BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway and its subsidiaries engage in diverse business activities including insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, manufacturing, retailing and services. Common stock of the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading symbols BRK.A and BRK.B.

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46 long holdings
End of quarter 31 Mar 21
Prev Q
%, QoQ
$108.36B 887.14M 887.14M 0
$39.08B 1.01B 1.01B 0
$21.44B 151.61M 151.61M 0
$21.08B 400M 400M 0
$13.03B 325.63M 325.63M 0
$9.24B 158.82M 146.72M +8.3
$7.37B 24.67M 24.67M 0
$7.17B 129.69M 131.14M -1.1
$3.89B 36.1M 36.1M 0
$3.85B 67M 72.5M -7.6
$3.42B 72.36M 72.36M 0
$3.22B 5.21M 5.21M 0
$2.55B 12.82M 12.82M 0
$2.48B 23.67M 48.5M -51.2
$2.47B 22.87M 25.53M -10.4
$2.11B 9.99M 9.99M 0
$1.96B 31.03M 33.34M -6.9
$1.91B 43.21M 43.21M 0
$1.84B 51.06M 33.53M +52.3
$1.65B 533.3K 533.3K 0
$1.63B 4.56M 4.56M 0
$1.4B 6.13M 6.13M 0
$1.38B 17.88M 28.7M -37.7
$1.05B 1.76M 1.73M +1.4
$942.56M 4.1M NEW
$817.91M 24.42M 24.42M 0
$656.77M 5.24M 5.24M 0
$655.05M 14.86M 14.86M 0
$654.78M 10.7M 14.17M -24.5
$644.02M 5.29M 4.27M +23.9
$613.96M 6.35M 6.35M 0
$493.79M 42.79M 42.79M 0
$410.78M 13.89M 23.42M -40.7
$265.88M 43.66M 50M -12.7
$187.64M 7.35M 7.35M 0
$179.89M 643.02K 643.02K 0
$86.21M 3.36M 18.01M -81.3
$53.76M 327.1K 327.1K 0
$42.72M 315.4K 315.4K 0
$33.83M 578K 578K 0
$33.75M 2.63M 2.63M 0
$26.37M 675.05K 52.42M -98.7
$16.67M 1.28M 1.28M 0
$15.67M 43K 43K 0
$15.62M 39.4K 39.4K 0
$10.1M 59.4K 59.4K 0
20.13M EXIT
13.85M EXIT
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17 Jun 21
31 Dec 21
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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
4 May 21 Ajit Jain Class B Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes No 278.19 7,852 2.18M 177,243
26 Apr 21 Munger Charles T Class A Common Stock See footnote Gift Dispose G No No 0 40 0 4,410
13 Apr 21 Ajit Jain Class B Common Stock Gift Dispose G No No 0 38 0 1,158
7 Apr 21 Munger Charles T Class B Common Stock Gift Dispose G No No 0 107 0 643
7 Apr 21 Munger Charles T Class A Common Stock See footnote Gift Dispose G No No 0 8 0 4,450
4 Feb 21 Ajit Jain Class B Common Stock Gift Dispose G No No 0 66 0 1,196

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 2959 2831 +4.5%
Opened positions 249 357 -30.3%
Closed positions 121 196 -38.3%
Increased positions 1189 940 +26.5%
Reduced positions 1194 1243 -3.9%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 259.67B 207.37B +25.2%
Total shares 866.84M 893.53M -3.0%
Total puts 13.13M 16.75M -21.6%
Total calls 19.28M 23.86M -19.2%
Total put/call ratio 0.7 0.7 -3.0%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 135.79M $35.5B +0.5%
BLK Blackrock 108.49M $28.27B +0.4%
STT State Street 78.5M $20.14B +4.5%
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust 37.1M $9.48B -11.9%
Geode Capital Management 28.14M $7.17B +0.2%
NTRS Northern Trust 19.07M $5.09B -4.4%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 14.47M $3.83B -1.4%
MS Morgan Stanley 12.75M $3.5B +4.2%
BAC Bank Of America 11.15M $3.2B +10.6%
FMR 10.41M $14.95B -10.8%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Norges Bank 0 -7.62M EXIT
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust 37.1M -5M -11.9%
STT State Street 78.5M +3.37M +4.5%
Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership 3.13M +3.13M NEW
Capital International Investors 1.39M -3.09M -68.9%
Capital World Investors 1.02M -2.59M -71.7%
Eagle Capital Management 4.7M -2.41M -33.9%
D. E. Shaw & Co. 1.51M -2.36M -61.1%
Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management 1.7M +1.7M NEW
FMR 10.41M -1.26M -10.8%

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Management Discussion
  • Item 2. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
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Cutting insert
15 Jun 21
Inventors: Chang-Hee Choi, Su-Jin Ryu
Cutting insert
15 Jun 21
Inventors: Chang Gyu Park, Su Jin Ryu
Slaughter installation for poultry suspended by the legs
15 Jun 21
Slaughter installation including a conveyor line with carriers for suspending poultry by the legs and conveying the poultry in a conveying track.
Method and apparatus for providing a drumstick from a poultry's leg
15 Jun 21
Method and apparatus for providing a drumstick from a poultry's leg suspended by the ankles in hooks of a carrier, including clamping the poultry's leg with a clamp and arranging that the poultry's leg is kept in position, cutting the ligaments between the drumstick and the thighbone for removal of the thighbone and providing the drumstick, raising the clamp with the poultry's leg so as to raise the ankles from the hooks of the carrier and arranging that the knee joint is positioned at a predetermined altitude, and providing that a cutter is positioned at the predetermined altitude and is activated to cut through the knee joint so as to separate the thighbone from the drumstick.
Lubricant compositions for direct injection engines
15 Jun 21
The invention is directed to a method for reducing low speed pre-ignition events in a spark-ignited direct injection internal combustion engine by supplying to the sump a lubricant composition which contains an oil of lubricating viscosity and an ashless antioxidant.