If you find yourself with about $135,000 to spend on a share of stock, you can get a ticket to the nation's best-known corporate confab...
If you find yourself with about $135,000 to spend on a share of stock, you can get a ticket to the nation’s best-known corporate confab: the Berkshire Hathaway (BRKa) annual meeting, May 3 in Omaha, Neb.
There, the famously unpretentious billionaire Warren Buffett holds court with loyal investors to discuss the collection of businesses he’s acquired over a 40-year span.
This year, shareholders are pushing for a stock split — even the less expensive B-shares cost $4,500 — though the measure is unlikely to come to a vote.
Half of Berkshire’s business is insurance. Cash-rich consumer brands play a large role, too. (A steak lover, Buffett doesn’t own Omaha Steaks — yet.)
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