Buffett’s Compensation Falls Slightly in 2014

The Berkshire Hathaway CEO and chairman Warren Buffett saw a slight drop in compensation from 2013 to 2014, but the pay of his second-in-command has risen quite a bit because of an acquisition, we learn according to a regulatory filing. Warren Buffett, chairman of the company, received a total dollar amount of $464,011 during 2014, …

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Duracell Deals Raises Tax Benefit Profile

Allan Sloan, finance watcher, chose to analyze the pending Duracell/Procter & Gamble deal with Berkshire Hathaway for the Washington Post. He mentions that it uses a once minor loophole in taxes known as the “cash-rich split off” that has become large enough to make Sloan “sit up and pay attention.” Sloan makes an estimate saying …

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Berkshire Hathaway Breaks All Time High

Last year, Warren Buffett mentioned that Berkshire Hathaway and the future of the company is going to be about expanding and buying big businesses. As Buffett celebrates is golden anniversary as far as running the company is concerned, many investors are beginning to rally behind the idea. Shares of Berkshire Hathaway, based out of Omaha, …

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Berkshire Hathaway Get Strong Buy Rating

Due to a number of expansions in the insurance business, plus recent acquisitions and a strong third-quarter, Zacks earnings estimates were given an upward revision. In the last 60 days, the 2014 Zacks Consensus Estimate moved up by 1.4%. And for the 2015 estimate, it also moved up by the same consensus estimate amount. The …

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Buffett Now Second Richest in the World

After Berkshire Hathaway shares have reached record numbers this past Friday, Warren Buffett has now slid into the second spot as the second richest persons in the world. Currently, Class B shares of Berkshire Hathaway are trading at $152 a share, and this is a 27% increase year to date. The latest rise in price …

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Berkshire Makes Secret Trades and Opens Express Scripts Stake

Berkshire Hathaway, owned by Warren Buffett, just announced that they have taken out a $35 million stake in Express Scripts Holding Co. The investment company has also made one other trade that they requested it be kept confidential. The company’s holdings in General Motors have risen by 21%. They also had an investment in Charter …

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Berkshire Hathaway to Purchase Duracell from P&G

Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett’s investment company, has come to an agreement to purchase Duracell, the battery company, from Procter & Gamble. This deal comes only a month after the computer products business decided to sell the asset. The Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate, which owns railroads, retailers, insurance companies and other businesses, believes that the deal is …

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