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Warren Edward Buffett
Incorporated in
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Former names
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BRK.A stock data


Investment data

Data from SEC filings
50 long holdings
End of quarter 31 Mar 20
Prev Q
%, QoQ
$62.34B 245.16M 245.16M 0
$19.64B 925.01M 925.01M 0
$17.7B 400M 400M 0
$12.98B 151.61M 151.61M 0
$9.28B 323.21M 323.21M 0
$8.06B 325.63M 325.63M 0
$5.22B 24.67M 24.67M 0
$5.2B 57.71M 59.51M -3.0
$4.56B 132.46M 132.46M 0
$2.9B 38.1M 38.57M -1.2
$2.69B 79.77M 79.77M 0
$2.37B 5.43M 5.43M 0
$2.31B 12.82M 12.95M -1.1
$2.05B 71.89M 70.91M +1.4
$1.91B 53.64M 53.65M -0.0
$1.7B 10.56M 10.56M 0
$1.55B 74.68M 75M -0.4
$1.24B 4.33M 4.33M 0
$1.19B 4.93M 4.93M 0
$1.04B 533.3K 537.3K -0.7
$975.51M 30.85M 31.09M -0.8
$880.43M 9.2M 8.67M +6.1
$699.07M 22.16M 21.94M +1.0
$654.15M 132.42M 136.28M -2.8
$570.48M 18.94M 18.94M 0
$556.67M 5.38M 5.38M 0
$510.87M 41.91M 42.5M -1.4
$470.93M 14.86M 14.86M 0
$457.28M 6.35M 6.35M 0
$415.69M 24.07M 24.26M -0.8
$384.25M 42.79M 43.25M -1.1
$337.78M 8.44M 8.44M 0
$337.43M 18.62M 18.62M 0
$323.86M 20.13M 20.8M -3.2
$318.81M 19.31M 19.79M -2.4
$308.41M 14.17M 14.17M 0
$296.84M 1.92M 12M -84.0
$236.2M 14.95M 15.02M -0.5
$219.25M 18.93M 18.93M 0
$203.44M 643.02K 648.45K -0.8
$171.64M 1.71M 1.71M 0
$115.42M 7.35M 7.35M 0
$42.89M 327.1K 327.1K 0
$34.69M 315.4K 315.4K 0
$28.95M 578K 578K 0
$27.68M 2.63M 2.71M -3.1
$13.17M 1.28M 1.28M 0
$10.18M 43K 43K 0
SPDR S&P 500 Etf TR
$10.16M 39.4K 39.4K 0
$5.55M 59.4K 59.4K 0
312.38K EXIT
227.44K EXIT
Holdings list only includes long positions. Only includes long positions.


4 May 20
12 Jul 20
31 Dec 20


Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Mar 20 Dec 19 Sep 19 Jun 19
Revenue 61.27B 65.37B 64.97B 63.6B
Net income -49.7B 29.23B 16.66B 14.17B
Net profit margin -81.12% 44.72% 25.64% 22.29%
Net change in cash -21.54B -10.66B 30.19B 18.58B
Cash on hand 43.1B 64.63B 75.29B 45.1B
Annual (USD) Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16
Revenue 254.62B 247.84B 239.93B 215.11B
Net income 81.79B 4.32B 45.35B 24.43B
Net profit margin 32.12% 1.74% 18.90% 11.36%
Net change in cash 33.82B -772M 3.54B -39.11B
Cash on hand 64.63B 30.81B 31.58B 28.05B

Financial data from company earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
7 Jul 20 Buffett Warren E Class B Common Stock Gift Dispose G No 0 853,428 0 10,188
7 Jul 20 Buffett Warren E Class B Common Stock Gift Dispose G No 0 853,428 0 1,717,044
7 Jul 20 Buffett Warren E Class B Common Stock Gift Dispose G No 0 1,219,187 0 2,570,472
7 Jul 20 Buffett Warren E Class B Common Stock Gift Dispose G No 0 12,191,874 0 3,789,659
7 Jul 20 Buffett Warren E Class B Common Stock Conversion Aquire C No 0 15,972,000 0 15,981,533
7 Jul 20 Buffett Warren E Class A Common Stock See footnote Conversion Dispose C No 0 10,648 0 248,734
7 Jul 20 Buffett Warren E Class B Common Stock Gift Dispose G No 0 853,428 0 863,616
6 Jul 20 Ajit Jain Class B Common Stock Conversion Aquire C No 0 1,500 0 1,505
6 Jul 20 Ajit Jain Class A Common Stock Class B Common Stock Conversion Dispose C No 0 1 0 0
1 Jul 20 Ajit Jain Class B Common Stock Sell Dispose S No 177.735 5,600 995.32K 192,095
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 2609 2564 +1.8%
Opened positions 234 344 -32.0%
Closed positions 189 118 +60.2%
Increased positions 1213 913 +32.9%
Reduced positions 952 949 +0.3%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 214.9B 212.7B +1.0%
Total shares 949.02M 943.39M +0.6%
Total puts 11.4M 10.05M +13.5%
Total calls 17.24M 15.49M +11.3%
Total put/call ratio 0.7 0.6 +2.0%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 145.87M $27.37B +2.8%
BLK BlackRock 109.86M $20.43B -0.2%
STT State Street 76.46M $14.06B -2.3%
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust 44.91M $8.21B -10.0%
Geode Capital Management 27.69M $5.06B +1.7%
Advisor 22.16M $222.06M NEW
NTRS Northern Trust 20.22M $3.75B -1.0%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 14.98M $2.94B -1.4%
FMR 13.27M $10.75B -31.6%
MS Morgan Stanley 11.34M $2.27B +7.2%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Advisor 22.16M +22.16M NEW
Norges Bank 0 -9.93M EXIT
FMR 13.27M -6.12M -31.6%
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust 44.91M -5M -10.0%
Johanson Financial Advisors 19.71K -4.46M -99.6%
Vanguard 145.87M +3.93M +2.8%
FRLG Goldman Sachs 7.5M -2.39M -24.2%
STT State Street 76.46M -1.82M -2.3%
Capital Research Global Investors 762.98K -1.76M -69.8%
Pershing Square Capital Management 5.45M +1.44M +35.8%

Financial report summary

  • Epidemics, pandemics or other outbreaks, including COVID-19, could hurt our operating businesses.
  • Unfavorable general economic conditions may significantly reduce our operating earnings and impair our ability to access capital markets at a reasonable cost.
Management Discussion
  • Item 2. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
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