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

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$205.29 +2.51 (+1.24 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 02:14 AM ET)
Previous Close$202.78
Today's Range$204.07 - $205.79
52-Week Range$184.75 - $224.07
Volume5.04 million shs
Average Volume4.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$505.53 billion
P/E Ratio35.03
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.79
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$242.14 billion
Cash Flow$9.5617 per share
Book Value$142.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$44.94 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees377,000
Outstanding Shares2,462,521,000
Market Cap$505.53 billion
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."

When is Berkshire Hathaway's next earnings date?

Berkshire Hathaway is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Berkshire Hathaway.

What price target have analysts set for BRK.B?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Berkshire Hathaway's shares. Their forecasts range from $210.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect Berkshire Hathaway's share price to reach $210.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Berkshire Hathaway.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Berkshire Hathaway?

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

Has Berkshire Hathaway been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BRK.B stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Berkshire Hathaway earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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:
  • 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 Officer
  • Mr. 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 $205.29.

How big of a company is Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway has a market capitalization of $505.53 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.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  170 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  390
MarketBeat'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. 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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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