NYSE:BRK.B - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$208.49 +0.03 (+0.01 %)
(As of 08/22/2018 03:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$208.46
Today's Range$208.10 - $209.35
52-Week Range$172.61 - $217.62
Volume2.66 million shs
Average Volume4.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$513.61 billion
P/E Ratio35.67
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:BRK.B
CUSIP08467070
Phone402-346-1400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.40
Quick Ratio0.40

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio35.67
Forward P/E Ratio22.91
P/E Growth3.27

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$242.14 billion
Price / Sales2.12
Cash Flow$9.5990 per share
Price / Cash21.72
Book Value$142.65 per share
Price / Book1.46

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.86
Net Income$44.94 billion
Net Margins19.78%
Return on Equity5.51%
Return on Assets2.71%

Miscellaneous

Employees377,000
Outstanding Shares2,467,630,000
Market Cap$513.61 billion

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B (NYSE:BRK.B) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B's stock symbol?

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

How were Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B's earnings last quarter?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B (NYSE:BRK.B) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November, 6th. The financial services provider reported $2,769.00 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2,658.91 by $110.09. The financial services provider earned $58.99 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $61.19 billion. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B had a net margin of 19.78% and a return on equity of 5.51%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $2,876.00 earnings per share. View Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B's Earnings History.

When is Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B's next earnings date?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B.

What price target have analysts set for BRK.B?

2 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B's stock. Their predictions range from $210.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B's stock price to reach $210.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B.

Who are some of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B's key competitors?

Who are Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B's key executives?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B'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 Inc. Class B been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about BRK.B stock have trended positive recently, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.70 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B.

How do I buy shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B?

Shares of BRK.B 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 Inc. Class B's stock price today?

One share of BRK.B stock can currently be purchased for approximately $208.49.

How big of a company is Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B has a market capitalization of $513.61 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 $5.86 on an earnings per share basis. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B employs 377,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B'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 Inc. Class B (NYSE BRK.B)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  155 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  339
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BRK.B will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BRK.B will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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