Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a renowned North American international firm holding company which is presently headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, that supervises and sees over a figure of subsidiaries.
The corporation exclusively owns big names like GEICO ltd., Lubrizol, Helzberg Diamonds, Flight-Safety International, and NetJets, about 50% of Heinz and a secret percentage of Mars, Inc. It also has noteworthy minority holdings in companies like American Express, The Coca-Cola Company, Wells Fargo, IBM and also Restaurant Brands Intl. Berkshire Hathaway showed a Year-on-Year increase in manuscript value of about 19% to its shareholders for the last 50 years successively as contrasted to about 10% from the S&P 500 with dividends during the same period, while using large amount of capital funds, and minimizing debt. The company is well recognized for its director and investor Warren Buffett, who is the again the CEO of the company and friend. Charlie Munger is currently the company's vice Chair-man. In the early hours of his career at Berkshire, Buffet focused on long-standing savings in publicly quoted stocks. However more recently he has decided on purchasing entire companies. Berkshire currently owns an assorted range of businesses which include confec., retail, railroad, encyclopedias, vacuum cleaning apparatus, jewelry sales and distribution of uniforms, and several other local electrical and gas utilities. As per the data published by the Forbes list, Berkshire Hathaway is currently the 5th biggest unrestricted corporation in the world. On the date of August 14, 2014, the cost of the company's 'A' class stocks hit about $200,000 per share for the very first time in the record of the company. Berkshire's class-A shares just sold for $227,000 approx. as of December 23, 2014, currently the highest-valued shares in the New-York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Market Cap.: $358.27 B
Net Sales for FY 2014: $ 194.673B
The net revenue for each company for the year 2014 has been compared to list the top 10 conglomerate corporations in the United States of America.