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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.A)
Purchase Of Business
$-2,813 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's purchase of business for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-1,599 Mil. It means Berkshire Hathaway Inc spent $1,599 Mil on purchasing business. Berkshire Hathaway Inc's purchase of business for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-2,813 Mil.

Compared with last quarter ($-584 Mil in Dec. 2016 ), Berkshire Hathaway Inc spent more money on purchasing business in Mar. 2017 ($-1,599 Mil).


Definition

The amount used to purchase business.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Purchase Of Business for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -255 (Jun. 2016 ) + -375 (Sep. 2016 ) + -584 (Dec. 2016 ) + -1599 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-2,813 Mil.

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


Related Terms

Sale of Business, Cash Flow for Capital Expenditures, Cash Flow from Investing


Historical Data

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

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
PurchaseOfBusiness -1,602-6,050-108-15,924-8,685-3,188-6,431-4,824-4,902-31,399

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
PurchaseOfBusiness -3,755-3,995-505-302-100-30,185-255-375-584-1,599
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