Does Berkshire Hathaway Pay Dividends?
But for a man who covets dividends so much, some are left scratching their heads when they find out that Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway, does not pay a dividend for its shareholders – especially since the company’s cash pile is worth nearly $50 billion.
Will Berkshire Hathaway pay a dividend?
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) famously doesn’t pay dividends – it has better things to do with its shareholders’ cash – but Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett sure loves collecting them. In 2018 alone, Berkshire raked in $3.8 billion in dividends – “a sum that will increase in 2019,” Buffett said in the annual letter.
How much does Warren Buffett make a year in dividends?
In total, Buffett has 10 companies that are providing Berkshire Hathaway with more than $100 million in dividend income this year: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL): $755,079,143 in estimated 2020 dividend income. Bank of America (NYSE:BAC): $666,006,192. Wells Fargo: $659,354,353.
What is Berkshire Hathaway dividend yield?
About Dividend Yield (TTM)
Berkshire Hathaway’s dividend yield currently sits at 0%, which falls below the Insurance – Property and Casualty industry’s yield of 1.36. The company’s trailing twelve month (TTM) Dividend Yield calculates the indicated annual dividend divided by the stock price.
Why Berkshire Hathaway stock is so expensive?
Berkshire Hathaway Class A continues to be the priciest stock in the US, sitting at roughly $300,000 a share. The high price is partially due to Warren Buffett’s decision to avoid splitting the stock, a move that increases the number of shares available while lowering their prices accordingly.