NYSE:BRK.B - Berkshire Hathaway Stock Price, Price Target & More

$200.13 -0.25 (-0.12 %)
(As of 04/22/2018 12:33 PM ET)
Previous Close$200.13
Today's Range$198.92 - $201.00
52-Week Range$160.93 - $217.62
Volume3.71 million shs
Average Volume4.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$493.81 billion
P/E Ratio34.15
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.27%
Quick Ratio0.27%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio34.15
Forward P/E Ratio22.95
P/E Growth3.28

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$242.14 billion
Price / Sales2.04
Cash Flow$9.5848 per share
Price / Cash20.88
Book Value$142.65 per share
Price / Book1.40

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.86
Net Income$44.94 billion
Net Margins18.56%
Return on Equity4.57%
Return on Assets2.14%

Miscellaneous

Employees377,000
Outstanding Shares2,467,450,000

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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 (NYSE:BRK.B) announced its earnings results on Saturday, February, 24th. The financial services provider reported $1.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.77 by $0.42. The financial services provider had revenue of $58.91 billion for the quarter. Berkshire Hathaway had a net margin of 18.56% and a return on equity of 4.57%. View Berkshire Hathaway's Earnings History.

When is Berkshire Hathaway's next earnings date?

Berkshire Hathaway is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May, 4th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Berkshire Hathaway.

What price target have analysts set for BRK.B?

3 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Berkshire Hathaway's shares. Their forecasts range from $189.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate Berkshire Hathaway's stock price to reach $201.3333 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 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 been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BRK.B stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Berkshire Hathaway earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.86 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

How do I buy shares of Berkshire Hathaway?

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's stock price today?

One share of BRK.B stock can currently be purchased for approximately $200.13.

How big of a company is Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway has a market capitalization of $493.81 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 employs 377,000 workers across the globe.

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.B)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  164 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  137 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  301
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Analyst Ratings

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

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
3 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Berkshire Hathaway in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $201.3333, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 0.60%. The high price target for BRK.B is $210.00 and the low price target for BRK.B is $189.00. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.672.672.252.25
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $201.3333$201.3333$201.3333$207.50
Price Target Upside: 0.60% upside8.38% upside8.38% upsideN/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
9/14/2017JPMorgan ChaseInitiated 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
5/6/2016UBSInitiated CoverageBuy$163.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/22/2016 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 Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.72 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.49 EPS

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

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2018        
2/24/2018Q4 2017$1.77$1.35$58.9070 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2017Q3 2017$1.88$1.40$60.5250 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2017Q2 2017$1.85$1.67$57.5180 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2017Q1 2017$1.71$1.44$65.1870 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2017Q4 2016$1.78$58.3440 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q3 2016$1.88$1.97$59.0680 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q2 2016$1.84$1.87$54.46 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2016Q1 2016$1.75$1.52$52.4030 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2016Q4 2015$1.75$1.89$51.82 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q3$2,658.91$2,769.00$61.1920 billion$58.9890 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q2 2015$2.13$1.58$51.3680 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q1 2015$1.62$1.73$48.6440 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2015Q4 2014$1.80$1.61$48.2590 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2014$2,593.85$2,876.00$51.3290 billion$51.1990 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2014Q2 2014$2.59$49.7620 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2014Q1 2014$1.45$1.43$45.4530 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2013Q3 2013$1.60$1.49$46.5410 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q2 2013$1.45$1.84$44.6930 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q1 2013$1.30$1.98$43.8670 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2013Q4 2012$1.13$1.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2012Q3 2012$1.38$1.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2012Q2 2012$1.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012Q1 2012$1.35$1.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2012Q4 2011$1.35$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2011Q3 2011$1.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2011Q2 2011$1.20$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2011Q1 2011$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2011Q4 2010$1.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2010Q3 2010$1.31$1.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2010Q2 2010$1.01$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2010Q1 2010$0.71$1.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2010Q4 2009$1.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2009Q3 2009$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2009Q2 2009$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.B) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 11.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 36.87%
Insider Trading History for Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B)

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.B) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE BRK.B) News Headlines

