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  1. New shareholder letter

    Commentary

    Sat, 1 Mar 2014

    Cool is chairperson of Benjamin Moore Paint, and likely never worked in paint... David Sokol was put in charge of NetJets prior to having any real experience in that area)... but it is VERY rare. So, despite my belief that the subsidiaries

  2. Bombardier Reports Weak Second-Quarter 2012 Sales

    Commentary

    Thu, 9 Aug 2012

    brings the year to date to 214 aircraft. The company closed its previously announced a 100 business aircraft order from NetJets that included 75 Challenger 300s and 25 Challenger 605s. Recall that total 2011 orders totaled 249 aircraft. The cancellation

  3. Why General Dynamics’ 3.2% Dividend Yield Beats Fatter Payouts at Defense Competitors

    Headlines

    Fri, 22 Jun 2012

    percent of last year’s revenues. Even though the NetJets unit of investing guru Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.A ) holding company recently chose to place a

  4. Sokol's Departure Leaves Buffett Succession Unclear; Lubrizol Trades Tarnish Berkshire's Reputation

    Commentary

    Wed, 30 Mar 2011

    In a surprising announcement, Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A BRK.B said Wednesday that David Sokol, chairman of MidAmerican Energy and chairman and CEO of NetJets , and the presumed heir apparent to Warren Buffett's

  5. Berkshire Hathaway's NetJets Posts Profits but Margins Remain Under Pressure

    Headlines

    Thu, 10 Feb 2011

    Ravi Nagarajan submits: In a recent interview with Aviation Week, NetJets Chairman and CEO David Sokol stated that he is “comfortable” with his previous prediction that the company will post pre-tax

  6. Berkshire Posts Mixed 3Q Results; BNSF Acquisition Lifts Operating Income

    Commentary

    Mon, 8 Nov 2010

    Berkshire Hathaway 's BRK.ABRK.B third-quarter ..... investment income and a loss at Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group depressed ..... Forest River. Results at NetJets continue to improve as ..... first nine months of 2010, NetJets posted a $158 million

  7. General Dynamics Firing on All Cylinders

    Commentary

    Wed, 23 Jul 2008

    hassle of commercial air travel. During the quarter, Gulfstream landed a nearly $2 billion contract with Berkshire Hathaway 's BRK.A NetJets for 40 new business jets. Marine systems revenue was up nearly 10% as a result of higher planned shipbuilding

  8. Another Solid Year for Berkshire

    Commentary

    Fri, 29 Feb 2008

    Investment conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B reported good 2007 earnings ..... the tranquil weather last year, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance posted a combined ..... the positive side, McLane and NetJets posted good growth, while Shaw

  9. Pleasing First Half for Berkshire

    Commentary

    Fri, 3 Aug 2007

    Investment conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B reported first-half ..... In the reinsurance businesses, Berkshire Hathaway Re led the way, as the higher ..... from the prior-year period. NetJets also continued to post strong

  10. A Banner 2006 for Berkshire Hathaway

    Commentary

    Thu, 1 Mar 2007

    On Thursday, Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B reported that its book ..... Atlantic hurricane season, both the Berkshire Hathaway Re and General Re subsidiaries ..... equity, in aggregate, in 2006. NetJets , in particular, made a nice

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