Buffet lost $54.5 billion in Q1 2020

by jpk

unrealized losses of 54.5 billion from investments

First, some highlights:

  • Q1 operating earnings: $5.871 billion, up from $5.555 billion last year ($5.56 billion expected by analysts
  • Q1 investment gains: -$54.517 billion, down from $15.498 billion last year
  • Q1 net earnings per A share: -$30,652, down from $13,209 last year
  • Q1 net earnings per B share: -$20.44, down from $8.81 last year
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www.berkshirehathaway.com/qtrly/1stqtr20.pdf