BRK.B:NYE-Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

EQUITY | Insurance | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 210.29

Change

+0.13 (+0.06)%

Market Cap

USD 274.34B

Volume

6.22M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 210.50 (0.10%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 199.00 (-5.37%)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc is engaged in the insurance business. Its insurance businesses are conducted on a primary basis and reinsurance basis, freight rail transportation, utility & energy generation & distribution.

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Largest Industry Peers for Insurance

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ETFs Containing BRK.B

RWW Oppenheimer Financials Se.. 15.61 % 0.49 %

-0.27 (0.09%)

USD 0.04B
RWW Oppenheimer Financials Se.. 15.40 % 0.49 %

-0.27 (0.09%)

USD 0.04B
XLF SPDR Select Sector Fund -.. 11.08 % 0.14 %

-0.08 (0.09%)

USD 33.60B
DUSA Davis Select U.S. Equity .. 10.47 % 0.60 %

-0.08 (0.09%)

N/A
INSR:CA BMO Global Insurance Hedg.. 9.82 % 0.00 %

-0.10 (0.09%)

CAD 0.06B
FINU ProShares UltraPro Financ.. 8.07 % 0.95 %

-1.27 (0.09%)

USD 0.05B
IYF iShares U.S. Financial 7.22 % 0.44 %

-0.22 (0.09%)

USD 2.12B
DFNL Davis Select Financial ET.. 6.60 % 0.65 %

-0.06 (0.09%)

N/A
FNCL Fidelity MSCI Financials .. 6.16 % 0.08 %

-0.16 (0.09%)

USD 1.29B
VFH Vanguard Financials 5.97 % 0.10 %

-0.34 (0.09%)

USD 7.84B
JKF iShares Morningstar Large.. 5.88 % 0.25 %

+0.01 (+0.09%)

USD 0.42B
UYG ProShares Ultra Financial.. 5.55 % 0.95 %

-0.70 (0.09%)

USD 1.01B
IXG iShares Global Financial 5.14 % 0.48 %

-0.21 (0.09%)

USD 0.60B
IWX iShares Russell Top 200 V.. 4.45 % 0.20 %

-0.02 (0.09%)

USD 0.31B
SPMO PowerShares S&P 500 Momen.. 4.33 % 0.25 %

-0.03 (0.09%)

USD 9.04M
SPVU PowerShares S&P 500 Enhan.. 4.25 % 0.25 %

-0.12 (0.09%)

USD 0.02B
DWLD Davis Select Worldwide ET.. 4.20 % 0.65 %

-0.13 (0.09%)

N/A
FAS Direxion Financial Bull 3.. 3.95 % 0.00 %

-0.45 (0.09%)

USD 2.84B
JHMF John Hancock Multifactor .. 3.89 % 0.50 %

-0.21 (0.09%)

USD 0.05B
SPYV SPDR Series Trust Portfol.. 3.72 % 0.15 %

-0.13 (0.09%)

USD 0.78B
VOOV Vanguard S&P 500 Value 3.71 % 0.15 %

-0.31 (0.09%)

USD 0.88B
MGV Vanguard Mega Cap Value 3.65 % 0.07 %

-0.16 (0.09%)

USD 1.99B
EZY EZY 3.46 % 0.38 %

N/A

USD 0.04B
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value 3.42 % 0.18 %

-0.51 (0.09%)

USD 15.89B
WUSA WisdomTree U.S. Domestic .. 3.39 % 0.33 %

N/A

USD 2.38M
XLG Guggenheim S&P 500 Top 50 3.36 % 0.20 %

-0.37 (0.09%)

USD 0.76B
AMCA iShares Russell 1000 Pure.. 3.26 % 0.00 %

+0.07 (+0.09%)

USD 9.76M
SCHG Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Gro.. 3.17 % 0.05 %

-0.30 (0.09%)

USD 5.43B
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Val.. 3.17 % 0.06 %

-0.24 (0.09%)

USD 3.35B
VTV Vanguard Value 3.05 % 0.06 %

-0.35 (0.09%)

USD 37.82B
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Valu.. 3.03 % 0.20 %

