NYSE:BRK.A - Berkshire Hathaway Stock Price, Price Target & More

$295,325.00 -409.00 (-0.14 %)
(As of 04/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$295,325.00
Today's Range$291,994.86 - $296,010.00
52-Week Range$242,180.00 - $326,350.00
Volume234 shs
Average Volume336 shs
Market Capitalization$490.07 billion
P/E Ratio33.59
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.89

About Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)

Berkshire Hathaway logoBerkshire Hathaway Inc. is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in various business activities. Its segments include Insurance, such as GEICO, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, General Re Corporation and Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group; Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC, which is engaged in the operation of the railroad system; Berkshire Hathaway Energy, which includes regulated electric and gas utility; Manufacturing, which includes manufacturers of various products, including industrial, consumer and building products; McLane Company, which is engaged in the wholesale distribution of groceries and non-food items; Service and retailing, which includes providers of various services, including fractional aircraft ownership programs, aviation pilot training and various retailing businesses, and Finance and financial products, which includes manufactured housing and related consumer financing, transportation equipment, manufacturing and leasing, and furniture leasing.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:BRK.A
CUSIPN/A
Phone402-346-1400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.27%
Quick Ratio0.27%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio33.59
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$242.14 billion
Price / Sales2.00
Cash Flow$14,246.2615 per share
Price / Cash20.73
Book Value$214,606.09 per share
Price / Book1.38

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8,790.96
Net Income$44.94 billion
Net Margins18.56%
Return on Equity4.57%
Return on Assets2.14%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,640,000

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

What is Berkshire Hathaway's stock symbol?

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

How were Berkshire Hathaway's earnings last quarter?

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) issued its earnings results on Saturday, February, 24th. The financial services provider reported $2,029.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The financial services provider earned $58.91 billion during the quarter. Berkshire Hathaway had a net margin of 18.56% and a return on equity of 4.57%. View Berkshire Hathaway's Earnings History.

When is Berkshire Hathaway's next earnings date?

Berkshire Hathaway is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May, 4th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Berkshire Hathaway.

What price target have analysts set for BRK.A?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Berkshire Hathaway's shares. Their forecasts range from $315,000.00 to $319,000.00. On average, they expect Berkshire Hathaway's stock price to reach $317,000.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Berkshire Hathaway.

Who are some of Berkshire Hathaway's key competitors?

Who are Berkshire Hathaway's key executives?

Berkshire Hathaway's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Warren E. Buffett, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 87)
  • Charles T. Munger, Vice Chairman of the Board (Age 94)
  • Marc D. Hamburg, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 66)
  • Gregory E. Abel, Vice Chairman – Non Insurance Operations, Director (Age 55)
  • Ajit Jain, Vice Chairman – Insurance Operations, Director (Age 66)
  • Howard Graham Buffett, Director (Age 62)
  • Ronald L. Olson, Director (Age 75)
  • Stephen B. Burke, Independent Director (Age 58)
  • Susan L. Decker, Independent Director (Age 55)
  • William Henry Gates III, Independent Director (Age 61)

Has Berkshire Hathaway been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BRK.A stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Berkshire Hathaway earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.18 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

How do I buy shares of Berkshire Hathaway?

Shares of BRK.A 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Berkshire Hathaway's stock price today?

One share of BRK.A stock can currently be purchased for approximately $295,325.00.

How big of a company is Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway has a market capitalization of $490.07 billion and generates $242.14 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $44.94 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8,790.96 on an earnings per share basis.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  216 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  143 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  359
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Analyst Ratings

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
2 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Berkshire Hathaway in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $317,000.00, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 7.34%. The high price target for BRK.A is $319,000.00 and the low price target for BRK.A is $315,000.00. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.002.672.50
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $317,000.00$317,000.00$303,000.00$303,000.00
Price Target Upside: 7.34% upsideN/AN/AN/A

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/10/2017UBSReiterated RatingBuy$291,000.00 -> $319,000.00N/AView Rating Details
9/14/2017JPMorgan ChaseInitiated CoverageOverweight$315,000.00LowView Rating Details
3/20/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual -> Equal Weight$275,000.00LowView Rating Details
1/3/2017ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/16/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight$166.00N/AView Rating Details
8/10/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/25/2016 forward)

