UPDATE: Berkshire Hathaway Q3 Profit Surges 72%
Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B) reported a 72% rise in its third-quarter profit.
Its operating earnings fell 11% in the same period.
Berkshire Hathaway's quarterly net income surged to $3.92 billion, or $1.58 per Class B share, versus $2.28 billion, or $0.92 per share, in the year-ago period.
Its revenue rose to $41.05 billion from $33.74 billion. However, analysts were expecting earnings of $1.38 per share on revenue of $39.04 billion.
Berkshire Hathaway shares dropped 0.01% to $86.92 in after-hours trading.
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