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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Message Board

  • tradedocs tradedocs Feb 7, 1999 8:08 AM Flag

    Buffett should split stock.

    Don't get me wrong I have been a holder of brkb
    for quite a while. I have bought and sold twice since
    it started trading and I know it is well insulated
    from the rest of the market, however if we really want
    to see the price move up the stock must be split
    even a 3/2 split would dramatically increase
    shareholder value and would not risk dilution of share
    percentage. I just wish Buffett could understand most people
    cannot afford a seventy or sixty thousand dollar stock.
    If you feel the same please respond.

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    • For those who want the BRK report, they can try
      to give a e-mail to the following


      They give me the report in electronic form. However,
      you should have the Adobe programe. But it is ease
      download the programe.

      Hope this is useful

    • How can I get the posts to stop skipping lines? I tried preferances, & that does not seem to do it.


    • This is the reply rec'd yesterday from PW. Sorry
      it does not seem to have copied itself completely.
      Original post also requested if the price of 540 was


      "....Thank you for
      your inquiry to PaineWebber. An individual contacting

      PaineWebber Equity Research Department directly for the
      report will incur an

      expense if they order
      the report in that manner. However, if you were

      contact your local PaineWebber branch, you would not
      incur such costs. In

      order to find the address
      of the branch nearest you, simply insert your

      code in the Branch Locator found as a link in the top
      right corner of our

      home page at

      Again, we appreciate your interest in PaineWebber.
      Please stop back often

      to view updates and
      enhancements to our site.


      From: Limit

      Sent: Friday, February 05, 1999
      3:13 PM


      Subject: BRK 1/99

      Dear Sir:

      As a holder of BRK, I would like
      to thank your company for the


      Alice Schroeder dated 1/99.

      has caused lots of excitement amoung the holders of
      BRK, and it


      been discussed on the
      Yahoo Message Boards. Unfortunately, a poster

      that he asked PW for a copy, he was told unless he was
      a client, it would


      $540.00. I
      think the report is just under 60

      Now I notice wk1999 has an e mail to PW to get
      electroniclly. See that post a few befor this

    • Please try to give a e-mail to the following


      and request to give you the copy. Althought I have
      the copy but I am not sure can I reproduce it. It is
      because it state that it has copyright.


    • You can send a e-mail to tcarrera@PaineWebber.COM and request the Brk in electronic form. I have the copy but I do'nt know can i e-mail to you because the report have copyright.



      many thanks!

    • as i live in belgium its hard to get it
      please email to

      thanks a lot

    • I recall reading WEB's specific answer to that
      somewhere (maybe the recent OID reprint). WEB said that he
      does NOT interfere with Managements business decisions
      when he buys into a company... but rather encourages
      them to continue with the business practices they feel
      are best for the continued success of that company.
      Makes good sense to me.

    • hi all,
      Funny thing happened to me on the way
      to buy Geico! When asked method of payment, i said
      "put it on my Amex. card, please", guess what?? They
      don"t take amex. cards!! What"ts up w/ that???
      of you who talk to Warren, please ask him why, when
      he holds 20% of amex. that his Geico does not accept
      that method of payment? weird, huh?? If i get to go to
      the meeting i will try to ask, but thought maybe
      someone knew on this board. thx.

    • Schwab last Thur. Maybe you should call?

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