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

$296,280.00 465.00 (0.16 %)
(As of 12/17/2017 08:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$296,280.00
Today's Range$296,080.00 - $298,880.00
52-Week Range$237,983.80 - $299,790.00
Volume494 shs
Average Volume330 shs
Market Capitalization$485.90 billion
P/E Ratio31.43
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 Ratio31.43
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$223.60 billion
Price / Sales2.17
Cash Flow$16,146.05 per share
Price / Cash18.35
Book Value$174,609.14 per share
Price / Book1.70

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 results on Friday, November, 6th. The financial services provider reported $2,769.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2,721.00 by $48.00. Berkshire Hathaway had a net margin of 7.73% and a return on equity of 5.17%. View Berkshire Hathaway's Earnings History.

When will Berkshire Hathaway make its next earnings announcement?

Berkshire Hathaway is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Berkshire Hathaway.

Where is Berkshire Hathaway's stock going? Where will Berkshire Hathaway's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Berkshire Hathaway's shares. 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)
  • 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 54)
  • 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 $296,280.00.

How big of a company is Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway has a market capitalization of $485.90 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  142 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  111 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  253
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Berkshire Hathaway and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

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

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Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.402.402.402.50
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $204,600.25$204,600.25$204,600.25$147,711.60
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
9/14/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated 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
2/23/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$157.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/17/2015 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
2/23/2018        
11/6/2015Q315$2,721.00$2,769.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2013Q412$1,704.00$7.98 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

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: 9.96%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
Insider Trades 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 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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Investment Wisdom Or Just Grumpy Old Men? - Seeking AlphaInvestment Wisdom Or Just Grumpy Old Men? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - December 15 at 5:50 PM
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www.businesswire.com - December 15 at 5:50 PM
Earnings Growth Hurt Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BRK.B) RatingEarnings Growth Hurt Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BRK.B) Rating
investorplace.com - December 12 at 7:40 AM
Warren Buffetts Berkshire May Gain $27 Billion if Tax Bill Passes This YearWarren Buffett's Berkshire May Gain $27 Billion if Tax Bill Passes This Year
www.thestreet.com - December 8 at 5:09 PM
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seekingalpha.com - December 7 at 9:24 AM
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www.businesswire.com - December 7 at 9:24 AM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - December 7 at 5:50 AM
How a Key Health Care Merger May Play a Role in Warren Buffett’s InvestingHow a Key Health Care Merger May Play a Role in Warren Buffett’s Investing
247wallst.com - December 6 at 5:17 PM
Head to Head Review: Montpelier Re (MRH) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)Head to Head Review: Montpelier Re (MRH) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 29 at 3:38 PM
In Depth Analysis Of Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio - Seeking Alpha - Seeking AlphaIn Depth Analysis Of Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio - Seeking Alpha - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - November 29 at 9:42 AM
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www.nasdaq.com - November 29 at 9:42 AM
Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BRK.B) a Hold on Vapid Sales GrowthBerkshire Hathaway Energy (BRK.B) a Hold on Vapid Sales Growth
investorplace.com - November 28 at 7:44 AM
Head to Head Survey: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) & Its PeersHead to Head Survey: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) & Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 3:56 PM
Head-To-Head Analysis: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) vs. The CompetitionHead-To-Head Analysis: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) vs. The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 26 at 7:18 AM
Analyzing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) and Its CompetitorsAnalyzing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 7:30 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) vs. Its Peers Critical SurveyBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) vs. Its Peers Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 3:32 PM
Stellar Capital Management, LLC Buys Vodafone Group PLC, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, iShares Core ...Stellar Capital Management, LLC Buys Vodafone Group PLC, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, iShares Core ...
www.nasdaq.com - November 17 at 2:41 PM
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seekingalpha.com - November 16 at 9:03 AM
Warren Buffett buys Apple and sells IBM, opens new stake in Bank of America - MarketWatchWarren Buffett buys Apple and sells IBM, opens new stake in Bank of America - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - November 15 at 3:18 PM
Seth Klarman Is Betting on Energy and Health Care - NasdaqSeth Klarman Is Betting on Energy and Health Care - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 15 at 3:18 PM
Why Warren Buffett Should Sell His Wells Fargo Stake - TheStreet.comWhy Warren Buffett Should Sell His Wells Fargo Stake - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - November 15 at 3:18 PM
Warren Buffett Adds More Apple, Cuts IBM StakeWarren Buffett Adds More Apple, Cuts IBM Stake
www.nasdaq.com - November 15 at 3:17 AM
Tracking Ruane, Cunniff, & Goldfarbs Portfolio - Q3 2017 Update - Seeking AlphaTracking Ruane, Cunniff, & Goldfarb's Portfolio - Q3 2017 Update - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - November 14 at 5:28 AM
Comparing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) & The CompetitionComparing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 3:36 PM
Berkshire Hathaways GEICO Was Hit Hard by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma - Motley FoolBerkshire Hathaway's GEICO Was Hit Hard by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - November 9 at 5:55 PM
Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Investment Float Builds Despite $3bn Cat Loss - Seeking AlphaBuffett's Berkshire Hathaway Investment Float Builds Despite $3bn Cat Loss - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - November 9 at 5:55 PM
Increased demand for coal, sand help BNSF boost earnings - Dallas Business JournalIncreased demand for coal, sand help BNSF boost earnings - Dallas Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com - November 7 at 7:40 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Posts Weaker Results on $3 Billion in Disaster Losses - Wall Street JournalBerkshire Hathaway Posts Weaker Results on $3 Billion in Disaster Losses - Wall Street Journal
www.wsj.com - November 3 at 10:24 PM
Warren Buffetts Insurance Firms Rack Up $3 Billion in Natural Disaster LossesWarren Buffett's Insurance Firms Rack Up $3 Billion in Natural Disaster Losses
www.thestreet.com - November 3 at 5:22 PM
Berkshire Hathaway shares fall after Q3 earningsBerkshire Hathaway shares fall after Q3 earnings
www.marketwatch.com - November 3 at 5:22 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. News ReleaseBerkshire Hathaway Inc. News Release
www.businesswire.com - November 3 at 5:22 PM
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seekingalpha.com - November 3 at 8:22 AM
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www.nasdaq.com - November 2 at 3:32 AM
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investorplace.com - October 24 at 6:48 PM
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www.thestreet.com - October 20 at 11:32 PM
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www.fool.com - October 19 at 10:30 PM
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seekingalpha.com - October 19 at 10:30 PM
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seekingalpha.com - October 15 at 2:39 AM
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