Berkshire (/ˈbɑːkˌʃə/) es uno de los cuarenta y siete condados de Inglaterra, Reino Unido, con capital en Reading. Ubicado en la región Sudeste limita al norte con Oxfordshire y Buckinghamshire, al este con Gran Londres y Surrey, al sur con Hampshire y al oeste con Wiltshire.
One of the home counties, Berkshire was recognised by Queen Elizabeth II as the Royal County of Berkshire in 1957 because of the presence of Windsor Castle, and letters patent were issued in 1974.   Berkshire is a county of historic origin, a ceremonial county and a non-metropolitan county without a county council.
Berkshire Hathaway es una sociedad tenedora de origen estadounidense, dueña total o parcial de las acciones de varios grupos empresariales. Tiene sus raíces en la fábrica textil establecida en 1839 por Oliver Chace conocida como Valley Falls Company, en Valley Falls, Rhode Island.
Los Berkshires son una región montañosa localizada en el oeste de los estados estadounidenses de Massachusetts y Connecticut. El término "Bershires" es normalmente usado por los locales, para referirse a la porción de las Green Mountains del estado de Vermont que se extienden hacia el sur por el oeste de Massachusetts.
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Berkshire Hathaway traces its roots to a textile manufacturing company established by Oliver Chace in 1839 as the Valley Falls Company in Valley Falls, Rhode Island. Chace had previously worked for Samuel Slater, the founder of the first successful textile mill in America. Chace founded his first textile mill in 1806. In 1929, the Valley Falls Comp...
Berkshire's class A shares sold for $465,725 as of January 5, 2022, making them the highest-priced shares on the New York Stock Exchange, in part because they have never had a stock split and have only paid a dividend once since Warren Buffett took over, retaining corporate earnings on its balance sheet in a manner that is impermissible for mutual ...
Insurance and reinsurance business activities are conducted through approximately 70 domestic and foreign-based insurance companies. Berkshire's insurance businesses provide insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks primarily in the United States. In addition, as a result of the General Re acquisition in December 1998, Berkshire's insurance businesses also includes life, accident, and health reinsurers, as well as internationally based property and casualty reinsurers. Berkshir...
Utilities and energy group
In 2008, Berkshire owned 85 million shares of ConocoPhillips. Later, in one of Buffett's interviews, he described this as "a major mistake" as the price of oil collapsed. Berkshire offloaded most of its shares but held 472 thousand shares until 2012. In that year, ConocoPhillips spun off a subsidiary, Phillips 66, of which Berkshire owned 27 million shares. Berkshire later sold back $1.4 billion worth of shares to Phillips 66 in exchange for Phillips Specialty Products.Buffett frequently refe...
Finance and financial services
Berkshire Hathaway acquired Clayton Homes, a maker of modular homes, storage trailers, chassis, intermodal piggyback trailers and domestic containers. Clayton's finance business, (loans to manufactured home owners), earned $206 million down from $526 million in 2007. Loan losses remain 3.6% up from 2.9%.Business data for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A stock:Business data for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B stock: