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

$204.32 +0.53 (+0.26 %)
(As of 02/20/2018 12:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$203.79
Today's Range$202.72 - $204.70
52-Week Range$160.93 - $217.62
Volume1.58 million shs
Average Volume4.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$504.58 billion
P/E Ratio0.02
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 Ratio0.0180001215153492
Forward P/E Ratio31.39
P/E Growth3.49

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$223.60 billion
Price / Sales2.25
Cash Flow$10.77 per share
Price / Cash18.98
Book Value$116.13 per share
Price / Book1.76

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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November, 6th. The financial services provider reported $2,769.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate 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 had a return on equity of 5.17% and a net margin of 7.73%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $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 2018?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Berkshire Hathaway's shares. Their predictions range from $189.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate Berkshire Hathaway's share price to reach $201.33 in the next year. 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)
  • 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)

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 $204.32.

How big of a company is Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway has a market capitalization of $504.58 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:  156 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  128 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  284
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Analyst Ratings

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

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Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.252.252.202.00
Ratings Breakdown: 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)
1 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $201.33$201.33$201.33$205.00
Price Target Upside: 8.38% 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 Chase & Co.Initiated 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 2/20/2016 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 History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/2018        
11/3/2017Q3 2017$1.88$1.40$60.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2017Q2 2017$1.85$1.67$57.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2017Q1 2017$1.71$1.44$65.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2017Q4 2016$1.78$58.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q3 2016$1.88$1.97$59.07 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$52.40 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$61.19 billion$58.99 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q2 2015$2.13$1.58$51.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q1 2015$1.62$1.73$48.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2015Q4 2014$1.80$1.61$48.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2014$2,593.85$2,876.00$51.33 billion$51.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2014Q2 2014$2.59$49.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2014Q1 2014$1.45$1.43$45.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2013Q3 2013$1.60$1.49$46.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q2 2013$1.45$1.84$44.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q1 2013$1.30$1.98$43.87 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)

