Berkshire Revenue, Profits - BRK.B Annual Income Statement

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$188.91 $0.05 (0.03%) BRK.B stock closing price Jun 22, 2018 (Closing)

Fundamental analysis of BRK.B stock involves analyzing its financial statements, apart from checking the Berkshire stock price. In the income statement, an investor can look at important parameters like revenue or sales, gross profits, net profits, and EPS basic to gain deeper insights. When compared with the corresponding income statement from the past, the latest income statement shows how revenue has grown from 223.6B to 242.14B and how operating and non operating activities have impacted the BRK.B stock. One also needs to look at Berkshire assets, operating expenses and Berkshire free cash flow. The Berkshire profit and loss statement shows revenue of $242.14B for 2017. Revenue has grown by 8.29% YOY for BRK.B stock.

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Berkshire Revenues or Net Sales
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)63.83B43.75B39.46B38.59B33.6B32.92B31.83B28.74B26.33B22.73B
Berkshire Gross Profit
Research & Development Expense----------
Selling General & Admin Expense152.01B143.61B132.9B124.73B114.13B101.86B91.25B82.93B69.5B72B
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization26.29B36.24B38.46B31.36B34.43B27.69B20.62B24.52B16.67B13.06B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization----------
Non Operating Income2.94B923M---2.83B-2.71B-2.64B-2.91B-3.12B-3.52B
Interest Expense5.39B3.5B3.52B3.25B2.8B2.74B2.66B2.56B1.99B1.96B
Berkshire Pretax Income
Provision for Income Taxes-21.52B9.24B10.53B7.94B8.95B6.92B4.57B5.61B3.54B1.98B
Investment Gains Losses----------
Other Income-------50M427M-
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations45.35B24.43B24.41B20.17B19.85B15.31B10.75B13.49B8.44B4.99B
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations----------
Berkshire Profit/ Loss (Net Income)
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS2.47B2.47B2.46B2.47B2.47B2.48B2.48B2.45B2.33B2.32B
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS2.47B2.47B2.46B2.47B2.47B2.48B2.48B2.45B2.33B2.32B
Income Before Nonrecurring Items14.46B17.58B17.36B16.55B15.14B12.6B10.25B12.97B8.06B4.99B
Income from Nonrecurring Items30.48B6.5B6.73B3.32B4.34B2.23B----
Berkshire Earnings Per Share Basic Net
Berkshire Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items5.867.137.046.716.
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 stock analysis. An investor must check the following items in an income statement:

  • Top line: The word topline comes from the fact that the first line of an income statement refers to sales numbers. If you check you will find that BRK.B stock has a topline or revenue of $242.14B for 2017 as per this Berkshire revenue chart. Investors look for stocks with a growing top line.
  • Bottom line: This refers to the last line in a profit and loss statement and denotes the net profit or loss for a particular period. The figure currently stands at $44.94B for Berkshire for 2017. This figure is arrived at after deducting all operating expenses, interest, and taxes from revenue.

The income statement is also called statement of revenue and expense. The BRK.B financials along with Berkshire historical stock prices provide a lot of details about the firm.

Berkshire Income Statement - Key Financial Ratios

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