Investors in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway are not just investing in an insurance company. Buffett has slowly built a massive conglomerate of numerous different businesses that's now valued at over $250 billion. In this video, Fool financial analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer discuss whether Buffett's businesses as a whole are more attractive than individual companies that are stand-alone, public companies. 

Thanks to the savvy of investing legend Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's book value per share has grown a mind-blowing 586,817% over the past 48 years. But with Buffett aging and Berkshire rapidly evolving, is this insurance conglomerate still a buy today? In The Motley Fool's premium report on the company, Berkshire expert Joe Magyer provides investors with key reasons to buy as well as important risks to watch out for. Click here now for instant access to Joe's take on Berkshire!

The article How Much Is Buffett's Berkshire Worth originally appeared on Fool.com.

David Hanson owns shares of American International Group and Nike. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway, American International Group, and The Clorox Company. The Motley Fool recommends American International Group, Berkshire Hathaway, and Nike. The Motley Fool owns shares of American International Group, Berkshire Hathaway, KeyCorp, and Nike and has the following options: Long Jan 2014 $25 Calls on American International Group. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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