Berkshire Hathaway Revenue, Profits - BRK.A Annual Income Statement

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$288755 $8194.34 (2.76%) BRK.A stock closing price Mar 23, 2018 (Closing)

Financial statements provide us with a way to gain insights and undertake the fundamental analysis of a company. Checking Berkshire Hathaway stock price alone is not sufficient. The key financial statements of a company are the income statement, the balance sheet and the cash flow statement. When compared with the corresponding income statement from the past, the latest income statement shows how revenue has grown from 210.82B to 223.6B and how operating and non operating activities have impacted the BRK.A stock. The operating expenses as shown in the Berkshire Hathaway profit and loss statement for 2016 total to $143.61B. This line item shows that the operating expenses has increased compared with last year. Also check: Berkshire Hathaway assets and Berkshire Hathaway free cash flow.

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Berkshire Hathaway Revenues or Net Sales
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)43.75B39.46B38.59B33.6B32.92B31.83B28.74B26.33B22.73B
Berkshire Hathaway Gross Profit
Research & Development Expense---------
Selling General & Admin Expense143.61B132.9B124.73B114.13B101.86B91.25B82.93B69.5B72B
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization36.24B38.46B31.36B34.43B27.69B20.62B24.52B16.67B13.06B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization---------
Non Operating Income923M---2.83B-2.71B-2.64B-2.91B-3.12B-3.52B
Interest Expense3.5B3.52B3.25B2.8B2.74B2.66B2.56B1.99B1.96B
Berkshire Hathaway Pretax Income
Provision for Income Taxes9.24B10.53B7.94B8.95B6.92B4.57B5.61B3.54B1.98B
Investment Gains Losses---------
Other Income------50M427M-
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations24.43B24.41B20.17B19.85B15.31B10.75B13.49B8.44B4.99B
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations---------
Berkshire Hathaway Profit/ Loss (Net Income)
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS1.64M1.64M1.64M1.64M1.65M1.65M1.64M1.55M1.55M
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS1.64M1.64M1.64M1.64M1.65M1.65M1.64M1.55M1.55M
Income Before Nonrecurring Items17.58B17.36B16.55B15.14B14.82B10.25B12.97B8.06B4.99B
Income from Nonrecurring Items6.5B6.73B3.32B4.34B-----
Berkshire Hathaway Earnings Per Share Basic Net
Berkshire Hathaway Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items10693.0010564.0010071.009211.008977.206215.007928.005193.003224.01
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd---------
Dividends Common---------
Dividend Per Share Common0.
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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It is very helpful to read a report on Berkshire Hathaway stock analysis. An investor must check the following items in an income statement:

  • Topline: A growing topline, as seen from the Berkshire Hathaway revenue chart, as is the case with Berkshire Hathaway indicates a growing business. One needs to compare the YoY topline or sales growth of BRK.A stock with its peers like ASAM stock and BRK.B stock to see if the growth compares well with what can be expected from a company in that industry.
  • Bottom line: Most businesses like Berkshire Hathaway try to grow their profits by growing their topline and by increasing their operating efficiency. A healthy bottom line growth implies a good investment.

The income statement is also called the profit and loss statement. Apart from the BRK.A income statement, one can check the Berkshire Hathaway historical stock prices to check how the price has moved with time.

Berkshire Hathaway Income Statement - Key Financial Ratios

PE Ratio (price earnings ratio)
PS Ratio (price sales ratio)
Operating Margin
Net Profit Margin
Dividend Yield