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BRIEF-Berkshire says Lubrizol unit took $365 mln pretax loss related to underperforming busniess
February 25, 2017 / 8:00 PM / 9 months ago

BRIEF-Berkshire says Lubrizol unit took $365 mln pretax loss related to underperforming busniess

Feb 25 (Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc

* Berkshire hathaway says its lubrizol specialty chemicals unit took $365 million pretax loss related to q4 disposition of an underperforming business--annual report

* Berkshire says pretax profit from manufacturing, service and retailing rose $1.3 billion in 2016; would have fallen but for precision castparts, duracell purchases Further company coverage:

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