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Berkshire Hathaway Tangible Book per Share

: $197,629.49 (As of Sep. 2020)
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Tangible book value per share is calculated as the total tangible equity divided by Shares Outstanding (EOP). Total tangible equity is calculated as the Total Stockholders Equity minus Preferred Stock minus Intangible Assets. Berkshire Hathaway's tangible book value per share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was $197,629.49.

Since intangibles such as goodwill cannot be sold when the company liquidates, tangible book value per share is considered more accurate in reflecting how much shareholders will receive when the company liquidates.


Berkshire Hathaway Tangible Book per Share 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
Tangible Book per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 111,382.57 102,472.76 142,174.67 143,534.46 191,551.18

Berkshire Hathaway Quarterly Data
Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20
Tangible Book per Share 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 174,650.06 191,551.18 159,645.56 182,361.43 197,629.49

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Berkshire Hathaway Tangible Book per Share Distribution

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Berkshire Hathaway Tangible Book per Share Calculation

Berkshire Hathaway's Tangible Book Value Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as

Tangible Book Value per Share=(Total Stockholders Equity-Preferred Stock-Intangible Assets)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(424791-0-113528)/1.62496
=191,551.18

Berkshire Hathaway's Tangible Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 is calculated as

Tangible Book Value per Share=(Total Stockholders Equity-Preferred Stock-Intangible Assets)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(415155-0-101517)/1.587
=197,629.49

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

Theoretically it is what the shareholders will receive if the company is liquidated. Total equity is a balance sheet item and equal to total assets less total liabilities of the company. Since intangibles such as goodwill cannot be sold when the company liquidates, tangible book value per share is considered more accurate in reflecting how much shareholders will receive when the company liquidates.


Berkshire Hathaway  (NYSE:BRK.A) Tangible Book per Share Explanation

Usually a company's book value and Tangible Book per Share may not reflect its true value. The assets may be carried on the balance sheets at the original cost minus depreciation. This may underestimate the true economic values of the assets. It also may over-estimate their true economic value because the assets can become obsolete.

For financial companies such as banks and insurance companies, their assets may be reported in current market value of the assets owned. Book values of financial companies are more accurate indicator of the economic value of the company.


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