A glimpse at what we might expect to see with Berkshire this quarter.

“Net investment losses in 2022 reflected a substantial decrease in the fair value of our equity portfolio resulting from significant declines in the public equity markets.”

“Within our investments engine, our results were impacted by the sharp decline in the equity markets, as well as rising interest rates in the bond market, during the first half of 2022. Given our focus on long-term performance and investing discipline, we are confident in the durability of our portfolio and understand that periodic volatility is to be expected,” Gayner and Whitt remarked. “Looking forward to the remainder of 2022, we are well-positioned to execute on our business objectives and remain focused on building long-term shareholder value.”…


Book value per share declined to $896 from $995 at end of 2022Q1 and $1,036 at end FY 2021.

Stock now trades at 1.4 BPS.