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Berkshire Hathaway Inc  (NYSE:BRK.B) Interest Expense: USD -4,354 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2017)

Interest Expense is the amount reported by a company or individual as an expense for borrowed money. Berkshire Hathaway Inc's interest expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was USD -1,233 Mil. Its interest expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2017 was USD -4,354 Mil.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income(EBIT) by its Interest Expense. Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Operating Income for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was USD 5,378 Mil. Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was USD -1,233 Mil. Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2017 was 4.36. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is. Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.


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 Inc Annual Data

Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16
Interest Expense Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -2,744.00 -2,801.00 -3,253.00 -3,515.00 -3,497.00

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17
Interest Expense 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 -1,043.00 -554.00 -1,067.00 -1,500.00 -1,233.00

Calculation

Interest Expense is the amount reported by a company or individual as an expense for borrowed money.

Interest Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2017 was -554 (Dec. 2016 ) + -1067 (Mar. 2017 ) + -1500 (Jun. 2017 ) + -1233 (Sep. 2017 ) = USD -4,354 Mil.

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


Explanation

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense. The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was USD -1,233 Mil. Its Operating Income for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was USD 5,378 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was USD 101,490 Mil.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2017 is calculated as

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: Sep. 2017 )/Interest Expense (Q: Sep. 2017 )
=-1*5378/-1233
=4.36

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

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.


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