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:
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: N/A
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 10.69%
  • Return on Equity: 6.75%
  • Return on Assets: 3.06%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.52%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.52%
Misc:
  • Beta: 0.8
 

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) issued its earnings results on Friday, November, 6th. The company reported $2,769.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2,721.00 by $48.00. Berkshire Hathaway had a net margin of 10.69% and a return on equity of 6.75%. View Berkshire Hathaway's Earnings History.

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

4 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Berkshire Hathaway's stock. 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?

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:  3.0 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  87 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  60 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  147
These ratings are a survey of what our community members think about Berkshire Hathaway. An outperform vote indicates that you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. An underperform vote indicates that you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) (?)
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 5/28/2015 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: 6.05%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 13.43%
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 - May 16 at 9:07 PM
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seekingalpha.com - May 16 at 8:52 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 4:01 PM
marketwatch.com logoWhy Buffett says health-care bill cuts ‘the hell out of income taxes for the rich’
www.marketwatch.com - May 8 at 3:57 PM
marketwatch.com logoWatson won 'Jeopardy,' but IBM is not winning with artificial intelligence - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - May 5 at 9:04 PM
streetinsider.com logoBerkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) Reports 1Q Operating EPS Miss - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - May 5 at 9:04 PM
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www.baystreet.ca - May 5 at 4:04 PM
marketwatch.com logoAnother strong quarter for Amazon has Jeff Bezos closing in on Bill Gates
www.marketwatch.com - May 1 at 9:05 AM
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finance.yahoo.com logoArmstrong Henry H Associates Inc Buys CareDx - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 6:10 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBerkshire Hathaway Should Consider Raising Repurchase Limit - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - April 19 at 1:09 PM
nasdaq.com logoBerkshire Hathaway's HomeServices Strikes Marketing Deal with China Property Portal Juwai.com
www.nasdaq.com - April 18 at 12:39 PM
marketwatch.com logoStock market opens lower, set to cap holiday-shortened week with a loss - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - April 14 at 11:07 AM
rttnews.com logoWarren Buffett's Berkshire Cuts Its Stake In Wells Fargo
www.rttnews.com - April 13 at 4:09 PM
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www.marketwatch.com - April 11 at 8:48 AM
nasdaq.com logoNoteworthy ETF Inflows: VT, MO, ORCL, BRK.A - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 7 at 9:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoApple Set For Biggest Quarter in Five Years, But is It Poised for a Massive 2017?
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 9:26 PM
msn.com logoWhy Amazon Could Hit $1,000 by Labor Day
www.msn.com - March 29 at 4:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) Coverage Initiated at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 9:17 AM
benzinga.com logo10 Richest Billionaires In Finance - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - March 20 at 3:26 PM
businesswire.com logoBerkshire Hathaway Inc. News Release - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - March 20 at 3:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBerkshire: The Climate At The Meeting - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 20 at 3:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) Now Covered by Analysts at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 12:43 PM
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www.benzinga.com - March 19 at 12:01 PM
fool.com logoBuffett's Berkshire Hathaway Buys Apple Stock -- Should You? - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - March 19 at 12:01 PM
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www.benzinga.com - March 14 at 8:54 PM
nasdaq.com logoRuane Cunniff Sells Berkshire and Praxair, Exits Walmart - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 11 at 8:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRuane Cunniff Sells Berkshire and Praxair, Exits Walmart - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 9:58 PM
benzinga.com logoHershey Shares Spike As Trader Chat Rooms Revive Speculation Buffett, Kraft Heinz Could Make Acquisition Bid - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - March 9 at 4:35 PM
investopedia.com logoHow to Invest in the Growth of Insurtech (BRK.A, PGR) - Investopedia
www.investopedia.com - March 3 at 3:22 PM

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Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) Chart for Sunday, May, 28, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/28/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff