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

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New (BRK.B): $267.02

-2.56 (-0.95%)

POWR Rating

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  • BRK.B scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 96.74% of US stocks.
  • BRK.B's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • BRK.B ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

BRK.B Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $582,514,393,793, BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC has a greater market value than 99.89% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 49.81, BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 90.77% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC comes in at -27.17%, a number that bests only 6.58% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC are UNH, JNJ, V, WMT, and XOM.
  • Visit BRK.B's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BRK.B Valuation Summary

  • BRK.B's EV/EBIT ratio is 42.7; this is 340.21% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • BRK.B's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.8 over the prior 243 months.

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

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BRK.B 2022-09-23 2.2 1.3 50.5 42.7
BRK.B 2022-09-22 2.2 1.3 50.6 42.8
BRK.B 2022-09-21 2.2 1.3 51.0 43.2
BRK.B 2022-09-20 2.3 1.3 52.2 44.0
BRK.B 2022-09-19 2.3 1.3 52.6 44.3
BRK.B 2022-09-16 2.3 1.3 51.8 43.7

BRK.B Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 16.61%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -2.54%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 24.48%.
Over the past 70 months, BRK.B's revenue has gone up $48,171,000,000.

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
2022-06-30 265,922 35,223 11,695
2022-03-31 353,169 36,944 83,544
2021-12-31 354,636 39,421 89,795
2021-09-30 346,046 42,172 85,984
2021-06-30 365,148 41,866 105,777
2021-03-31 365,565 42,281 103,978

BRK.B's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BRK.B has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 41.28% of graded US stocks.
  • BRK.B's asset turnover comes in at 0.417 -- ranking 34th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • ANAT, MKL, and ORI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BRK.B.

The table below shows BRK.B's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.417 0.443 0.162
2021-03-31 0.433 0.470 0.169
2020-12-31 0.352 0.330 0.076
2020-09-30 0.349 0.307 0.067
2020-06-30 0.330 0.256 0.046
2020-03-31 0.303 0.161 0.022

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 $328.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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BRK.B Price/Volume Stats

Current price $267.02 52-week high $362.10
Prev. close $269.58 52-week low $261.55
Day low $266.60 Volume 6,059,400
Day high $272.94 Avg. volume 4,631,526
50-day MA $286.08 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $306.35 Market Cap 587.71B

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.

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BRK.B Price Returns

1-mo -3.84%
3-mo N/A
6-mo -22.56%
1-year -3.15%
3-year 30.27%
5-year 43.81%
YTD -10.70%
2021 28.95%
2020 2.37%
2019 10.93%
2018 3.01%
2017 21.62%

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