Berkshire Hathaway Statistics and Revenue Totals for 2024

Last Updated on: January 14th, 2024

Here are a few of the most interesting Berkshire Hathaway statistics and facts I was able to dig up including restaurant count, revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Berkshire Hathaway Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Berkshire Hathaway.

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1839
  • Headquarters: Omaha, NE
  • Founder(s): Oliver Chace
  • Current Chief Executive: Warren Buffett

Berkshire Hathaway statistics revenue facts
Berkshire Hathaway is a multinational conglomerate holding company based in the United States. The company was founded by Oliver Chace in 1839 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.Berkshire Hathaway owns a diverse portfolio of subsidiaries and investments across a wide range of industries, including insurance, energy, retail, manufacturing, and transportation. Some of its most well-known subsidiaries include Geico, Dairy Queen, Duracell, and Fruit of the Loom.The company is known for its long-term investment approach and has a reputation for acquiring companies and holding them for the long term. Berkshire Hathaway’s investment portfolio also includes a range of publicly traded companies, such as Apple, Coca-Cola, and American Express.As of 2021, Berkshire Hathaway is one of the largest companies in the world by market capitalization, with a value of over $600 billion. Warren Buffett, the company’s founder and chairman, is considered one of the most successful investors of all time, and has often been referred to as the “Oracle of Omaha” for his investment insights and strategies.Berkshire Hathaway History

  • 1839 – Valley Falls Company is established
  • 1929 – Valley Falls Co merges with the Berkshire Cotton Manufacturing Co to form Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates
  • 1955 – Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates merges with the Hathaway Manufacturing Company to form Berkshire Hathaway
  • 1964 – Warren Buffett buys enough stock to take control of Berkshire Hathaway
  • 1985 – Berkshire Hathaway closes its last textile operation
  • 1995 – Helzberg Diamonds is purchased
  • 1996 – GEICO is purchased
  • 1998 – Gen Re is purchased
  • 2000 – Benjamin Moore is purchased
  • 2002 – Fruit of the Loom is purchased
  • 2002 – The Pampered Chef is purchased
  • 2006 – Russell Corporation is purchased
  • 2014 – Duracell is purchased

Companies Owned by Berkshire Hathaway:

Acme Brick Company Duracell Lubrizol Corporation
Applied Underwriters Fechheimer Brothers Company Marmon Holdings, Inc.
Ben Bridge Jeweler FlightSafety McLane Company
Benjamin Moore & Co. Forest River MedPro Group
Berkshire Hathaway Automotive Fruit of the Loom Companies MiTek Inc.
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company Garan Incorporated National Indemnity Company
Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies Gateway Underwriters Agency Nebraska Furniture Mart
Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies GEICO Auto Insurance NetJets®
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance General Re Oriental Trading Company
BH Media Group Helzberg Diamonds Pampered Chef®
BoatU.S. H.H. Brown Shoe Group Precision Castparts Corp.
Borsheims Fine Jewelry HomeServices of America Precision Steel Warehouse, Inc.
Brooks International Dairy Queen, Inc. RC Willey Home Furnishings
Buffalo NEWS, Buffalo NY IMC International Metalworking Companies Richline Group
BNSF Johns Manville Scott Fetzer Companies
Business Wire Jordan’s Furniture See’s Candies
Central States Indemnity Company Justin Brands Shaw Industries
Charter Brokerage Kraft Heinz Star Furniture
Clayton Homes Larson-Juhl TTI, Inc.
CORT Business Services LiquidPower Specialty Products Inc. (LSPI) United States Liability Insurance Group
CTB Inc. Louis – Motorcycle & Leisure XTRA Corporation

Berkshire Hathaway Statistics

Berkshire Hathaway Employee Count

Berkshire Hathaway number of employees:

372,000 employees

Last updated 1/1/22

Berkshire Hathaway Revenue Totals

Berkshire Hathaway annual revenue:

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Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Berkshire Hathaway statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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