Berkshire Balance Sheet - Annual (NYSE:BRK.B)

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$188.86 $0.64 (0.34%) BRK.B stock closing price Jun 21, 2018 (Closing)

A balance sheet is one of the three key financial statements released by a publicly listed company like Berkshire, and helps in stock analysis. All three financial statements should be used to measure the financial performance of the company, and should form a part of the Berkshire stock analysis. Annual results are typically accompanied with the company releasing financial statements. Apart from analyzing Berkshire revenue Berkshire operating cash flow, one needs to check balance sheet items like cash, fixed assets and debt. The Berkshire 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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Cash31.58B28.05B71.73B63.27B48.19B46.99B37.3B38.23B30.56B25.54B
Marketable Securities----------
Receivables42.33B40.4B36.08B34.42B33.32B34.56B32.95B36.14B28.78B28.87B
Inventory----------
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets----------
Total Current Assets
73.91B68.45B107.81B97.69B81.51B81.55B70.25B74.37B59.34B54.41B
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
158.22B152.77B145.17B137.24B122.21B106.87B100.39B93.13B46.66B45.16B
Investment & Advances287.39B235.23B181.75B178.21B175.82B139.77B125.17B117.71B126.29B102.24B
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges----------
Intangibles113.78B112.97B71.86B60.71B57.01B54.52B53.21B49.01B33.97B33.78B
Deposits & Other Assets68.81B51.44B45.68B52.33B48.38B44.74B43.63B38.02B30.86B31.82B
Total Assets
702.1B620.85B552.26B526.19B484.93B427.45B392.65B372.23B297.12B267.4B
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
276.2B243.83B216.51B217.11B197.38B183.44B175.74B164.57B132.84B125.69B
Mortgages----------
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
350.14B334.5B293.63B283.16B260.45B235.86B223.69B209.3B161.33B158.13B
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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The latest Berkshire stock price, and Berkshire historical stock prices show the stock price movement over time, and the Berkshire PE ratio chart displays the PE ratio movement. Apart from stock price, one should also look at balance sheet items which mainly comprise of the following:

  • Assets: An asset is a resource that a corporation like Berkshire owns and has economic value. The two major types of assets are: fixed assets like real estate, plant and machinery and current assets like cash, marketable securities and inventory. The total asset value for BRK.B stock as of 2017 is $702.1B. Its easy to associate the term with manufacturing companies, which invest a lot in factories and equipment. However, the same cannot be said about tech stocks.
  • Liabilities include short term loans and long term loans availed by the company to fund its business operations. BRK.B stock had total liabilities of $350.14B for the year 2017.

Berkshire Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

Current ratio
0.37
Debt to equity ratio
0.28
Asset turnover ratio
0.33
Receivables turnover
5.45
Price to book ratio
1.45