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Berkshire Hathaway Effective Interest Rate on Debt %

: 3.73% (As of Sep. 2020)
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Effective Interest Rate on Debt % is the usage rate that a borrower actually pays on a debt. It is calculated as the positive value of Interest Expense divided by its average total debt. Total debt equals to Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation plus Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation. Berkshire Hathaway's annualized positive value of Interest Expense for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was $4,000 Mil. Berkshire Hathaway's average total debt for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was $107,190 Mil. Therefore, Berkshire Hathaway's annualized Effective Interest Rate on Debt % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was 3.73%.


Berkshire Hathaway Effective Interest Rate on Debt % Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Berkshire Hathaway Annual Data
Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Effective Interest Rate on Debt % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.28 4.02 4.30 3.85 3.94

Berkshire Hathaway Quarterly Data
Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20
Effective Interest Rate on Debt % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.90 3.86 3.95 3.80 3.73

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Berkshire Hathaway Effective Interest Rate on Debt % Calculation

Berkshire Hathaway's annualized Effective Interest Rate on Debt % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as

Effective Interest Rate on Debt %
=-1  *  Interest Expense/( (Total Debt  (A: Dec. 2018 )+Total Debt  (A: Dec. 2019 ))/ count )
=-1  *  -3961/( (97490+103368)/ 2 )
=-1  *  -3961/100429
=3.94 %

where

Total Debt  (A: Dec. 2018 )
=Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation
=93117 + 4373
=97490

Total Debt  (A: Dec. 2019 )
=Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation
=98682 + 4686
=103368

Berkshire Hathaway's annualized Effective Interest Rate on Debt % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 is calculated as

Effective Interest Rate on Debt %
=-1  *  Interest Expense/( (Total Debt  (Q: Jun. 2020 )+Total Debt  (Q: Sep. 2020 ))/ count )
=-1  *  -4000/( (106689+107691)/ 2 )
=-1  *  -4000/107190
=3.73 %

where

Total Debt  (Q: Jun. 2020 )
=Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation
=103531 + 3158
=106689

Total Debt  (Q: Sep. 2020 )
=Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation
=104331 + 3360
=107691

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

In the calculation of annual Effective Interest Rate on Debt %, the Interest Expense of the last fiscal year and the average total debt over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the Interest Expense data used here is four times the quarterly (Sep. 2020) interest expense data. Effective Interest Rate on Debt % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


Berkshire Hathaway  (NYSE:BRK.A) Effective Interest Rate on Debt % Explanation

Effective Interest Rate on Debt % measures the usage rate that a borrower actually pays on a debt.


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