Berkshire Stock Price (NYSE:BRK.B)

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$196.06 $1.43 (0.72%) BRK.B stock closing price May 18, 2018 (Closing)
Prev Close* : $197.49
Market Cap:
$483.8B
Day Low: $195.77
52 Week Low: $160.93
Open: $197.52
Volume: -
Day High: $197.64
52 Week High: $217.62
Dividend:
0.00

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Business Profile

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., an American multinational conglomerate, is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Berkshire Hathaway Inc., which was incorporated on June 16, 1998 is a holding company with interests ranging from insurance to railroads to utility businesses. The company is in both, primary as well as reinsurance business. Berkshire also has huge investments in transportation, including the railroad business. Berkshire is listed on NYSE and has two classes of shares which trade with ticker symbols of BRK.A and BRK.B. BRK.A stock trades at a very high price and hence has lower volume. It has higher voting rights compared to BRK.B shares. As can be seen from Berkshire Hathaway stock history chart Berkshire has consistently outperformed the market. Berkshire has been able to achieve this remarkable feat due to the leadership of its founders Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Mr. Buffett, also known as the oracle of Omaha, is one of the most influential figures in the field of investing. He is known for the value investing philosophy. His letters to shareholders are widely regarded as must read for investing professionals.Berkshire revenue chart shows that the Berkshire's revenue has grown consistently.

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Website: http://www.berkshirehathaway.com

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BRK.B Stockcharts

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Berkshire Valuation

PE ratio
(price earnings ratio)
12.17
PS ratio (
price to sales ratio
)
2.05
PB ratio (
price to book ratio
)
1.5

Berkshire Returns

ROE
(return on equity)
12%

Berkshire Financial Ratios

Asset Turnover
0.33
Receivables Turnover
5.45
Debt to Equity
0.28
Dividend Yield
0%

BRK.B Industry Peers

Company Price Change (%)
Assuranceamerica (ASAM)0.060 (0%)
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)2943802060 (0.69%)
Lee Enterprises (LEE)2.350.05 (2.17%)
Icahn Enterprises (IEP)68.090.64 (0.95%)
Chevron (CVX)127.861.6 (1.24%)
Core-mark Holding (CORE)18.450.15 (0.81%)
Icahn Enterprises (IEP)68.090.64 (0.95%)

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Top losers from insurance-Property-Casualty-Title industry
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock News - Partner Headlines

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Berkshire Financial Statements

income statement20172016201520142013
Net Sales or Revenues242.14B223.6B210.82B194.67B182.15B
Net Income44.94B24.07B24.08B19.87B19.48B
Total Operating Expense152.01B143.61B132.9B124.73B114.13B
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balance sheet20172016201520142013
Total Assets702.1B620.85B552.26B526.19B484.93B
Total Liabilities350.14B334.5B293.63B283.16B260.45B
Shareholders Equity351.95B286.36B258.63B243.03B224.49B
View Berkshire balance sheet
cash flow statement20172016201520142013
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-7.81B6.92B7.92B8.39B5.04B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities45.78B32.54B31.49B32.01B27.7B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-11.71B-12.95B-16.08B-15.19B-11.09B
View Berkshire cash flow statement

Berkshire Stock Message Board

Berkshire stock price ended the last trading day at $196.06. Stock price or share price can be used to find the total market value of a company. Berkshire market cap stands at $483.8B as of May 18, 2018. Berkshire valuation can be different from its intrinsic stock price when viewed from a value investors perspective.

The stock price movement of a company indicates what investors are willing to pay. For Ex: if investors feel that Berkshire is worth a lot, it will most likely be reflected in an inflated Berkshire stock quote, and vice versa. However, it must be noted that a company's value must not be equated to its share price. 3,137,104 shares were traded with a closing stock price of $196.06 as of May 18, 2018, as can be seen from Berkshire stock quote. One can view Berkshire stock chart to follow the stock price trend. The board of directors decide what percentage of a company's earnings will be paid out as dividends. Berkshire stock dividend was 0.00 during the last quarter. To check the historical stock price movement, all time high, and all time low of BRK.B, view Berkshire stock price history.