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Berkshire Hathaway’s Operating Earnings for Q1 2022 Show Strong Gains in Manufacturing, Service and Retailing Businesses, Lower Insurance-underwriting

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Berkshire Hathaway Q1 2022 Operating Earnings (in millions)

First Quarter
2022 2021
Insurance-underwriting $ 47 $ 764
Insurance-investment income 1,170 1,208
Railroad 1,371 1,251
Utilities and energy 750 703
Manufacturing, service and retailing businesses 3,025 2,619
Other 677 473
Operating earnings $ 7,040 $ 7,018


Disclosure: David Mazor is a freelance writer focusing on Berkshire Hathaway. The author is long in Berkshire Hathaway, and this article is not a recommendation on whether to buy or sell a stock. The information contained in this article should not be construed as personalized or individualized investment advice. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.