Warren Buffett's conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc reported a larger profit for the third quarter on Friday as stronger performance at its non-insurance businesses drove operating results.

Berkshire earned $3.92 billion, or $2,373 per Class A share, compared with $2.28 billion, or $1,380 per share, a year earlier.

(Reporting by Ben Berkowitz; Editing by Gary Hill)