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

$199.07 2.37 (1.20 %)
(As of 12/13/2017 03:59 AM ET)
Previous Close$196.70
Today's Range$197.00 - $199.92
52-Week Range$158.61 - $199.92
Volume4.34 million shs
Average Volume3.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$491.42 billion
P/E Ratio31.23
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.87

About Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B)

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-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinancials
SymbolNYSE:BRK.B
CUSIP08467070
Phone+1-402-3461400

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio31.23
Forward P/E Ratio30.58
P/E Growth4.31

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$223.60 billion
Price / Sales2.20
Cash Flow$10.88 per share
Price / Cash18.29
Book Value$116.13 per share
Price / Book1.71

Profitability

Trailing EPS$11,356.59
Net Income$24.07 billion
Net Margins7.73%
Return on Equity5.17%
Return on Assets2.36%

Miscellaneous

Employees367,700
Outstanding Shares2,467,180,000

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) 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.B."

How were Berkshire Hathaway's earnings last quarter?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) issued its earnings results on Friday, November, 6th. The financial services provider reported $2,769.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2,658.91 by $110.09. Berkshire Hathaway had a return on equity of 5.17% and a net margin of 7.73%. During the same period last year, the company posted $2,876.00 EPS. 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?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Berkshire Hathaway's stock. Their predictions range from $189.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect Berkshire Hathaway's share price to reach $201.33 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 $199.07.

How big of a company is Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway has a market capitalization of $491.42 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 $11,356.59 on an earnings per share basis. Berkshire Hathaway employs 367,700 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway's mailing address is 3555 Farnam St, OMAHA, NE 68131-3311, United States. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at +1-402-3461400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  140 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  117 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  257
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Analyst Ratings

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

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.172.172.202.20
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $201.33$201.33$207.50$166.00
Price Target Upside: 8.38% upside8.38% upsideN/AN/A

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B)

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/8/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$181.00 -> $189.00N/AView Rating Details
9/14/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageOverweight$210.00LowView Rating Details
8/11/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$191.00 -> $205.00LowView Rating Details
2/27/2017Evercore ISIReiterated RatingUnderweightN/AView Rating Details
1/3/2017ArgusInitiated CoverageHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/18/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
2/22/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/13/2015 forward)

Earnings

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B)

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.B) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/2018        
11/6/2015Q3$2,658.91$2,769.00$61.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2014$2,593.85$2,876.00$51.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8 EPS

Dividends

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


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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.B)