-0.47 (0.09%)

USD 41.19B
VONV Vanguard Russell 1000 Val.. 2.96 % 0.12 %

-0.42 (0.09%)

USD 1.37B
USMC Principal U.S. Mega-Cap M.. 2.89 % 0.00 %

+0.03 (+0.09%)

USD 0.97B
OVLC Guggenheim U.S. Large Cap.. 2.68 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 1.52M
OEF iShares S&P 100 2.64 % 0.20 %

-0.30 (0.09%)

USD 5.25B
RPV Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure V.. 2.56 % 0.35 %

-0.70 (0.09%)

USD 0.96B
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings .. 2.42 % 0.28 %

-0.06 (0.09%)

USD 0.18B
FDLO Fidelity Low Volatility F.. 2.23 % 0.29 %

N/A

USD 0.05B
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Tech.. 2.20 % 0.27 %

N/A

USD 2.71M
RWL Oppenheimer Large Cap Rev.. 2.19 % 0.42 %

-0.20 (0.09%)

USD 0.46B
GVIP Goldman Sachs Hedge Indus.. 2.15 % 0.45 %

-0.04 (0.09%)

USD 0.08B
HUSV First Trust Exchange-Trad.. 2.11 % 0.70 %

-0.04 (0.09%)

N/A
FDMO Fidelity Momentum Factor 2.10 % 0.29 %

-0.07 (0.09%)

USD 0.06B
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 2.09 % 0.15 %

-0.04 (0.09%)

USD 0.15B
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt 2.08 % 0.12 %

-0.36 (0.09%)

USD 0.02B
FVAL Fidelity Value Factor 2.02 % 0.29 %

-0.15 (0.09%)

USD 0.07B
JQUA JPMorgan U.S. Quality Fac.. 1.97 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A
DHVW Diamond Hill Valuation-We.. 1.93 % 0.10 %

-0.04 (0.09%)

USD 0.02B
ESG FlexShares STOXX US ESG I.. 1.91 % 0.32 %

+0.15 (+0.09%)

USD 0.02B
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Heal.. 1.89 % 0.27 %

+1.04 (+0.09%)

USD 1.47M
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap 1.83 % 0.07 %

-0.19 (0.09%)

USD 1.43B
PRF Powershares FTSE RAFI US .. 1.81 % 0.39 %

-0.63 (0.09%)

USD 5.53B
CLU.C:CA iShares US Fundamental In.. 1.79 % 0.74 %

N/A

CAD 0.12B
CLU:CA iShares US Fundamental In.. 1.79 % 0.72 %

N/A

CAD 0.16B
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Ener.. 1.73 % 0.27 %

+0.75 (+0.09%)

USD 7.26M
MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Ti.. 1.72 % 0.12 %

+2.14 (+0.09%)

USD 0.02B
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel .. 1.72 % 0.20 %

-0.17 (0.09%)

USD 0.25B
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 1.67 % 0.05 %

-1.01 (0.09%)

USD 150.45B
HSPX Horizons ETF Trust I S&P .. 1.66 % 0.65 %

-0.07 (0.09%)

USD 0.03B
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic.. 1.64 % 0.29 %

-0.13 (0.09%)

N/A
SPY SPDR S&P 500 1.63 % 0.09 %

-0.95 (0.09%)

USD 284.86B
ZSP:CA BMO S&P 500 Index ETF 1.63 % 0.10 %

-0.43 (0.09%)

CAD 4.23B
DMRL DeltaShares S&P 500 Manag.. 1.61 % 0.00 %

+0.26 (+0.09%)

USD 0.44B
EXT WisdomTree U.S. Total Ear.. 1.60 % 0.28 %

-0.16 (0.09%)

USD 0.07B
PBP PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWr.. 1.59 % 0.75 %

-0.01 (0.09%)

USD 0.33B
VV Vanguard Large-Cap 1.59 % 0.06 %

-0.43 (0.09%)

USD 12.07B
PHDG PowerShares S&P 500 Downs.. 1.58 % 0.39 %

-0.01 (0.09%)