Estimates

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.35 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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Billionaire Charlie Munger says bitcoin is noxious poison - MarketWatchBillionaire Charlie Munger says 'bitcoin is noxious poison' - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - February 15 at 6:21 AM
Buffetts firm invests in drugmaker Teva, trims Phillips 66Buffett's firm invests in drugmaker Teva, trims Phillips 66
marketbeat.com - February 14 at 5:49 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Is a Screaming Buy on Every Dip - Investorplace.comBerkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Is a Screaming Buy on Every Dip - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - February 14 at 3:24 PM
VOO, BRK.B, T, PG: ETF Inflow Alert - NasdaqVOO, BRK.B, T, PG: ETF Inflow Alert - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 14 at 3:24 PM
Phillips 66 to repurchase 35M shares from Berkshire Hathaway - Seeking AlphaPhillips 66 to repurchase 35M shares from Berkshire Hathaway - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - February 14 at 3:24 PM
Berkshire Hathaways Insurance Arm Sets up Dubai Office - Investopedia (blog)Berkshire Hathaway's Insurance Arm Sets up Dubai Office - Investopedia (blog)
www.investopedia.com - February 13 at 6:21 AM
Sorry, BlackRocks Fund Isnt Berkshire Hathaway -- The Motley Fool - Motley FoolSorry, BlackRock's Fund Isn't Berkshire Hathaway -- The Motley Fool - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - February 11 at 3:26 PM
Commit To Purchase Berkshire Hathaway At $130, Earn 1.9% Using Options - NasdaqCommit To Purchase Berkshire Hathaway At $130, Earn 1.9% Using Options - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 8 at 3:22 PM
Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) to Announce $1.77 Earnings Per ShareZacks: Analysts Anticipate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) to Announce $1.77 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 4 at 1:20 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) vs. OneBeacon Insurance Group (OB) Head-To-Head ReviewBerkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) vs. OneBeacon Insurance Group (OB) Head-To-Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 7:20 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 2 at 4:18 PM
Berkshire Hathaway: Looking Beyond Net Earnings - Seeking Alpha - Seeking AlphaBerkshire Hathaway: Looking Beyond Net Earnings - Seeking Alpha - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - February 2 at 3:23 PM
Stock Market News for Jan 31, 2018 - Yahoo Finance - Yahoo FinanceStock Market News for Jan 31, 2018 - Yahoo Finance - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 6:12 AM
What Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Moves Tell Us - Investorplace.comWhat Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Moves Tell Us - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - February 1 at 3:21 PM
What To Make Of The Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Healthcare CompanyWhat To Make Of The Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Healthcare Company
www.nasdaq.com - January 31 at 3:21 PM
Recent HCA NewsRecent HCA News
www.bloomberg.com - January 31 at 6:15 AM
Business titans face complex system in US health care pushBusiness titans face complex system in US health care push
marketbeat.com - January 30 at 3:27 PM
Buffett, Bezos and Dimon to form a health care companyBuffett, Bezos and Dimon to form a health care company
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 3:21 PM
Health care companies lead US stocks lower in early tradingHealth care companies lead US stocks lower in early trading
marketbeat.com - January 30 at 10:36 AM
Forget Gold, Your Money Is Better Off in These 3 Stocks - Motley FoolForget Gold, Your Money Is Better Off in These 3 Stocks - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - January 30 at 6:12 AM
VOO, BRK.B, T, PG: Large Inflows Detected at ETF - NasdaqVOO, BRK.B, T, PG: Large Inflows Detected at ETF - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 29 at 3:22 PM
The End Of Berkshire Hathaway And The Four Horsemen - Seeking AlphaThe End Of Berkshire Hathaway And The Four Horsemen - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - January 24 at 3:24 PM
Is It Time To Buy Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.B)?Is It Time To Buy Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.B)?
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 10:34 AM
Berkshires $504 Billion Stock Is Still a Buy After Big Board ShiftBerkshire's $504 Billion Stock Is Still a Buy After Big Board Shift
www.thestreet.com - January 22 at 8:33 AM
Worlds Most Admired Companies: Fortune Releases List for 2018 - Investorplace.comWorld's Most Admired Companies: Fortune Releases List for 2018 - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - January 19 at 6:20 PM
Berkshire Without Buffett: Will It Flounder Without The Oracle At The Helm? - Seeking AlphaBerkshire Without Buffett: Will It Flounder Without The Oracle At The Helm? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - January 19 at 6:20 PM
Contrasting W. R. Berkley (WRB) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)Contrasting W. R. Berkley (WRB) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 16 at 5:10 PM
Berkshire Hathaway: Stretched Valuation - Seeking AlphaBerkshire Hathaway: Stretched Valuation - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - January 15 at 9:23 AM
Berkshire Adds Potential Buffett Successor Candidates Abel And Jain To BoardBerkshire Adds Potential Buffett Successor Candidates Abel And Jain To Board
www.nasdaq.com - January 10 at 5:22 PM
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-a) to Increase Board Size By Two to Fourteen; Gregory Abel and Ajit Jain Named Vice ... - StreetInsider.comBerkshire Hathaway (BRK-a) to Increase Board Size By Two to Fourteen; Gregory Abel and Ajit Jain Named Vice ... - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - January 10 at 5:11 PM
Berkshire Hathaway expands board; Buffett, Munger keep seatsBerkshire Hathaway expands board; Buffett, Munger keep seats
marketbeat.com - January 10 at 6:42 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 - January 8 at 2:44 PM
Warren Buffett has gifted $43M in stock since JulyWarren Buffett has gifted $43M in stock since July
marketbeat.com - January 4 at 1:39 PM
US Market Rings in New Year Significantly OvervaluedUS Market Rings in New Year Significantly Overvalued
finance.yahoo.com - January 3 at 5:16 PM
Hallmark Financial Services (HALL) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Financial AnalysisHallmark Financial Services (HALL) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 3 at 10:14 AM
Warren Buffett Just Officially Won His Million-Dollar BetWarren Buffett Just Officially Won His Million-Dollar Bet
www.msn.com - January 3 at 8:37 AM
Warren Buffett Just Officially Won His Million-Dollar Bet - Motley FoolWarren Buffett Just Officially Won His Million-Dollar Bet - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - January 3 at 8:20 AM
How Could You Follow Warren Buffetts Career Path Nowadays?How Could You Follow Warren Buffett's Career Path Nowadays?
www.msn.com - December 29 at 5:09 PM
Notable ETF Inflow Detected - VOO, BRK.B, T, INTC - NasdaqNotable ETF Inflow Detected - VOO, BRK.B, T, INTC - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - December 26 at 1:44 PM
Markel (MKL) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Head-To-Head AnalysisMarkel (MKL) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 1:12 PM
You Want To Win? - Seeking AlphaYou Want To Win? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - December 20 at 5:11 PM
This Time Is Different? Berkshire Hathaway Hits New Record High Despite Bubble Fears - ForbesThis Time Is Different? Berkshire Hathaway Hits New Record High Despite Bubble Fears - Forbes
www.forbes.com - December 18 at 5:11 PM
5 Financial Stocks That Beat Berkshire Hathaway in 2017 - Nasdaq5 Financial Stocks That Beat Berkshire Hathaway in 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - December 18 at 5:11 PM
What can $300K buy? A share in Buffetts conglomerateWhat can $300K buy? A share in Buffett's conglomerate
marketbeat.com - December 18 at 3:14 PM
Property-casualty insurers score win with tax bill - Seeking AlphaProperty-casualty insurers score win with tax bill - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - December 17 at 5:44 PM
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by AnalystsBerkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 14 at 6:02 PM
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

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