Berkshire Profit Doubles

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway posted first-quarter earnings Friday that doubled versus last year, buoyed by gains in its insurance businesses and derivatives holdings.

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    They expect $0.59 earnings per share, up 20.41 % or $0.10 from last year’s $0.49 per share. SNV’s profit will be $72.31 million for 18.22 P/E if the $0.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual earnings per share reported by Synovus Financial Corp ...
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  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Stock Is Still a Treasured Buy
    From Berkshire’s 2016 annual report: “If our premiums exceed the total of our expenses and eventual losses, our insurance operation registers an underwriting profit that adds to the investment income the float produces. When such a profit is earned ...
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  • 2016 annual report
    BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. To the Shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.: Berkshire’s gain in net worth during 2016 was $27.5 billion, which increased the per-share ...
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  • Berkshire
    Berkshire (/ ˈ b ɑː k ʃ ə / or / ˈ b ɑː k ʃ ɪər /, abbreviated Berks, in the 17th century sometimes spelled Barkeshire as it is pronounced) is a county in ...
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    Berkshire Partners is an American private equity firm that has invested in over 100 middle market companies since 1986 through eight investment funds with aggregate ...
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