Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New (BRK.B): Price and Financial Metrics

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New (BRK.B): $279.65

-2.15 (-0.76%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where BRK.B ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.48% of US stocks.
  • BRK.B's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • BRK.B ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

BRK.B Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $635,954,361,565, Berkshire Hathaway Inc has a greater market value than 99.86% of US stocks.
  • BRK.B's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 0.79 -- higher than just 4.92% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Over the past twelve months, BRK.B has reported earnings growth of 773.13%, putting it ahead of 97.24% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Berkshire Hathaway Inc are TSM, TSLA, BABA, NVDA, and JPM.
  • BRK.B's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Berkshire Hathaway Inc's official web site, go to

BRK.B Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, BRK.B's price/sales ratio is 50% higher, now standing at 1.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, BRK.B's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 14.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, BRK.B's price/earnings ratio has gone down 26.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BRK.B.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BRK.B 2019-10-03 1.9 1.3 17.4 14.1
BRK.B 2016-08-05 1.6 1.4 14.1 10.1
BRK.B 2010-12-30 1.5 1.3 16.9 11.6
BRK.B 2009-09-16 1.6 1.4 54.3 31.2
BRK.B 2005-04-21 1.7 1.5 17.8 9.2
BRK.B 2004-02-10 2.5 2.0 20.4 12.1

BRK.B Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 18.43%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 11.54%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -26.33%.
Over the past 49 months, BRK.B's revenue has gone up $129,177,000,000.

The table below shows BRK.B's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 365,565 42,281 103,978
2020-12-31 286,256 39,773 42,521
2020-09-30 279,200 41,304 35,845
2020-06-30 260,492 39,391 22,232
2020-03-31 237,213 37,908 10,010
2019-12-31 327,223 38,687 81,417

BRK.B Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BRK.B, see our BRK.B price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $304.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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BRK.B Price/Volume Stats

Current price $279.65 52-week high $295.08
Prev. close $281.80 52-week low $197.81
Day low $278.74 Volume 1,774,862
Day high $280.92 Avg. volume 4,885,158
50-day MA $281.20 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $253.22 Market Cap 638.60B

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New (BRK.B) Company Bio

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. Through its subsidiaries, the firm primarily engages in the insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks business. Berkshire Hathaway was founded in 1889 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska.

BRK.B Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$279.65$254.27 -12%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. To summarize, we found that Berkshire Hathaway Inc ranked in the 52th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, consider:

  • As a business, BRK.B is generating more cash flow than 98.35% of positive cash flow stocks in the Financial Services.
  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 13.26% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • BRK.B's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than only 13.26% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

APAM, CINF, FHI, IVZ, and DFIN can be thought of as valuation peers to BRK.B, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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BRK.B Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -3.47%
6-mo 18.92%
1-year 39.66%
3-year 39.66%
5-year 92.00%
YTD 20.61%
2020 2.37%
2019 10.93%
2018 3.01%
2017 21.62%
2016 23.43%

Continue Researching BRK.B

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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.B) Stock Price | Nasdaq
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