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NYSE:BRK.BBerkshire Hathaway Stock Price, Forecast & News

$200.66
+8.61 (+4.48 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$196.22
Now: $200.66
$201.49
50-Day Range
$169.25
MA: $181.28
$192.05
52-Week Range
$159.50
Now: $200.66
$231.61
Volume10.39 million shs
Average Volume6.32 million shs
Market Capitalization$487.61 billion
P/E Ratio50.29
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.75
Berkshire Hathaway Inc., through its subsidiaries engages in insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses. It provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as life, accident, and health reinsurance; and operates railroad systems in North America. The company also generates, transmits, and distributes electricity primarily from solar, wind, geothermal, and hydro sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets. In addition, it offers real estate brokerage services; invests in fixed-income and equity instruments; and engages in manufactured housing and finance business, leasing of transportation equipment, and furniture leasing activities. Further, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals and metal cutting tools; flooring, insulation, roofing and engineered, building and engineered components, paints and coatings, and bricks and masonry products; recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products; and alkaline batteries. Additionally, it manufactures castings and forged components, machined airframe components, and engineered critical fasteners; airfoil castings; titanium and nickel; and seamless pipes, fittings, and forgings. The company distributes newspapers, televisions, and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers steel and logistics services, professional aviation training programs, and fractional aircraft ownership programs. In addition, it retails automobiles; furniture, bedding, and accessories; household appliances, electronics, and computers; jewelry, watches, crystal, china, stemware, flatware, gifts, and collectibles; kitchenware; and motorcycle accessories. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.87 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:BRK.B
Previous SymbolNYSE:BRK/B
CUSIP08467070
CIKN/A
Phone402-346-1400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$254.62 billion
Cash Flow$14.54 per share
Book Value$175.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$81.42 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees391,500
Outstanding Shares2,430,030,000
Market Cap$487.61 billion
Next Earnings Date8/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Berkshire Hathaway's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Berkshire Hathaway's stock was trading at $194.64 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BRK.B shares have increased by 3.1% and is now trading at $200.66. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

When is Berkshire Hathaway's next earnings date?

Berkshire Hathaway is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Berkshire Hathaway.

How were Berkshire Hathaway's earnings last quarter?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) announced its quarterly earnings results on Saturday, May, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $2.41 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.42 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $61.27 billion for the quarter. Berkshire Hathaway had a net margin of 3.92% and a return on equity of 6.10%. View Berkshire Hathaway's earnings history.

Has Berkshire Hathaway been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BRK.B stock have been trending extremely positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Berkshire Hathaway earned a daily sentiment score of 5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutBerkshire Hathaway.

Are investors shorting Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 14,690,000 shares, a drop of 16.0% from the April 30th total of 17,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,720,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Berkshire Hathaway's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Berkshire Hathaway's key competitors?

Who are Berkshire Hathaway's key executives?

Berkshire Hathaway's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Warren E. Buffett, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 89)
  • Mr. Marc David Hamburg, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 69)
  • Mr. Daniel Jerome Jaksich, VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Ajit Jain, Vice Chairman of Insurance Operations & Director (Age 67)
  • Mr. Gregory Edward Abel, Vice Chairman of Non Insurance Bus. Operations & Director (Age 57)

What is Berkshire Hathaway's stock symbol?

Berkshire Hathaway trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BRK.B."

How do I buy shares of Berkshire Hathaway?

Shares of BRK.B can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Berkshire Hathaway's stock price today?

One share of BRK.B stock can currently be purchased for approximately $200.66.

How big of a company is Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway has a market capitalization of $487.61 billion and generates $254.62 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $81.42 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.78 on an earnings per share basis. Berkshire Hathaway employs 391,500 workers across the globe.

What is Berkshire Hathaway's official website?

The official website for Berkshire Hathaway is www.berkshirehathaway.com.

How can I contact Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway's mailing address is 3555 Farnam Street, Omaha NE, 68131. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 402-346-1400 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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