Earnings

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.A) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2018        
2/24/2018Q4 2017$2,029.13$58.9070 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2017Q3 2017$2,094.00$60.5250 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2017Q2 2017$2,732.08$2,505.00$57.5180 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2017Q1 2017$2,558.35$2,163.00$65.1870 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2017Q4 2016$2,665.00$58.3440 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q3 2016$2,995.00$2,951.00$59.0680 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q2 2016$2,772.00$2,803.00$54.46 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2016Q1 2016$2,628.00$2,274.00$52.4030 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2016Q4 2015$2,924.00$2,843.00$51.82 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q315$2,721.00$2,769.00$58.9890 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q2 2015$3,049.50$2,367.00$51.3680 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q1 2015$2,343.58$2,583.00$48.6440 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2015Q4 2014$2,589.55$2,412.00$48.2590 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2014Q3 2014$2,811.00$51.1990 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2014Q2 2014$2,490.50$2,634.00$49.7620 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2014Q1 2014$2,171.37$2,149.00$45.4530 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2014Q4 2013$999.99$2,304.68$47.0490 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q2 2013$999.99$2,768.90$43.1370 billion$44.6930 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q1 2013$999.99$2,977.00$42.8960 billion$43.8670 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2013Q412$1,704.00$7.98 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2012Q3 2012$999.99$2,373.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2012Q2 2012$999.99$1,882.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012Q1 2012$999.99$1,966.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2012Q4 2011$1,847.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2011Q3 2011$999.99$2,309.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2011Q2 2011$2,072.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2011Q1 2011$917.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2011Q4 2010$2,662.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2010Q3 2010$1,691.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2010Q2 2010$1,194.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2010Q4 2009$1,969.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2009Q3 2009$2,086.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2009Q2 2009$2,123.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2008Q2 2008$1,859.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2008Q1 2008$607.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2008Q4 2007$1,904.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.A) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.83%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 10.53%
Insider Trading History for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.A) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/18/2012Ronald L OlsonDirectorBuy2,500$90.00$225,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.A) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Breakingviews: Theres No I In BuffettBreakingviews: There's No I In Buffett
seekingalpha.com - April 25 at 5:04 PM
Warren Buffett explains how you could've turned $114 into $400,000 with a simple long-term investmentWarren Buffett explains how you could've turned $114 into $400,000 with a simple long-term investment
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 8:11 AM
Warren Buffett on the #MeToo movement: Women make me optimistic about AmericaWarren Buffett on the #MeToo movement: Women 'make me optimistic about America'
www.cnbc.com - April 24 at 8:51 AM
Does Warren Buffett Invest in Gold?Does Warren Buffett Invest in Gold?
finance.yahoo.com - April 23 at 8:40 AM
Why Warren Buffetts Hero Is Wrong About Todays Stock MarketWhy Warren Buffett's Hero Is Wrong About Today's Stock Market
www.msn.com - April 22 at 8:44 AM
SA Interview: Value Investing With Michigan Value InvestorSA Interview: Value Investing With Michigan Value Investor
seekingalpha.com - April 22 at 8:44 AM
Berkshire Hathaway: Still a Terrific ValueBerkshire Hathaway: Still a Terrific Value
www.barrons.com - April 18 at 5:15 PM
Warren Buffetts Advice for a Stock Market CrashWarren Buffett's Advice for a Stock Market Crash
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:52 AM
How to Beat the Market Like Warren BuffettHow to Beat the Market Like Warren Buffett
www.fool.ca - April 14 at 4:44 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) said it will vote against USG Corp. (USG) board nominees amid Knauf bid - BloombergBerkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) said it will vote against USG Corp. (USG) board nominees amid Knauf bid - Bloomberg
www.streetinsider.com - April 13 at 5:03 PM
Buffett to Rebuff USG Board Slate as Berkshire Seeks ExitBuffett to Rebuff USG Board Slate as Berkshire Seeks Exit
www.bloomberg.com - April 13 at 9:05 AM
2018 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting2018 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 9:05 AM
Market Chatter: Berkshire Hathaway Plans to Vote Against USG Board Nominees to Support Knauf AcquisitionMarket Chatter: Berkshire Hathaway Plans to Vote Against USG Board Nominees to Support Knauf Acquisition
www.nasdaq.com - April 12 at 5:03 PM
Berkshire will vote against USG board nomineesBerkshire will vote against USG board nominees
seekingalpha.com - April 12 at 5:03 PM
Millionaire to billionaire in a single year: One CEO in America did just thatMillionaire to billionaire in a single year: One CEO in America did just that
www.marketwatch.com - April 9 at 4:54 PM
Analyzing Kinsale Capital Group (KNSL) and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)Analyzing Kinsale Capital Group (KNSL) and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 7:28 PM
