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BRK.B - Berkshire Hathaway Inc Share Price

$268.17 1.1  0.4%

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Large Cap
Market Cap £449.68bn
Enterprise Value £505.74bn
Revenue £178.58bn
Position in Universe 13th / 6848
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
210,943 215,114 239,933 247,837 254,616 245,510 266,896 281,965 +3.1%
+21.2 -0.08 -30.5 -77.8 +2,102 -36.0 -48.7 +14.8
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020,Berkshire Hathaway Inc. revenues decreased 4% to $245.51B.Net income decreased 48% to $42.52B. Revenues reflectManufacturing businesses segment decrease of 6% to $59.08B,Retail Sales - Total decrease of 1% to $15.83B. Net incomealso reflects Expense Ratio -% - GEICO increase of 11% to16.1%, Loss Ratio -% - GEICO decrease of 9% to 74.1%.
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Profile Summary

Berkshire 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.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated June 16, 1998
Public Since March 17, 1980
No. of Shareholders: 20,500
No. of Employees: 360,000
Sector Industrials
Industry Industrial Conglomerates
Index FTSE Global 100, S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 Financial (sector), S&P 500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange (Dual Listing)
Shares in Issue 1,535,940
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for BRK.B
Saturday 1st May, 2021
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting
Friday 30th April, 2021 Estimate
Q1 2021 Berkshire Hathaway Inc Earnings Release
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Q2 2021 Berkshire Hathaway Inc Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Berkshire Hathaway Inc
What is the Berkshire Hathaway Inc share price?

As of 6:55pm, shares in Berkshire Hathaway Inc are trading at $268.17, giving the company a market capitalisation of £449.68bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Berkshire Hathaway Inc share price performed this year?

Shares in Berkshire Hathaway Inc are currently trading at $268.17 and the price has moved by 41.49% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Berkshire Hathaway Inc price has moved by -2.45% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Berkshire Hathaway Inc?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Berkshire Hathaway Inc, there are there are currently 0 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Berkshire Hathaway Inc is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Berkshire Hathaway Inc next release its financial results?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Berkshire Hathaway Inc dividend yield?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Berkshire Hathaway Inc pay a dividend?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Berkshire Hathaway Inc next pay dividends?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Berkshire Hathaway Inc shares?

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What is the market cap of Berkshire Hathaway Inc?

Shares in Berkshire Hathaway Inc are currently trading at $268.17, giving the company a market capitalisation of £449.68bn.

Where are Berkshire Hathaway Inc shares listed? Where are Berkshire Hathaway Inc shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Berkshire Hathaway Inc:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: BRK.B
What kind of share is Berkshire Hathaway Inc?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Berkshire Hathaway Inc is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Berkshire Hathaway Inc share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Berkshire Hathaway Inc are currently priced at $268.17. At that level they are trading at 6.61% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Berkshire Hathaway Inc currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 10.9435589 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Berkshire Hathaway Inc share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 6.51%. At the current price of $268.17, shares in Berkshire Hathaway Inc are trading at 19.67% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Berkshire Hathaway Inc PE Ratio?

The Berkshire Hathaway Inc PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 12.51. The shares are currently trading at $268.17.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's management team is headed by:

Warren Buffett - CHM
Marc Hamburg - CFO
Charles Munger - VCH
Ronald Olson - DRC
Howard Buffett - DRC
Susan Decker - IND
Stephen Burke - IND
Gregory Abel - CEX
Ajit Jain - CEX
Kenneth Chenault - IND
Andy Barberis - SVP
Who are the major shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc?

Here are the top five shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.12% (135.1m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.68% (75.8m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.63% (75.1m shares)
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 3.76% (50.2m shares)
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust Endowment Fund
Percentage owned: 3.15% (42.1m shares)
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