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Headlines

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.B) News Headlines

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Abel looking more likely as next Berkshire head - Seeking AlphaAbel looking more likely as next Berkshire head - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - December 8 at 9:05 AM
A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s SubsidiariesA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s Subsidiaries
www.businesswire.com - December 7 at 6:11 PM
AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.s Subsidiaries - Business Wire (press release)AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s Subsidiaries - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - December 7 at 5:38 PM
Analyst: Financial Services Is The Hot Sector In ETFs - BenzingaAnalyst: Financial Services Is The Hot Sector In ETFs - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - December 6 at 5:42 PM
Tweedy Browne Reduces Unilever, Halliburton, Berkshire Positions - NasdaqTweedy Browne Reduces Unilever, Halliburton, Berkshire Positions - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - December 6 at 9:17 AM
BofA Gets Approval to Buy Back $5 Billion Additional Shares - NasdaqBofA Gets Approval to Buy Back $5 Billion Additional Shares - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - December 6 at 9:17 AM
Why Warren Buffett Could Buy Berkshire Hathaway Shares At The Current Level Soon (Hint: Tax Reform) - Seeking AlphaWhy Warren Buffett Could Buy Berkshire Hathaway Shares At The Current Level Soon (Hint: Tax Reform) - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - December 6 at 9:17 AM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) versus Its Rivals Critical ContrastBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) versus Its Rivals Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 11:48 AM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.77 Per ShareBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.77 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 9:26 PM
Reviewing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Its RivalsReviewing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 25 at 7:20 AM
VOO, BRK.B, VZ, KO: ETF Outflow Alert - NasdaqVOO, BRK.B, VZ, KO: ETF Outflow Alert - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 22 at 5:29 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by AnalystsBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 19 at 2:02 PM
Warren Buffett Is Selling International Business Machines Corp. — Should You? - Investorplace.comWarren Buffett Is Selling International Business Machines Corp. — Should You? - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - November 18 at 1:20 AM
Apple Remains a Warren Buffett Favorite, Berkshire Ups StakeApple Remains a Warren Buffett Favorite, Berkshire Ups Stake
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 5:10 PM
Tracking Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio - Q3 2017 Update - Seeking AlphaTracking Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio - Q3 2017 Update - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - November 15 at 3:16 AM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment ResearchBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 12:41 PM
Head to Head Analysis: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Its PeersHead to Head Analysis: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 9:24 PM
$1.78 EPS Expected for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) This Quarter$1.78 EPS Expected for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 9 at 7:58 AM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment ResearchBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 7 at 11:23 AM
Comparing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) & Its PeersComparing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) & Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 6 at 3:26 AM
Berkshire Hathaway shares fall after Q3 earnings - MarketWatchBerkshire Hathaway shares fall after Q3 earnings - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - November 5 at 4:41 AM
Apples Enterprise Value Reaches $900 Billion - NasdaqApple's Enterprise Value Reaches $900 Billion - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 4 at 6:34 PM
Insurance loss from disasters cuts profits at Buffetts firmInsurance loss from disasters cuts profits at Buffett's firm
marketbeat.com - November 3 at 5:42 PM
Warren Buffett Just Made $586 Million on Berkshires Stake in AppleWarren Buffett Just Made $586 Million on Berkshire's Stake in Apple
www.thestreet.com - November 3 at 5:22 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Q3 Earnings: Cat Losses to Hurt? - NasdaqBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Q3 Earnings: Cat Losses to Hurt? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 1 at 10:32 PM
Breakfast Technical Briefing on Insurance Stocks -- American Intl. Group, Berkshire Hathaway, MGIC Investment, and ... - PR Newswire (press release)Breakfast Technical Briefing on Insurance Stocks -- American Intl. Group, Berkshire Hathaway, MGIC Investment, and ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - October 31 at 5:52 PM
Reviewing The Navigators Group (NAVG) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)Reviewing The Navigators Group (NAVG) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 27 at 1:24 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BRK.B) a Hold on Weak Earnings Growth - Investorplace.comBerkshire Hathaway Energy (BRK.B) a Hold on Weak Earnings Growth - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - October 26 at 8:58 AM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 4:30 PM
IBM: Selling Impetus for Warren Buffett - Seeking AlphaIBM: Selling Impetus for Warren Buffett - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 22 at 9:18 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.88 Per ShareBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.88 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 20 at 2:36 PM
In Response to Hurricane Maria Devastation, Duracell PowerForward Deploys to Puerto Rico with over 30 Tons of BatteriesIn Response to Hurricane Maria Devastation, Duracell PowerForward Deploys to Puerto Rico with over 30 Tons of Batteries
www.businesswire.com - October 12 at 5:34 PM
Rowland & Co Investment Counsel Buys Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, ...Rowland & Co Investment Counsel Buys Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, ...
www.nasdaq.com - October 12 at 5:34 PM
Berkshire to invest in Pilot Flying J - Seeking AlphaBerkshire to invest in Pilot Flying J - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 3 at 9:00 AM
Berkshire Hathaway Invests in Pilot Flying J - Business Wire (press release)Berkshire Hathaway Invests in Pilot Flying J - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - October 3 at 9:00 AM
Leveraged Financials ETF (FAS) Hits New 52-Week High - NasdaqLeveraged Financials ETF (FAS) Hits New 52-Week High - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - October 3 at 12:11 AM
Leveraged Financials ETF (FAS) Hits New 52-Week HighLeveraged Financials ETF (FAS) Hits New 52-Week High
www.zacks.com - October 2 at 7:08 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 30 at 2:40 PM
Analyzing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Atlas Financial Holdings (AFH)Analyzing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Atlas Financial Holdings (AFH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 8:50 PM
This rare utility fund is fueled by growth in the natural gas industryThis rare utility fund is fueled by growth in the natural gas industry
www.marketwatch.com - September 25 at 8:00 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio Performance UpdateBerkshire Hathaway Portfolio Performance Update
seekingalpha.com - September 25 at 8:00 PM
GM Finally Makes New High - BenzingaGM Finally Makes New High - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - September 24 at 4:16 PM
See which Warren Buffett company plans to bring 300+ jobs to Lakeland - Tampa Bay Business JournalSee which Warren Buffett company plans to bring 300+ jobs to Lakeland - Tampa Bay Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com - September 23 at 9:42 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Buy"Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 12:46 AM
How to Invest Like Billionaire Warren Buffett - TheStreet.comHow to Invest Like Billionaire Warren Buffett - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - September 18 at 5:05 PM
J P Morgan Chase & Co Begins Coverage on Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)J P Morgan Chase & Co Begins Coverage on Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 9:04 PM
I Am Following Buffett In Buying This REIT - Seeking AlphaI Am Following Buffett In Buying This REIT - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 14 at 5:27 PM
I Am Following Buffett In Buying This REIT - Seeking AlphaI Am Following Buffett In Buying This REIT - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 14 at 5:27 PM
VTV, XOM, BRK.B, PG: ETF Inflow Alert - NasdaqVTV, XOM, BRK.B, PG: ETF Inflow Alert - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 14 at 5:27 PM
VTV, XOM, BRK.B, PG: ETF Inflow Alert - NasdaqVTV, XOM, BRK.B, PG: ETF Inflow Alert - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 14 at 5:26 PM

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