NYSE:BRK.B - Berkshire Hathaway Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $202.73 -0.54 (-0.27 %) (As of 05/21/2019 01:10 AM ET)Previous Close$203.27Today's Range$201.75 - $203.1852-Week Range$184.75 - $224.07Volume2.65 million shsAverage Volume4.06 million shsMarket Capitalization$497.28 billionP/E Ratio20.17Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.79 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsHeadlinesSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Berkshire Hathaway Inc., through its subsidiaries engages in insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses. It provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as life, accident, and health reinsurance; and operates railroad systems in North America. The company also generates, transmits, and distributes electricity primarily from solar, wind, geothermal, and hydro sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets. In addition, it offers real estate brokerage services; invests in fixed-income and equity instruments; and engages in manufactured housing and finance business, leasing of transportation equipment, and furniture leasing activities. Further, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals and metal cutting tools; flooring, insulation, roofing and engineered, building and engineered components, paints and coatings, and bricks and masonry products; recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products; and alkaline batteries. Additionally, it manufactures castings and forged components, machined airframe components, and engineered critical fasteners; airfoil castings; titanium and nickel; and seamless pipes, fittings, and forgings. The company distributes newspapers, televisions, and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers steel and logistics services, professional aviation training programs, and fractional aircraft ownership programs. In addition, it retails automobiles; furniture, bedding, and accessories; household appliances, electronics, and computers; jewelry, watches, crystal, china, stemware, flatware, gifts, and collectibles; kitchenware; and motorcycle accessories. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Receive BRK.B News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BRK.B and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:BRK.B Previous SymbolNYSE:BRK/B CUSIP08467070 CIKN/A Webwww.berkshirehathaway.com Phone402-346-1400Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.28 Quick Ratio0.28Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.17 Forward P/E Ratio19.49 P/E Growth2.79 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$247.84 billion Price / Sales2.01 Cash Flow$14.0007 per share Price / Cash Flow14.48 Book Value$151.90 per share Price / Book1.33Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$10.05 Net Income$4.02 billion Net Margins10.73% Return on Equity6.83% Return on Assets3.46%Miscellaneous Employees389,000 Outstanding Shares2,452,914,000Market Cap$497.28 billion Next Earnings Date8/2/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Saturday, February, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $2.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.23 by $0.09. The financial services provider had revenue of $63.71 billion for the quarter. Berkshire Hathaway had a return on equity of 6.83% and a net margin of 10.73%. 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, August 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Berkshire Hathaway. Has Berkshire Hathaway been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about BRK.B stock have been trending somewhat negative on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Berkshire Hathaway earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Berkshire Hathaway's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Berkshire Hathaway include Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), Chubb (CB), American International Group (AIG), Progressive (PGR), Travelers Companies (TRV), Tokio Marine (TKOMY), Allstate (ALL), Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), Loews (L), Markel (MKL), Arch Capital Group (ACGL), Cna Financial (CNA), Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Subordinate Voting Shares (FRFHF) and W. R. Berkley (WRB). What other stocks do shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Berkshire Hathaway investors own include Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Alphabet (GOOG), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Intel (INTC), Visa (V) and Cisco Systems (CSCO). Who are Berkshire Hathaway's key executives? Berkshire Hathaway's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Warren E. Buffett, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 89)Mr. Marc David Hamburg, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 69)Mr. Daniel Jerome Jaksich, VP, Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerMr. Ajit Jain, Vice Chairman of Insurance Operations & Director (Age 67)Mr. Gregory Edward Abel, Vice Chairman of Non Insurance Bus. Operations & Director (Age 57) 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 $202.73. How big of a company is Berkshire Hathaway? Berkshire Hathaway has a market capitalization of $497.28 billion and generates $247.84 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $4.02 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.05 on an earnings per share basis. Berkshire Hathaway employs 389,000 workers across the globe. What is Berkshire Hathaway's official website? The official website for Berkshire Hathaway is http://www.berkshirehathaway.com. 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 (NYSE BRK.B)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 227 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 179 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 406MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Berkshire Hathaway and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BRK.B will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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