Book value

Why Berkshire Hathaway is worth more than book value

Book value is a measure of a company’s net worth, so it may come as a surprise that Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A) (NYSE: BRK.B) is trading for a premium of around 50% to its book value. However, if you understand what book value is and its shortcomings, this discrepancy makes perfect sense. With that in […]