8 Epic Lessons From Warren Buffett’s 2022 Shareholder Letter

This year’s message reminds us that the company’s well-positioned businesses reflect the economy, can withstand higher inflation, and pay a lot of taxes.

Buffett is always ready to vocalize his criticism aimed at company managements who use financial engineering to prop up earnings and their stocks more than is acceptable.

 1. Berkshire’s Four Giants 

Berkshire’s Four Giants Highlights The Company’s Diversified Assets, Growth, And Value - Property And Casualty Operations And Its Insurance “Float” - BNSF – Its Railroad Business - Berkshire’s Apple Stake - Berkshire Hathaway Energy

2. Three Ways To Increase Share Value

1. Controlled Businesses 2. Non-Controlled Businesses 3. Make Share Repurchases When The Price Is Right

3. Berkshire’s Strong Cash Condition Ripe 

That cash position is too high and earns very little income due to current low yields.

4. Buffett Would Rather Be Investing

Buffett has kept at least 80% of his net worth in equity but still prefers 100% in businesses or marketable stocks.

5. Berkshire Is The Biggest Infrastructure Company In The US

Berkshire is more of an infrastructure company than the perception that Berkshire has more financial assets.

6. Berkshires Pays A Lot of Taxes, But That Wasn’t Always The Case The company paid $3.3 billion in federal tax payments, excluding state and foreign taxes, so they can say, “I paid at the office.”