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NYSE:BRK.A

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$613,965.01
-2,595.99 (-0.42%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$611,185.01
$619,398.54
50-Day Range
$542,000.00
$628,422.31
52-Week Range
$442,363.50
$647,039.00
Volume
14,548 shs
Average Volume
11,230 shs
Market Capitalization
$884.11 billion
P/E Ratio
9.25
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$621,591.00

Berkshire Hathaway MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.2% Upside
$621,591.00 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-2.57
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.26mentions of Berkshire Hathaway in the last 14 days
Based on 17 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.34 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

847th out of 867 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

49th out of 51 stocks


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About Berkshire Hathaway Stock (NYSE:BRK.A)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses worldwide. It provides property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance and reinsurance; and operates railroad systems in North America. The company also generates, transmits, stores, and distributes electricity from natural gas, coal, wind, solar, hydro, nuclear, and geothermal sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, liquefied natural gas facilities, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets. In addition, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals, metal cutting tools, and components for aerospace and power generation applications; and flooring, insulation, roofing and engineered, building and engineered components, paints and coatings, and bricks and masonry products, as well as offers manufactured and site-built home construction, and related lending and financial services; and recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products, and alkaline batteries. Further, it manufactures castings, forgings, fasteners/fastener systems, and aerostructures; and seamless pipes, fittings, downhole casing and tubing, and various mill forms. Additionally, the company distributes televisions and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers logistics services, grocery and foodservice distribution services, and professional aviation training and shared aircraft ownership programs. It also retails automobiles; furniture, bedding, and accessories; household appliances, electronics, and computers; jewelry, watches, crystal, china, stemware, flatware, gifts, and collectibles; kitchenware; and motorcycle apparel and equipment. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

BRK.A Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Today
3/01/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/03/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NYSE:BRK.A
Previous Symbol
NYSE:BRK/A
Employees
360,000
Year Founded
1839

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$621,591.00
High Stock Price Target
$621,591.00
Low Stock Price Target
$621,591.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+0.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-22,819,000,000.00
Pretax Margin
32.43%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$364.48 billion
Cash Flow
$34,291.51 per share
Book Value
$393,011.22 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
1,439,000
Market Cap
$888.84 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.88

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Should I Buy Berkshire Hathaway Stock? BRK.A Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of Berkshire Hathaway was last updated on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 2:26 AM.

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Berkshire Hathaway:

  • Berkshire Hathaway, led by Warren Buffett, has a proven track record of successful long-term investments, outperforming major stock averages.
  • Buffett's strategy of value investing, following principles of Benjamin Graham, has consistently generated substantial returns for shareholders.
  • Recent investments in companies like Apple and Coca Cola have shown Berkshire's ability to adapt to changing market trends and capitalize on growth opportunities.
  • Berkshire Hathaway's diversified portfolio across various industries provides investors with exposure to different sectors, reducing overall risk.
  • Current stock price of BRK.A reflects the company's strong financial position and growth potential, making it an attractive investment option.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Berkshire Hathaway for these reasons:

  • Berkshire Hathaway's size and scale may limit its agility in responding to rapid market changes compared to smaller, more nimble competitors.
  • Buffett's advanced age raises concerns about succession planning and the future leadership of the company, potentially impacting long-term performance.
  • The company's heavy reliance on Buffett's investment decisions could pose risks if his strategies or market conditions change significantly.
  • Berkshire Hathaway's conservative approach to dividends may not appeal to investors seeking regular income from their investments.
  • Market volatility and economic uncertainties could affect Berkshire's performance, especially in times of global financial instability.














BRK.A Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Berkshire Hathaway stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Berkshire Hathaway in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" BRK.A shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BRK.A, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Berkshire Hathaway's stock price target for 2024?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Berkshire Hathaway's shares. Their BRK.A share price targets range from $621,591.00 to $621,591.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $621,591.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have BRK.A shares performed in 2024?

Berkshire Hathaway's stock was trading at $542,625.00 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BRK.A shares have increased by 13.1% and is now trading at $613,965.00.
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When is Berkshire Hathaway's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 3rd 2024.
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What ETFs hold Berkshire Hathaway's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) stock in their portfolio include FMC Excelsior Focus Equity ETF (FMCX) and Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (MGV).WisdomTree U.S. Efficient Core Fund (NTSX).

How do I buy shares of Berkshire Hathaway?

Shares of BRK.A stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Berkshire Hathaway have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Berkshire Hathaway: 21st Mortgage, Acme Brick, Acme Building Brands, Albecca, Albecca Inc, AltaLink, AltaLink Holdings, AltaLink Investments, Applied Underwriters, BH Finance, BH Media Group, BH Shoe Holdings, BHE AltaLink, BHE Canada Holdings Corporation, BHE Canada LLC, BHE Renewables, BHE U.S. Transmission, BHSF, BNSF, BNSF Railway Company, Bel-Oro International, Ben Bridge Corporation, Ben Bridge Jeweler, Ben Bridge Jewelers, Benjamin Moore, Benjamin Moore & Co., Benjamin Moore & Co. Limited, Benson Industries, Berkshire Hathaway Assurance Corporation, Berkshire Hathaway Automotive Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Credit Corporation, Berkshire Hathaway Direct Insurance Company (THREE, Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company, Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation, Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies, Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Insurance, Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance, Berkshire Hathaway Life Insurance Company of Nebraska, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, Boat America Corporation, BoatU.S., Borsheim Jewelry Company, Borsheims Fine Jewelry, Brooks, Brooks Sports, Burlington Industries, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Bushwick Metals, Business Wire, CMH Homes, CMH Manufacturing, CMH Parks, CORT Business Services, CORT Business Services Corporation, CTB, CTB Inc., CTB International, California Insurance Company, Campbell Hausfeld, Cannon-Muskegon Corporation, Carlton Forge Works, Central States Indemnity, Central States Indemnity Company, Central States of Omaha Companies, Cerro Flow Products, Cerro Wire, Charter Brokerage, Charter Brokerage Holdings, Chemtool, Clayton Homes, Columbia Insurance, Cornelius, Cubic Designs, Cypress Insurance, Dairy Queen, Designed Metal Connections, Detlev Louis Motorrad-Vertriebsgesellschaft, Detlev Louis Motorradvertriebs, Duracell, Duracell (China) Limited, Duracell Batteries BVBA, Duracell International Operations, Duracell Manufacturing, Duracell U.S. Holding, Duracell U.S. Operations, EXSIF Worldwide, Ecowater Systems, Empire Distributors, Empire Distributors of North Carolina Inc., Faraday Underwriting, Fechheimer Brothers, Fechheimer Brothers Company, FlightSafety, FlightSafety International, FlightSafety International Inc., FlightSafety Services Corporation, Forest River, Freo Group, Fruit of the Loom, Fruit of the Loom Companies, GEICO Advantage Insurance, GEICO Auto Insurance, GEICO Casualty, GEICO Choice Insurance, GEICO Corporation, GEICO General Insurance, GEICO Indemnity, GEICO Secure Insurance, GRD Holdings, Garan, Garan Incorporated, Gateway Underwriters Agency, Geico, Gen Re Intermediaries, General Re, General Re Corporation, General Re Financial Products Corporation, General Re Life, General Reinsurance AG, General Reinsurance Africa, General Reinsurance Australia, General Reinsurance Corporation, General Reinsurance Life Australia, General Star Indemnity, Genesis Insurance, Global Cranes, Government Employees Insurance, H. 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