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Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Rating Increased to Buy at VetrBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Rating Increased to Buy at Vetr
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:28 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Lowered to Hold at VetrBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Lowered to Hold at Vetr
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 10:12 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Buy" at VetrBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Buy" at Vetr
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 8:00 PM
Why Is This Warren Buffett Stock Sinking?Why Is This Warren Buffett Stock Sinking?
www.fool.ca - April 19 at 4:31 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to SellBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 11:46 AM
What Is Berkshire Hathaway Worth?What Is Berkshire Hathaway Worth?
seekingalpha.com - April 18 at 4:17 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:18 PM
Warren Buffett Doesnt Do This Much, but He Is NowWarren Buffett Doesn't Do This Much, but He Is Now
www.msn.com - April 18 at 10:00 AM
5 Value Funds That Yield Up to 18%5 Value Funds That Yield Up to 18%
www.msn.com - April 16 at 4:22 PM
Wells Fargo Earnings: Buffetts Top Bank Is On The MendWells Fargo Earnings: Buffett's Top Bank Is On The Mend
seekingalpha.com - April 15 at 8:25 AM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Hold" at BidaskClubBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Hold" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 4:55 PM
SPY, BRK.B, INTC, T: Large Inflows Detected at ETFSPY, BRK.B, INTC, T: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
www.nasdaq.com - April 13 at 4:17 PM
Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) to Announce $2.01 EPSZacks: Analysts Anticipate Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) to Announce $2.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 11:34 AM
Form SC 13D/A USG CORP Filed by: BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INCForm SC 13D/A USG CORP Filed by: BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC
www.streetinsider.com - April 12 at 4:20 PM
Real estate agency returning to downtown Schenectady after long absenceReal estate agency returning to downtown Schenectady after long absence
www.bizjournals.com - April 12 at 4:20 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Lifted to "Buy" at BidaskClubBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Lifted to "Buy" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 1:50 PM
Vertical Integration: InsuranceVertical Integration: Insurance
www.fool.com - April 11 at 4:19 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at VetrBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at Vetr
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 6:40 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at VetrBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 8:36 PM
Taking a Bite Out of Apple With Gene MunsterTaking a Bite Out of Apple With Gene Munster
finance.yahoo.com - April 9 at 4:17 PM
How The Insurance Mindset Shaped Buffett (And What You And I Can Learn From It)How The Insurance Mindset Shaped Buffett (And What You And I Can Learn From It)
seekingalpha.com - April 9 at 4:17 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Shares Up Even As Bill Gates Trims StakeBerkshire Hathaway Shares Up Even As Bill Gates Trims Stake
www.nasdaq.com - April 9 at 4:17 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment ResearchBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 5:30 PM
Going Long Trade Wars With Value, Part 1: Berkshire HathawayGoing Long Trade Wars With Value, Part 1: Berkshire Hathaway
seekingalpha.com - April 5 at 4:15 PM
Heres what Warren Buffett says to do when the market tanksHere's what Warren Buffett says to do when the market tanks
www.cnbc.com - April 3 at 10:03 AM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Given New $189.00 Price Target at Morgan StanleyBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Given New $189.00 Price Target at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 10:17 AM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment ResearchBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 9:36 PM
Here Are 953 Million Reasons to Buy Shares of Buffetts Berkshire HathawayHere Are 953 Million Reasons to Buy Shares of Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway
www.msn.com - March 28 at 4:11 PM
Warren Buffett and BlackBerry Ltd.’s CEO Faced a Common Investing Challenge in 2017Warren Buffett and BlackBerry Ltd.’s CEO Faced a Common Investing Challenge in 2017
www.fool.ca - March 27 at 4:19 PM
Warren Buffetts Stamp of Approval Costs $87 MillionWarren Buffett's Stamp of Approval Costs $87 Million
www.msn.com - March 27 at 4:19 PM
Is Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.B) A Buy At Its Current PE Ratio?Is Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.B) A Buy At Its Current PE Ratio?
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 9:51 AM
Deleting Facebooks billions: stock sinks as outrage swellsDeleting Facebook's billions: stock sinks as outrage swells
marketbeat.com - March 26 at 5:13 PM
Why Warren Buffett Uses Book Value to Measure His PerformanceWhy Warren Buffett Uses Book Value to Measure His Performance
www.msn.com - March 25 at 4:24 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Buy" by VetrBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Buy" by Vetr
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 1:59 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from BrokeragesBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 1:38 PM
Berkshire Hathaway 2017 Valuation - Seeking AlphaBerkshire Hathaway 2017 Valuation - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 22 at 4:30 PM
Buffet Reimbursed Berkshire for Postage, Phone Calls - Investopedia (blog)Buffet Reimbursed Berkshire for Postage, Phone Calls - Investopedia (blog)
www.investopedia.com - March 21 at 4:26 PM
The Fingerprints Of Buffetts Next Deal - Berkshire Hathaway Inc ... - Seeking AlphaThe Fingerprints Of Buffett's Next Deal - Berkshire Hathaway Inc ... - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 20 at 4:22 PM
Berkshire Will Still Beat The S&P 500 - Seeking AlphaBerkshire Will Still Beat The S&P 500 - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 19 at 4:21 PM
Analyst: Why Diplomat Could Be Amazons Ticket Into The Pharma SpaceAnalyst: Why Diplomat Could Be Amazon's Ticket Into The Pharma Space
www.benzinga.com - March 13 at 4:37 PM
Noteworthy ETF Inflows: VOO, BRK.B, CVX, PG - NasdaqNoteworthy ETF Inflows: VOO, BRK.B, CVX, PG - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 12 at 4:18 PM
Zacks: Analysts Expect Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Will Announce Earnings of $1.98 Per ShareZacks: Analysts Expect Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Will Announce Earnings of $1.98 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 12:17 PM
Berkshire’s National Indemnity ordered to pay $43 million for asbestos settlementBerkshire’s National Indemnity ordered to pay $43 million for asbestos settlement
www.marketwatch.com - March 8 at 4:28 PM
Express Scripts Shares Leap on $67 Billion Cigna Takeover Play - TheStreet.comExpress Scripts Shares Leap on $67 Billion Cigna Takeover Play - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - March 8 at 11:02 AM
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seekingalpha.com - March 7 at 4:17 PM
Buffetts firm adds German real estate broker to its networkBuffett's firm adds German real estate broker to its network
marketbeat.com - March 5 at 12:40 PM
Will Berkshire Hathaway Initiate A Dividend? - Seeking AlphaWill Berkshire Hathaway Initiate A Dividend? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 2 at 4:14 PM
VOO, BRK.B, T, INTC: ETF Inflow Alert - NasdaqVOO, BRK.B, T, INTC: ETF Inflow Alert - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 2 at 4:14 PM
Is Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. Next up on Warren Buffett’s Shopping List?Is Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. Next up on Warren Buffett’s Shopping List?
www.fool.ca - February 27 at 4:21 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from BrokeragesBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 3:50 PM

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