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Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) Profitability Rank

: 6 (As of Sep. 2023)
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Berkshire Hathaway has the Profitability Rank of 6.

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %
2. Piotroski F-Score
3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
4. Consistency of the profitability
5. Predictability Rank

Berkshire Hathaway's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 was 0.00%. As of today, Berkshire Hathaway's Piotroski F-Score is 7.


Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Diversified subindustry, Berkshire Hathaway's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability Rank 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 Profitability Rank Distribution

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

* The bar in red indicates where Berkshire Hathaway's Profitability Rank falls into.



Berkshire Hathaway Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Berkshire Hathaway has the Profitability Rank of 6.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Berkshire Hathaway's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Sep. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Sep. 2023 )
=0 / 63432
=0.00 %

* 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.

2. Piotroski F-Score

Good Sign:

Piotroski F-Score is 7, indicates a very healthy situation.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Berkshire Hathaway has an F-score of 7. It is a good or high score, which usually indicates a very healthy situation.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) Business Description

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
Ajit Jain director, officer: Vice Chairman 100 FIRST STAMFORD PLACE, BHRG, STAMFORD CT 06902
Murphy Thomas S Jr director C/O CRESTVIEW ADVISORS, 667 MADISON AVENUE, 10TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10021
Warren E Buffett director, 10 percent owner, officer: Chairman and CEO 3555 FARNAM ST, STE 1440, OMAHA NE 68131
Charlotte Guyman director 3324 78TH PL. N.E., MEDINA WA 98004
Susan A. Buffett director 808 CONAGRA DRIVE, OMAHA NE 68102
Christopher C Davis director C/O GRAHAM HOLDINGS COMPANY, 1300 NORTH 17TH STREET, SUITE 1700, ARLINGTON VA 22209
Ronald L Olson director EDISON INTERNATIONAL, 2244 WALNUT GROVE AVENUE, ROSEMEAD CA 91770
Kenneth I Chenault director C/O GENERAL CATALYST, 20 UNIVERSITY ROAD, 4TH FLOOR, CAMBRIDGE MA 02138
Gregory Abel director, officer: Vice Chairman 666 GRAND AVE., STE.500, DES MOINES IA 50309
Meryl B Witmer director 655 THIRD AVENUE, 11TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10017
Thomas S Murphy director C/O WALT DISNEY CO, 500 S BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521-1010
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust 10 percent owner 2365 CARILLON POINT, KIRKLAND WA 98033
Stephen B Burke director 41 CENTRAL PARK WEST - APT 11A, NEW YORK NY 10023
Susan L Decker director C/O YAHOO INC, 701 FIRST AVE, SUNNYVALE CA 94089
Gates William H Iii director 2365 CARILLON POINT, KIRKLAND WA 98033