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What I think is being misinterpreted is that the predictability of future earnings with high growth companies tends (and there are always exceptions) to be more difficult and will tend to be lower than expected ; not higher

Whose expectation? Just like the growth is underestimated, future earnings are under-estimated in the growth phase and when the earnings arrive, the same folks, act very surprised that earnings are not meeting their expectations.

I think one of the most attractive elements of BRK is that its future earnings are more predictable than most

I am not sure this is correct. Berkshire has lots of cyclical subsidiaries and Insurance earnings can be lumpy and unpredictable.
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