-12-311.90%0.33%1,609,791
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO   Premium Plus7,118,2452017-12-310.32%0.29%1,410,977
SCHWAB CHARLES INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT INC   Premium Plus6,950,2832017-12-311.09%0.28%1,377,644
Legal & General Group Plc   Premium Plus6,767,7852017-12-310.97%0.27%1,341,598
TIAA CREF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC   Premium Plus6,619,5442017-12-310.87%0.27%1,312,126
FLOSSBACH VON STORCH AG   Premium Plus6,560,5712017-12-3113.06%0.27%1,300,436

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