Company Name: Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company that owns a number of different subsidiaries engaged businesses in numerous industries. Examples of the company’s businesses and activities include:

  • Insurance and Reinsurance: Geico, General Re, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group
  • Railroads: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
  • Utilities and Energy: MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, PacifiCorp, NV Energy, mid-stream assets, utilities in Great Britain.
  • Apparel
  • Aviation training services
  • Building Products
  • Food: Dairy Queen, Orange Julius, Karmelkorn, See’s Candies, Pampered Chef
  • Home Furnishing: Nebraska Furniture Mart, R.C. Willey Home Furnishings, Star Furniture Company and Jordan’s Furniture.
  • Jewelry Stores: Borsheim Jewelry Company, Helzberg’s Diamond Shops, Ben Bridge Corporation
  • Manufacturing Businesses
  • Manufactured Housing: Clayton Homes
  • News Services: Business Wire
  • Residential real estate brokerage firms: HomeServices of America
  • Retail: Oriental Trading Company
  • Wholesale Distribution: McLane Company

Ticker Symbol: BRK.A, BRK.B (New York Stock Exchange)


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Headquarters: Omaha, Nebraska