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Berkshire Hathaway Net Margin %

: 7.93% (As of Mar. 2022)
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Net margin is calculated as Net Income divided by its Revenue. Berkshire Hathaway's Net Income for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $5,460 Mil. Berkshire Hathaway's Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $68,832 Mil. Therefore, Berkshire Hathaway's net margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was 7.93%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Berkshire Hathaway's Net Margin % or its related term are showing as below:

BRK.A' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78   Med: 11.1   Max: 25.32
Current: 23.66


BRK.A's Net Margin % is ranked better than
88.93% of 506 companies
in the Insurance industry
Industry Median: 6.09 vs BRK.A: 23.66

Berkshire Hathaway Net Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Berkshire Hathaway's Net Margin % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Berkshire Hathaway Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Net Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 18.57 1.78 24.88 14.85 25.32

Berkshire Hathaway Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
Net Margin % 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 16.66 29.11 13.70 35.30 7.93

Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Diversified subindustry, Berkshire Hathaway's Net Margin %, along with its competitors' market caps and Net Margin % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Berkshire Hathaway Net Margin % Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Berkshire Hathaway's Net Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Berkshire Hathaway's Net Margin % falls into.



Berkshire Hathaway Net Margin % Calculation

Net margin - also known as net profit margin is the ratio of Net Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Berkshire Hathaway's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Dec. 2021 )/Revenue (A: Dec. 2021 )
=89795/354636
=25.32 %

Berkshire Hathaway's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Mar. 2022 )/Revenue (Q: Mar. 2022 )
=5460/68832
=7.93 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Berkshire Hathaway  (NYSE:BRK.A) Net Margin % Explanation

Although Net Income and Earnings-per-Share (EPS) are the most widely used parameter in measuring a company's profitability and valuation, it is the least reliable. The reason is that reported earnings can be manipulated easily by adjusting any numbers such as Depreciation, Depletion and Amotorization and non-recurring items.

But the long term trend of the net margin is a good indicator of the competitiveness and health of the business.


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Berkshire Hathaway Business Description

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Address
3555 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE, USA, 68131
Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company with a wide array of subsidiaries engaged in diverse activities. The firm's core business segment is insurance, run primarily through Geico, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, and Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group. Berkshire has used the excess cash thrown off from these and its other operations over the years to acquire Burlington Northern Santa Fe (railroad), Berkshire Hathaway Energy (utilities and energy distributors), and the firms that make up its manufacturing, service, and retailing operations (which include five of Berkshire's largest noninsurance pretax earnings generators: Precision Castparts, Lubrizol, Clayton Homes, Marmon, and IMC/ISCAR). The conglomerate is unique in that it is run on a completely decentralized basis.
Executives
Jain Ajit director, officer: Vice Chairman 100 FIRST STAMFORD PLACE BHRG STAMFORD CT 06902
Munger Charles T director, officer: Vice Chairman 355 S GRAND AV 34TH FL LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Buffett Warren E director, 10 percent owner, officer: Chairman and CEO 3555 FARNAM ST STE 1440 OMAHA NE 68131
Witmer Meryl B director 655 THIRD AVENUE 11TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10017
Chenault Kenneth I director AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY 200 VESEY STREET NEW YORK NY 10285
Gottesman David S director
Guyman Charlotte director 3324 78TH PL. N.E. MEDINA WA 98004
Olson Ronald L director EDISON INTERNATIONAL 2244 WALNUT GROVE AVENUE ROSEMEAD CA 91770
Abel Gregory director, officer: Vice Chairman C/O BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. 3555 FARNAM STREET OMAHA NE 68131
Murphy Thomas S director C/O WALT DISNEY CO 500 S BUENA VISTA STREET BURBANK CA 91521-1010
Burke Stephen B director 41 CENTRAL PARK WEST - APT 11A NEW YORK NY 10023
Keough Donald R /ny director 200 GALLERIA PARKWAY, SE SUITE 970 ATLANTA 2Q 30339-5945
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust 10 percent owner 2365 CARILLON POINT KIRKLAND WA 98033
Decker Susan L director C/O YAHOO INC 701 FIRST AVE SUNNYVALE CA 94089
Chace Malcolm G director ONE PROVIDENCE WASHINGTON PLZ 4TH FL PROVIDENCE RI 02903

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