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

$304,020.00 +2,616.00 (+0.87 %)
(As of 02/25/2018 08:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$304,020.00
Today's Range$301,425.00 - $306,400.00
52-Week Range$242,180.00 - $326,350.00
VolumeN/A
Average Volume485 shs
Market Capitalization$498.59 billion
P/E Ratio26.77
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.86

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 Property & Casualty Insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:BRK.A
CUSIPN/A
Phone402-346-1400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.32%
Quick Ratio0.32%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio26.7693933257022
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$223.60 billion
Price / Sales2.23
Cash Flow$16,145.51 per share
Price / Cash18.83
Book Value$174,609.14 per share
Price / Book1.74

Profitability

Trailing EPS$11,357.00
Net Income$24.07 billion
Net Margins7.73%
Return on Equity5.17%
Return on Assets2.36%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,640,000

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 Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 6th. The financial services provider reported $2,769.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2,721.00 by $48.00. The financial services provider earned $58.99 billion during the quarter. Berkshire Hathaway had a return on equity of 5.17% and a net margin of 7.73%. View Berkshire Hathaway's Earnings History.

Where is Berkshire Hathaway's stock going? Where will Berkshire Hathaway's stock price be in 2018?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Berkshire Hathaway's stock. Their predictions range from $275,000.00 to $315,000.00. On average, they anticipate Berkshire Hathaway's stock price to reach $295,000.00 in the next twelve months. 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 86)
  • Charles T. Munger, Vice Chairman of the Board (Age 93)
  • 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)

How do I buy Berkshire Hathaway stock?

Shares of Berkshire Hathaway 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 Berkshire Hathaway stock can currently be purchased for approximately $304,020.00.

How big of a company is Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway has a market capitalization of $498.59 billion and generates $223.60 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $24.07 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11,357.00 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:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  135 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  330
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Analyst Ratings

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) Analysts' Consensus Rating

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Consensus Rating: BuyBuyHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.502.502.332.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $295,000.00$295,000.00$295,000.00$275,000.00
Price Target Upside: N/AN/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
9/14/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated 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
2/29/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$239,000.00 -> $235,000.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2016 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
11/3/2017Q3 2017$2,094.00$60.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2017Q2 2017$2,732.08$2,505.00$57.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2017Q1 2017$2,558.35$2,163.00$65.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2017Q4 2016$2,665.00$58.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q3 2016$2,995.00$2,951.00$59.07 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$52.40 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$58.99 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q2 2015$3,049.50$2,367.00$51.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q1 2015$2,343.58$2,583.00$48.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2015Q4 2014$2,589.55$2,412.00$48.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2014Q3 2014$2,811.00$51.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2014Q2 2014$2,490.50$2,634.00$49.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2014Q1 2014$2,171.37$2,149.00$45.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2014Q4 2013$999.99$2,304.68$47.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q2 2013$999.99$2,768.90$43.14 billion$44.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q1 2013$999.99$2,977.00$42.90 billion$43.87 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)

Estimates

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

Dividend History for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)


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Insider Trades

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

Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.39%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 10.17%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.A) Insider Trades by Quarter

