May 292019
 

Kraft Heinz (KHC) is currently trading below Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK.A, BRK.B) cost basis.

Berkshire Hathaway owns 26.7%, or 325,442,152 shares, of Kraft Heinz and in 2015 purchased its stake with a cost basis of $9.8 billion, or $30.11 per share.  At its current price of $28.60, Berkshire’s stake is valued at $9.3 billion, representing an unrealized loss of $500 million.

In 2017, at the peak price of $90 per share, Berkshire’s stake was worth $29.3 billion.  Thus, the value of  Berkshire’s stake has been reduced by $20 billion, or 68%, over the past two years.

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