USD 0.02B
TPU:CA TD S&P 500 Index ETF 1.57 % 0.11 %

-0.04 (0.09%)

CAD 0.02B
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 1.55 % 0.04 %

-0.93 (0.09%)

USD 80.35B
VIXH First Trust CBOE S&P 500 .. 1.53 % 0.60 %

N/A

USD 5.21M
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap 1.50 % 0.03 %

-0.25 (0.09%)

USD 12.12B
IWB iShares Russell 1000 1.50 % 0.15 %

-0.59 (0.09%)

USD 20.89B
SCHK Schwab 1000 Index 1.49 % 0.00 %

-0.10 (0.09%)

USD 0.25B
ONEK SPDR Russell 1000 1.47 % 0.10 %

N/A

USD 0.16B
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 Ind.. 1.46 % 0.12 %

-0.43 (0.09%)

USD 0.83B
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. 1.45 % 0.20 %

-0.59 (0.09%)

USD 1.18B
UDBI Legg Mason US Diversified.. 1.45 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 3.35M
TILT FlexShares Mornigstar US .. 1.44 % 0.27 %

-0.58 (0.09%)

USD 1.26B
LGLV SPDR SSGA US Large Cap Lo.. 1.39 % 0.12 %

-0.09 (0.09%)

USD 0.10B
IWV iShares Russell 3000 1.39 % 0.20 %

-0.69 (0.09%)

USD 8.76B
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U... 1.37 % 0.03 %

-0.30 (0.09%)

USD 13.14B
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Ind.. 1.36 % 0.15 %

-0.39 (0.09%)

USD 0.40B
THRK SPDR Russell 3000 1.35 % 0.10 %

N/A

USD 0.52B
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market 1.35 % 0.03 %

-0.33 (0.09%)

USD 11.88B
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Mark.. 1.32 % 0.04 %

-0.63 (0.09%)

USD 91.16B
GHS REX Gold Hedged S&P 500 1.28 % 0.48 %

+0.20 (+0.09%)

N/A
XRLV PowerShares S&P 500 ex-Ra.. 1.25 % 0.25 %

-0.10 (0.09%)

USD 0.15B
SPLV PowerShares S&P 500 Low V.. 1.20 % 0.25 %

-0.14 (0.09%)

USD 7.49B
RWU:CA First Asset MSCI USA Low .. 1.12 % 0.68 %

+0.08 (+0.09%)

CAD 9.88M
RWU.B:CA First Asset MSCI USA Low .. 1.12 % 0.69 %

-0.08 (0.09%)

CAD 0.03B
MULC:CA Manulife Multifactor U.S... 0.99 % 0.00 %

+0.12 (+0.09%)

CAD 4.39M
JHML John Hancock Multifactor .. 0.98 % 0.35 %

-0.19 (0.09%)

N/A
RWW:CA First Asset MSCI World Lo.. 0.74 % 0.65 %

+0.02 (+0.09%)

CAD 0.06B
RWW.B:CA First Asset MSCI World Lo.. 0.74 % 0.69 %

N/A

CAD 0.51B
XMX WisdomTree Global ex-Mexi.. 0.73 % 0.30 %

+0.30 (+0.09%)

USD 0.09B
SIZE iShares Edge MSCI USA Siz.. 0.39 % 0.15 %

-0.46 (0.09%)

USD 0.30B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Insurance)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 6.09% 89% B+ 83% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 6.09% 89% B+ 83% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 29.89% 89% B+ 83% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 29.89% 84% B 80% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 121.29% 83% B 87% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 121.29% 72% C- 84% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 12.99% 84% B 82% B-
Dividend Return 12.99% 68% D+ 77% C+
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.04% 63% D 62% D-
Risk Adjusted Return 107.92% 58% F 83% B
Market Capitalization 197.03B 100% A+ 100% A+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Insurance)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 16.80 50% F 27% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.73 33% F 58% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.13 39% F 45% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 15.72 22% F 44% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.30% 68% D+ 40% F
Return on Invested Capital 6.45% 68% D+ 44% F
Return on Assets 2.85% 95% A 53% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 34.50% 50% F 74% C

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.