Berkshire Net Income, Revenue Jump in Quarter

Omaha, NE, Aug. 7, 2013 -- Berkshire Hathaway, parent company of Shaw Industries, reported that its second-quarter profit jumped 46%.

Berkshire reported net income of $4.54 billion, up from $3.1 billion last year.

Revenue rose 16% to $44.69 billion.

While there are no specific numbers listed for Shaw Industries, Berkshire said its "other manufacturing" segment, which includes Shaw, reported revenues of $7.5 billion compared to $7 billion a year ago.