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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Why Does Berkshire Hathaway Report Earnings On The Weekend?Why Does Berkshire Hathaway Report Earnings On The Weekend?
feeds.benzinga.com - February 24 at 5:31 PM
What to Read Into Warren Buffett’s Retirement From the Kraft Heinz Board of DirectorsWhat to Read Into Warren Buffett’s Retirement From the Kraft Heinz Board of Directors
www.msn.com - February 24 at 5:07 PM
The Wall Street Journal: Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway posted $29 billion boost in 2017 from tax planThe Wall Street Journal: Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway posted $29 billion boost in 2017 from tax plan
www.marketwatch.com - February 24 at 9:48 AM
Playing With $100 Billion, Warren Buffett Is Giant Trader of U.S. Treasury BillsPlaying With $100 Billion, Warren Buffett Is Giant Trader of U.S. Treasury Bills
www.wsj.com - February 24 at 8:45 AM
Warren Buffett to step down from Kraft Heinz board in AprilWarren Buffett to step down from Kraft Heinz board in April
www.marketwatch.com - February 23 at 5:26 PM
The Market In 5 Minutes: Airbnb, Buffett, Mueller-Manafort-GatesThe Market In 5 Minutes: Airbnb, Buffett, Mueller-Manafort-Gates
feeds.benzinga.com - February 23 at 10:19 AM
Buffetts Succession Plan Adds Intrigue to Highly Anticipated Annual LetterBuffett's Succession Plan Adds Intrigue to Highly Anticipated Annual Letter
www.thestreet.com - February 23 at 8:54 AM
Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BRK.B) a Hold at $201.05Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BRK.B) a Hold at $201.05
investorplace.com - February 22 at 10:21 AM
Greensboro, Winston-Salem newspapers lay off 7 staff, cut 9 vacant positionsGreensboro, Winston-Salem newspapers lay off 7 staff, cut 9 vacant positions
www.bizjournals.com - February 21 at 8:53 AM
3 Under-the-Radar Stories in the Stock Market Last Week - Motley Fool3 Under-the-Radar Stories in the Stock Market Last Week - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - February 19 at 8:40 AM
This week, Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BRK.B) stays a HoldThis week, Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BRK.B) stays a Hold
investorplace.com - February 16 at 12:09 PM
BNSF Railway to spend $375M in Texas this yearBNSF Railway to spend $375M in Texas this year
www.bizjournals.com - February 15 at 4:59 PM
Dow Jumps Over 300 Points, Posting Its Fifth Straight Day of GainsDow Jumps Over 300 Points, Posting Its Fifth Straight Day of Gains
www.thestreet.com - February 15 at 4:59 PM
Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Reveal Top Stocks For 2018 - 24/7 Wall St.Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Reveal Top Stocks For 2018 - 24/7 Wall St.
247wallst.com - February 15 at 8:21 AM
8 Stocks Moving In Wednesdays After-Hours Session - Benzinga8 Stocks Moving In Wednesday's After-Hours Session - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - February 15 at 8:21 AM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Is a Screaming Buy on Every DipBerkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Is a Screaming Buy on Every Dip
investorplace.com - February 14 at 11:39 AM
Phillips 66 OKs $3.3 Bln Share Buyback from Berkshire HathawayPhillips 66 OKs $3.3 Bln Share Buyback from Berkshire Hathaway
www.nasdaq.com - February 14 at 9:33 AM
Phillips 66 (PSX) Announces 35M Share Repurchase Agreement with Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A) for $3.3BPhillips 66 (PSX) Announces 35M Share Repurchase Agreement with Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A) for $3.3B
www.streetinsider.com - February 14 at 9:33 AM
Trains and blockchain? BNSF becomes first Class I railroad to join this high-tech alliance - Dallas Business JournalTrains and blockchain? BNSF becomes first Class I railroad to join this high-tech alliance - Dallas Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com - February 5 at 4:02 PM
Are Healthcare Stocks Terminally Ill? - Investorplace.comAre Healthcare Stocks Terminally Ill? - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - February 2 at 4:10 PM
BNSFs 2018 capital investment totals $3.3B - Dallas Business JournalBNSF's 2018 capital investment totals $3.3B - Dallas Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com - February 2 at 4:10 PM
Berkshire Hathaway shares rally after UBS boosts price targetsBerkshire Hathaway shares rally after UBS boosts price targets
www.marketwatch.com - February 1 at 4:02 PM
Banking Roundup: BofA growth plans... Chase expands wealth management teamBanking Roundup: BofA growth plans... Chase expands wealth management team
www.bizjournals.com - February 1 at 9:38 AM
Blog Exposure - Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Join Forces to Form a New Healthcare Company for US EmployeesBlog Exposure - Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Join Forces to Form a New Healthcare Company for US Employees
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 9:38 AM
WFU expert: How Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan deal could shake up health care marketWFU expert: How Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan deal could shake up health care market
