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

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New (BRK.B): $304.05

-0.10 (-0.03%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where BRK.B ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.67% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BRK.B is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • BRK.B's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 25.01% of US stocks).

BRK.B Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $786,763,036,648, Berkshire Hathaway Inc has a greater market value than 99.88% of US stocks.
  • BRK.B's current price/earnings ratio is 8.76, which is higher than only 20.1% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Berkshire Hathaway Inc is higher than it is for about 80.53% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BRK.B, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are UNH, FB, V, JNJ, and TSM.
  • 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 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

    Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 9.43%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 19.27%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -59.16%.
Over the past 52 months, BRK.B's revenue has gone up $113,733,000,000.

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
2021-12-31 354,636 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
2020-12-31 286,256 39,773 42,521
2020-09-30 279,200 41,304 35,845

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 $304.05 52-week high $362.10
Prev. close $304.15 52-week low $270.73
Day low $298.11 Volume 5,522,000
Day high $307.46 Avg. volume 5,097,253
50-day MA $334.91 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $304.71 Market Cap 670.83B

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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Latest BRK.B News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Berkshire Hathaway Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BRK.B as an investment opportunity.

Berkshire Hathaway: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) is a conglomerate known for its value investing philosophy. We are neutral on the stock. Defensive Stock for Uncertain Times Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger argue that although Berkshire Hathaway tends to underperform in a high-flying bull market, it outperforms in a bear or sideways market. To find out if this is true, let's take a look at the stock's weekly beta since August of 2008 relative to the S&P 500 ETF (SPY). However, we won't be using the traditional beta measure, which simply lumps upside and downside volatility into a single and sometimes misleading measure.

StockBros Research on TipRanks | February 23, 2022

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These energy stocks continue to outperform as the broader market weakens, driven by prices that are at their highest level in five years.

Joel Baglole on InvestorPlace | February 21, 2022

BIF: How To Buy Berkshire Hathaway At A Discount

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Seeking Alpha | February 21, 2022

Warren Buffett dumps Visa and Mastercard stock, buys Nubank

Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway has sold a combined $3.1 billion worth of shares in Visa and Mastercard and bought a $1 billion stake in Brazilian digital lender Nubank.

Finextra Research | February 20, 2022

Munger on market swings: ''As Kipling said, treat those two imposters just the same''

Speaking at the Daily Journal''s annual shareholders meeting, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) Vice Chairman Charlie Munger offered some wisdom for investors amid the recent volatility in markets.

Yahoo Finance | February 20, 2022

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BRK.B Price Returns

1-mo -12.83%
3-mo -3.41%
6-mo 8.59%
1-year 6.04%
3-year 49.51%
5-year 86.26%
YTD 1.69%
2021 28.95%
2020 2.37%
2019 10.93%
2018 3.01%
2017 21.62%

Continue Researching BRK.B

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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.B) Stock Price | Nasdaq
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.B) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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