Is Warren Buffett Going to Buy Southwest Airlines?Is Warren Buffett Going to Buy Southwest Airlines?
www.fool.com - April 7 at 4:04 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Reaches Analyst Target PriceBerkshire Hathaway Reaches Analyst Target Price
www.nasdaq.com - April 6 at 5:11 PM
3 Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy in April3 Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy in April
www.msn.com - April 6 at 5:11 PM
3 Stocks Warren Buffett Personally Owns That You Can Buy Right Now3 Stocks Warren Buffett Personally Owns That You Can Buy Right Now
finance.yahoo.com - April 1 at 8:53 AM
What a dream retirement plan looks like for 12 of the richest CEOs in AmericaWhat a dream retirement plan looks like for 12 of the richest CEOs in America
www.businessinsider.com - March 31 at 4:59 PM
GE: Buffett Is Barking Up The Wrong TreeGE: Buffett Is Barking Up The Wrong Tree
seekingalpha.com - March 31 at 8:47 AM
How to Heed Warren Buffett’s Big WarningHow to Heed Warren Buffett’s Big Warning
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:50 PM
USG Corp. (USG) Receives $42/Share Bid from Gebr. Knauf, Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway DisclosesUSG Corp. (USG) Receives $42/Share Bid from Gebr. Knauf, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Discloses
www.streetinsider.com - March 26 at 9:07 AM
USG shares jump 19% on news Berkshire offered stake to Knauf Entities for $42/shareUSG shares jump 19% on news Berkshire offered stake to Knauf Entities for $42/share
www.marketwatch.com - March 26 at 9:07 AM
USG +19% as Berkshire offers stake to KnaufUSG +19% as Berkshire offers stake to Knauf
seekingalpha.com - March 26 at 9:07 AM
Amid Tariff Talk And Trade War Fears, Warren Buffetts Net Worth Falls $6.2 Billion In One WeekAmid Tariff Talk And Trade War Fears, Warren Buffett's Net Worth Falls $6.2 Billion In One Week
www.forbes.com - March 25 at 9:00 AM
Could Southwest Airlines be next? Take a look at Warren Buffetts DFW companiesCould Southwest Airlines be next? Take a look at Warren Buffett's DFW companies
www.bizjournals.com - March 22 at 9:05 AM
Bitcoin Will Become Worlds Single Currency: Dorsey - Investopedia (blog)Bitcoin Will Become World's 'Single Currency': Dorsey - Investopedia (blog)
www.investopedia.com - March 21 at 5:11 PM
Large Newspaper Layoffs Show Industry Still Restructuring - 24/7 Wall St.Large Newspaper Layoffs Show Industry Still Restructuring - 24/7 Wall St.
247wallst.com - March 21 at 5:11 PM
Amazon Tops Alphabet, Is Now No. 2 in Market Cap - Investopedia (blog)Amazon Tops Alphabet, Is Now No. 2 in Market Cap - Investopedia (blog)
www.investopedia.com - March 21 at 5:11 PM
Facebook’s Currency Devalued Along With User TrustFacebook’s Currency Devalued Along With User Trust
www.wsj.com - March 21 at 9:45 AM
Large Newspaper Layoffs Show Industry Still RestructuringLarge Newspaper Layoffs Show Industry Still Restructuring
www.msn.com - March 21 at 9:45 AM
3 value shares Id buy today to hold for a decade | Motley Fool ... - Motley Fool Australia3 value shares I'd buy today to hold for a decade | Motley Fool ... - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - March 20 at 4:49 PM
Warren Buffett makes less than twice the typical Berkshire employee - MarketWatchWarren Buffett makes less than twice the typical Berkshire employee - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - March 18 at 8:50 AM
Buffett Makes Less Than 2 Times What Average Berkshire Employee DoesBuffett Makes Less Than 2 Times What Average Berkshire Employee Does
247wallst.com - March 17 at 9:01 AM
Analyzing American Financial Group (AFG) and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)Analyzing American Financial Group (AFG) and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 3:06 AM
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investorplace.com - March 14 at 9:47 AM
Why the wave of stock buybacks in 2018 may be even better than expectedWhy the wave of stock buybacks in 2018 may be even better than expected
www.msn.com - March 13 at 6:50 PM
Everyone Thinks Warren Buffett Will Never Do This... And Theyre Wrong - Seeking AlphaEveryone Thinks Warren Buffett Will Never Do This... And They're Wrong - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 13 at 9:02 AM
Geico to Stop Using Education and Occupation in Setting Auto Rates in New York - Wall Street JournalGeico to Stop Using Education and Occupation in Setting Auto Rates in New York - Wall Street Journal
www.wsj.com - March 13 at 9:02 AM
This Bull Market Just Turned 9 Years Old: Is the Bull Ageing or Still in its Prime?This Bull Market Just Turned 9 Years Old: Is the Bull Ageing or Still in its Prime?
www.fool.ca - March 12 at 12:06 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:09 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:09 PM
Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Water Works, Berkshire Hathaway, Booking, CRISPR, Dollar Tree ... - 24/7 Wall St.Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Water Works, Berkshire Hathaway, Booking, CRISPR, Dollar Tree ... - 24/7 Wall St.
247wallst.com - March 8 at 6:01 PM
Whats Behind Cignas $67B Express Scripts Buy? - Investopedia (blog)What's Behind Cigna's $67B Express Scripts Buy? - Investopedia (blog)
www.investopedia.com - March 8 at 6:01 PM
Are You Thinking Of Buying Berkshire Hathaway? Consider Baby ... - Seeking AlphaAre You Thinking Of Buying Berkshire Hathaway? Consider Baby ... - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 8 at 6:01 PM
‘This is Us’ star teams with Duracell on fire safety PSA‘This is Us’ star teams with Duracell on fire safety PSA
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 6:01 PM
The Wall Street Journal: Berkshire’s National Indemnity ordered to pay $43 million for asbestos settlementThe Wall Street Journal: Berkshire’s National Indemnity ordered to pay $43 million for asbestos settlement
www.marketwatch.com - March 8 at 7:45 AM
Phillips 66 raises $1.5B in debt after Berkshire Hathaway buybackPhillips 66 raises $1.5B in debt after Berkshire Hathaway buyback
www.bizjournals.com - March 5 at 5:28 PM

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