Berkshire Hathaway Company Profile (NYSE:BRK.A)

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BRK.A
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.berkshirehathaway.com
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: N/A
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 9.51%
  • Return on Equity: 6.20%
  • Return on Assets: 2.81%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.26%
Misc:
  • Beta: 0.87
 
Frequently Asked Questions for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)

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) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 6th. The company reported $2,769.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2,721.00 by $48.00. Berkshire Hathaway had a net margin of 9.51% and a return on equity of 6.20%. View Berkshire Hathaway's Earnings History.

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

4 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Berkshire Hathaway's shares. Their predictions range from $166.00 to $275,000.00. On average, they expect Berkshire Hathaway's share price to reach $137,583.00 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
  • Charles T. Munger, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Howard Graham Buffett, Director
  • Ronald L. Olson, Director
  • Stephen B. Burke, Independent Director
  • Susan L. Decker, Independent Director
  • William Henry Gates III, Independent Director

How do I buy Berkshire Hathaway stock?

Shares of Berkshire Hathaway can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.A)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  104 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  76 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  180
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

Consensus Ratings for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $137,583.00 (Infinity upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/20/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual -> Equal Weight$275,000.00LowView Rating Details
1/3/2017ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/16/2016Barclays PLCReiterated 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 7/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
Earnings by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
Earnings History by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.A)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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

Earnings Estimates for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Dividend History for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.39%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 16.94%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
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

Headline Trends for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
Latest Headlines for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)
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seekingalpha.com logoUtility Regulators Grow More Assertive On M&A Terms - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 24 at 4:05 PM
fool.com logoAn Interesting Chart About Berkshire Hathaway - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - July 23 at 4:26 PM
nasdaq.com logoWarren Buffett Indicator Exceeds 135% - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 22 at 4:40 PM
barrons.com logoA Mini-Berkshire Ready to Break Out - Barron's
www.barrons.com - July 22 at 4:22 AM
thestreet.com logoAmerica's Largest Carriers Face Big Changes; Valeant Investors Show Priorities -- ICYMI Monday - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 17 at 10:09 PM
fool.com logoWarren Buffett Just Gave Away Almost $3.2 Billion -- Here's Why - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - July 16 at 8:42 AM
streetinsider.com logoT-Mobile (TMUS) July volatility elevated; reports of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) and Liberty Media (LMCA) looking ... - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - July 15 at 4:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSprint Corp (S) Stock Jumps on Warren Buffett Buzz - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 11:41 PM
thestreet.com logoSprint Stock Jumps on Report That Its Chairman Held Meetings With Warren Buffett and John Malone - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 14 at 6:40 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBerkshire moves quickly on regulatory approval for Oncor - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 14 at 6:40 PM
investorplace.com logoValeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Stock Is No Longer a “Sewer” - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - July 13 at 5:48 PM
thestreet.com logoNetflix Shares Could Shock Everyone and Plummet More Than 50% - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 13 at 5:48 PM
benzinga.com logoWhat's Going Down At The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - July 13 at 5:48 PM
thestreet.com logoS&P Sees More Sovereign Downgrades This Year - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 12 at 10:22 PM
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www.thestreet.com - July 12 at 10:22 PM
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www.thestreet.com - July 12 at 5:21 PM
thestreet.com logoTrump's Pick to Lead FDIC Withdraws Nomination - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 12 at 5:21 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBerkshire After Buffett? - Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.A ... - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 12 at 5:21 PM
thestreet.com logoIPO Options to Consider, Activist Takes on Berkshire, TV and the Midsummer Classic -- ICYMI Tuesday - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 11 at 10:45 PM
thestreet.com logoWarren Buffett Just Donated $3.2 Billion to Microsoft's Bill Gates -- Here Are Other Wealthy Givers - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 11 at 10:45 PM
fool.ca logoCanadian Imperial Bank of Commerce's US Expansion Continues - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 11 at 5:43 PM
nasdaq.com logoWarren Buffett Strikes Deal With Oncor - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 11 at 5:43 PM
nasdaq.com logoCompany News for July 10, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 10 at 9:45 PM
investorplace.com logoUnilever plc (ADR) (UL) May Face Hostile Bid from Kraft - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - July 10 at 9:45 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSTAG Has All Of The Ingredients Of Something Special - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 10 at 9:45 PM
rttnews.com logoElliott Says Buffett's Oncor Bid Fails To Maximize Value For Oncor
www.rttnews.com - July 10 at 4:44 PM
thestreet.com logoIt Looks Like People Are Tweeting Less: Data - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 9 at 2:28 AM
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www.thestreet.com - July 9 at 2:28 AM
thestreet.com logoPalo Alto Networks Stock Will Explode 20% Higher Because of a Looming Wave, Citi Thinks - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 9 at 2:28 AM
fool.com logo3 Reasons Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Could Rise - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - July 9 at 2:28 AM
fool.com logo3 Reasons Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Could Fall - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - July 9 at 2:28 AM
cnbc.com logoBerkshire Hathaway Energy is close to a $17.5 billion deal for Oncor, report says - CNBC
www.cnbc.com - July 6 at 5:58 PM
nasdaq.com logoFinancial Sector Update for 06/30/2017: BAC,BRK.A,BRK.B,PKY,WDR - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 30 at 4:48 PM
streetinsider.com logoBerkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) to Exercise Warrants at $7.14/Sh to Acquire 700M Shares of Bank of America (BAC) - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - June 30 at 4:48 PM
thestreet.com logoWarren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Is Now Bank of America's ... - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - June 30 at 4:48 PM
nasdaq.com logoETF Preview: ETFs, Futures Higher as Street Mulls Q1 GDP, Weekly Jobless Claims Data - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 29 at 5:54 PM
marketwatch.com logoHome Capital Announces Receipt of TSX Conditional Listing Approval for Initial Equity Investment by Berkshire ... - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - June 29 at 5:54 PM
cnbc.com logoTech stocks continue to drop, pointing to a mixed open on Wall Street - CNBC
www.cnbc.com - June 28 at 9:48 PM
thestreet.com logoBank of America Just Topped Warren Buffett's Dividend Benchmark - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - June 28 at 9:48 PM
marketwatch.com logoThis is what Warren Buffett thinks is the real problem with U.S. economy
www.marketwatch.com - June 27 at 9:19 PM
seekingalpha.com logoShould I Store My Store Capital Shares Or Take Profit?
seekingalpha.com - June 27 at 4:17 PM
bizjournals.com logoWarren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway takes 10 percent stake in Arizona real estate firm, stock jumps - Phoenix Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com - June 27 at 2:43 AM
thestreet.com logoCharlie Munger Says Al Gore Is 'Not Very Smart' During Informal Q&A Session - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - June 25 at 9:24 PM
thestreet.com logoBillionaire Warren Buffett Enjoys $76 Million Pay Day Thanks to Qatar Airways - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - June 23 at 2:21 AM
benzinga.com logoIf Colgate's Looking To Sell Itself, Would Berkshire Be Looking To Buy? - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - June 22 at 4:15 PM
nasdaq.com logoBerkshire Hathaway to Make CAD400 Mln Investment in Home Capital, Provide New CAD2 Bln Credit Facility
www.nasdaq.com - June 22 at 11:32 AM
rttnews.com logoHome Capital In Deal With Berkshire Hathaway For Up To C$400 Mln Investment
www.rttnews.com - June 22 at 11:32 AM

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Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) Chart for Tuesday, July, 25, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff