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

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New (BRK.B): $287.49

2.66 (+0.93%)

POWR Rating

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  • BRK.B scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 89.8% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BRK.B is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • BRK.B ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

BRK.B Stock Summary

  • BRK.B has a higher market value than 99.86% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $645,083,592,035.
  • BRK.B's current price/earnings ratio is 6.1, which is higher than just 8.01% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, BRK.B has reported earnings growth of 310.75%, putting it ahead of 92.03% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BRK.B, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are JPM, V, WMT, JNJ, and UNH.
  • 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

  • BRK.B's price/sales ratio is 1.8; this is 43.75% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, BRK.B's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 13.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, BRK.B's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.9.

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

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BRK.B 2020-08-03 2.0 1.3 48.4 34.9
BRK.B 2020-02-19 2.2 1.4 20.9 15.9
BRK.B 2020-01-30 2.2 1.4 20.7 15.8
BRK.B 2012-05-08 1.4 1.2 17.0 11.3
BRK.B 2006-11-27 1.8 1.6 13.1 7.5
BRK.B 2001-08-31 2.7 1.8 32.6 18.9

BRK.B Growth Metrics

  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 20.38%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 8.23%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 14.84%.
Over the past 30 months, BRK.B's revenue has gone up $139,766,000,000.

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
2021-06-30 365,148 41,866 105,777
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

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 41.53% of graded US stocks.
  • BRK.B's asset turnover comes in at 0.417 -- ranking 34th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • CINF, ANAT, and MKL 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 $287.49 52-week high $295.08
Prev. close $284.83 52-week low $197.81
Day low $284.32 Volume 3,148,700
Day high $287.70 Avg. volume 4,694,177
50-day MA $281.61 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $269.35 Market Cap 649.89B

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 5.24%
3-mo 3.23%
6-mo 5.70%
1-year 36.78%
3-year 39.43%
5-year 100.20%
YTD 23.99%
2020 2.37%
2019 10.93%
2018 3.01%
2017 21.62%
2016 23.43%

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