www.bizjournals.com - January 31 at 4:04 PM
Why Netflix Wouldnt Be a Warren Buffett StockWhy Netflix Wouldn't Be a Warren Buffett Stock
www.fool.com - January 30 at 4:05 PM
Health care company shares drop sharply on entry by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorganHealth care company shares drop sharply on entry by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan
www.marketwatch.com - January 30 at 10:08 AM
Q&A with BNSF chairman: How pulling out of NAFTA would affect the railroadQ&A with BNSF chairman: How pulling out of NAFTA would affect the railroad
www.bizjournals.com - January 26 at 9:42 AM
More Hedge Funds Are Hating CryptocurrencyMore Hedge Funds Are Hating Cryptocurrency
www.msn.com - January 26 at 9:42 AM
Kentwood Real Estate names new CEOKentwood Real Estate names new CEO
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 4:19 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Isnt Going to Be What It Once Was - Investorplace.comBerkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Isn't Going to Be What It Once Was - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - January 22 at 1:31 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Isn’t Going to Be What It Once WasBerkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Isn’t Going to Be What It Once Was
investorplace.com - January 22 at 1:06 PM
Multiple Implications Of Apples Move Back Toward The US - Seeking AlphaMultiple Implications Of Apple's Move Back Toward The US - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - January 18 at 5:03 PM
Avoid CSX Corporation on High Valuations and Uncertainty - Investorplace.comAvoid CSX Corporation on High Valuations and Uncertainty - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - January 18 at 5:03 PM
Why a $48B Texas company launched a subsidiary in PlanoWhy a $48B Texas company launched a subsidiary in Plano
www.bizjournals.com - January 18 at 9:41 AM
Reviewing Old Republic International (ORI) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)Reviewing Old Republic International (ORI) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 17 at 5:15 PM
Why Facebooks Potential New Smart-Home Portal Isnt Wowing Us - Motley FoolWhy Facebook's Potential New Smart-Home Portal Isn't Wowing Us - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - January 15 at 5:27 PM
Who Do You Trust? - Seeking AlphaWho Do You Trust? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - January 15 at 9:31 AM
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Names William Fehrman as CEO to Replace Greg AbelBerkshire Hathaway Energy Names William Fehrman as CEO to Replace Greg Abel
www.nasdaq.com - January 11 at 5:21 PM
Berkshire Stock Is Still a Buy After Board ShiftBerkshire Stock Is Still a Buy After Board Shift
www.thestreet.com - January 10 at 5:13 PM
Buffett Say Hes In Good Health, But Confirms First Step In Succession PlanBuffett Say He's In Good Health, But Confirms First Step In Succession Plan
www.benzinga.com - January 10 at 5:13 PM
Two Appointments Made to Berkshire Hathaway"s Board of DirectorsTwo Appointments Made to Berkshire Hathaway"s Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 5:13 PM
Berkshire Hathaway to Increase Number of Directors to 14 From 12Berkshire Hathaway to Increase Number of Directors to 14 From 12
www.nasdaq.com - January 10 at 9:25 AM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-a) to Increase Board Size By Two to Fourteen; Gregory Abel and Ajit Jain Named Vice ChairmenBerkshire Hathaway (BRK-a) to Increase Board Size By Two to Fourteen; Gregory Abel and Ajit Jain Named Vice Chairmen
www.streetinsider.com - January 10 at 9:25 AM
Why Barclays Sees Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway as Huge Tax Reform Winners - 24/7 Wall St.Why Barclays Sees Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway as Huge Tax Reform Winners - 24/7 Wall St.
247wallst.com - January 8 at 5:20 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Reaches Analyst Target Price - NasdaqBerkshire Hathaway Reaches Analyst Target Price - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 7 at 7:12 PM
Financial Analysis: Navigators Group (NAVG) vs. Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)Financial Analysis: Navigators Group (NAVG) vs. Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 11:36 AM
Dr Pepper Snapples Stock Buybacks: A Record Of Generating Value - Seeking AlphaDr Pepper Snapple's Stock Buybacks: A Record Of Generating Value - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - January 3 at 5:17 PM
Heres why 2018 could be Berkshire Hathaways best year yet. - Motley FoolHere's why 2018 could be Berkshire Hathaway's best year yet. - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - January 2 at 6:56 PM
Head to Head Review: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) & Loews (L)Head to Head Review: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) & Loews (L)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 30 at 7:12 PM

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