Berkshire Hathaway Balance Sheet - Annual (NYSE:BRK.A)

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The Berkshire Hathaway balance sheet is a snapshot of the company's financial health at a given point of time, whereas the other two financial statements are for a particular accounting period. Financial strength can be guaged by performing Berkshire Hathaway stock analysis and by analyzing the balance sheet. A company releases its balance sheet every year along with its annual results. Apart from analyzing Berkshire Hathaway revenue Berkshire Hathaway operating cash flow, one needs to check balance sheet items like cash, fixed assets and debt. The Berkshire Hathaway balance sheet for 2017 shows cash on hand of $31.58B. The company has a debt to equity ratio of 0.28.

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Marketable Securities----------
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets----------
Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment214.25B202.99B190.97B179.43B159.26B137.26B126.55B116.99B68.23B64.62B
Accumulated Depreciation56.03B50.22B45.81B42.18B37.05B30.39B26.15B23.86B21.57B19.46B
Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances287.39B235.23B181.75B178.21B175.82B139.77B125.17B117.71B126.29B102.24B
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges----------
Deposits & Other Assets68.81B51.44B45.68B52.33B48.38B44.74B43.63B38.02B30.86B31.82B
Total Assets
Notes Payable----------
Accounts Payable173.61B142.18B132.22B136.91B125.15B120.7B115.36B106B94.93B88.8B
Current Portion Long-Term Debt102.59B101.64B84.29B80.21B72.22B62.74B60.38B58.57B37.91B36.88B
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses----------
Income Taxes Payable----------
Other Current Liabilities----------
Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income56.61B77.94B63.13B61.24B57.74B44.49B37.8B36.35B19.23B10.28B
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt----------
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities17.34B12.73B13.99B4.81B5.33B7.93B10.14B8.37B9.27B17.86B
Total Liabilities
Minority Interest---------4.31B
Preferred Stock----------
Common Stock Net8M8M8M8M8M8M8M8M8M8M
Capital Surplus35.69B35.68B35.62B35.57B35.47B37.23B37.81B37.53B27.07B27.13B
Retained Earnings255.79B211.78B187.7B163.62B143.75B124.27B109.45B99.19B86.23B78.17B
Treasury Stock1.76B1.76B1.76B1.76B1.36B1.36B67M---
Other Liabilities62.23B40.66B37.06B45.59B46.62B31.44B21.77B26.2B22.48B3.95B
Shareholders Equity351.95B286.36B258.63B243.03B224.49B191.59B168.96B162.93B135.79B109.27B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity702.1B620.85B552.26B526.19B484.93B427.45B392.65B372.23B297.12B267.4B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Looking at Berkshire Hathaway historical stock prices and the current Berkshire Hathaway stock price can tell you how the stock price has moved, whereas the Berkshire Hathaway PE ratio chart shows if its shares are overpriced in comparison to peers. The important things to look for in a balance sheet are:

  • Assets: Anything that the Berkshire Hathaway company owns and is a part of its books. Assets can be of three types: fixed, current and other assets which includes intangibles, advances. Internet companies typically don't have a lot of assets as there is not much investment in say machinery, equipment etc. Berkshire Hathaway had total assets of $702.1B.
  • Liabilities: The total liabilities of Berkshire Hathaway for the year 2017 total to $350.14B. Liabilities for a company like Berkshire Hathaway include bank loans, services which have been availed for which a settlement in the form of cash/ asset transfer needs to be done in future etc. A firm takes on such obligations to grow its business which in turn will generate future economic benefits for its business.

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