Berkshire Hathaway Inc. announced $28.1 billion net earnings in the second quarter of 202, up from $26.3 billion in the same period last year.
The conglomerate’s net earnings for the first half-year were $39.8 billion, an increase from $23.5 billion reported in the same period last year.
Berkshire Hathaway’s operating earnings increased to $6.7 billion in the second quarter, from $5.5 billion in the same quarter last year.
The Nebraska-based conglomerate posted $13.7 billion operating earnings in the first six months, up from $11.4 billion in the same period last year.
Berkshire Hathaway repurchased $6 billion of Berkshire stocks in the second quarter, summing up to $12.6 billion for the first half of the year.