Research and Markets: 2013 Report on the International Dispersant/Dispersing Agent Market - Includes Forecast to 2018
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Sokol's resignation clouds Berkshire's succession plan, while his Lubrizol trades tarnish to some extent the firm's legacy of strong ethical behavior.
Alternative methods have some use, but we think discounted cash flow is the most fundamentally sound way to value the conglomerate, as we discuss in the final installment of our 5-part series.
We'd like to see Buffett address future acquisitions, his take on the economy, the firm's succession plan, and more at this year's annual meeting.
Although these three firms might be too small for Berkshire, they have great competitive advantages, and our analysts think they're cheap, too.
After the market runup, Berkshire's best place to deploy cash might be making investments in its capital-intensive businesses like Burlington Northern, says Morningstar's Gregg Warren.
Morningstar's Gregg Warren says Berkshire's sterling balance sheet, strong business, and unique structure will sustain the firm's competitive standing--even without Buffett.
We believe the Sokol debacle has set the stage for a somewhat more contentious question-and-answer session at this year's annual meeting.
A Berkshire board report finding Sokol in violation of ethics will not quiet the clamor over succession planning and other concerns at the firm.