BRK-A:NYE-Berkshire Hathaway Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance—Diversified | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 285,520.00

Change

+740.00 (+0.26)%

Market Cap

USD 461.15B

Volume

500.00

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses. It provides property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance and reinsurance; and operates railroad systems in North America. The company also generates, transmits, stores, and distributes electricity from natural gas, coal, wind, solar, hydro, nuclear, and geothermal sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets. In addition, it offers real estate brokerage services; and leases transportation equipment and furniture. Further, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals, metal cutting tools, and components for aerospace and power generation applications; flooring, insulation, roofing and engineered, building and engineered components, paints and coatings, and bricks and masonry products, as well as offers homebuilding and manufactured housing finance; and recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products, and alkaline batteries. Additionally, it manufactures castings, forgings, fasteners/fastener systems, and aerostructures; and seamless pipes, fittings, downhole casing and tubing, and various mill forms. The company distributes newspapers, televisions, and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers logistics services, grocery and foodservice distribution services, and professional aviation training and fractional aircraft ownership programs. It also retails automobiles; furniture, bedding, and accessories; household appliances, electronics, and computers; jewelry, watches, crystal, china, stemware, flatware, gifts, and collectibles; kitchenware; and motorcycle accessories. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

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ETFs Containing BRK-A

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
XLF Financial Select Sector S.. 13.34 % 0.13 %

+0.47 (+1.98%)

USD16.13B
VFH Vanguard Financials Index.. 7.96 % 0.10 %

+1.36 (+2.35%)

USD6.31B
DUSA Davis Select U.S. Equity .. 7.92 % 0.63 %

+0.28 (+1.13%)

USD0.25B
FNCL Fidelity MSCI Financials .. 7.76 % 0.08 %

+0.77 (+2.30%)

USD0.73B
FINZ ProShares UltraPro Short .. 7.56 % 0.95 %

N/A

USD4.56M
SEF ProShares Short Financial.. 7.56 % 0.95 %

-0.41 (-2.06%)

USD0.03B
SKF ProShares UltraShort Fina.. 7.56 % 0.95 %

-0.49 (-3.93%)

USD0.04B
IYF iShares U.S. Financials E.. 7.34 % 0.42 %

+2.14 (+1.92%)

USD1.30B
FAZ Direxion Daily Financial .. 7.22 % 1.07 %

-0.92 (-5.41%)

USD0.33B
DFNL Davis Select Financial ET.. 6.53 % 0.64 %

+0.35 (+1.85%)

USD0.12B
IXG iShares Global Financials.. 6.33 % 0.46 %

+0.64 (+1.18%)

USD0.22B
IWX iShares Russell Top 200 V.. 4.38 % 0.20 %

+0.70 (+1.40%)

USD0.53B
DWLD Davis Select Worldwide ET.. 4.34 % 0.63 %

+0.35 (+1.40%)

USD0.26B
JKD iShares Morningstar Large.. 4.02 % 0.20 %

+1.92 (+1.06%)

USD0.75B
JHMF John Hancock Multifactor .. 3.71 % 0.40 %

N/A

USD0.03B
VOOV Vanguard S&P 500 Value In.. 3.53 % 0.10 %

+1.48 (+1.39%)

USD1.25B
SPYV SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Va.. 3.41 % 0.04 %

+0.39 (+1.32%)

USD4.77B
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value ETF 3.38 % 0.18 %

+1.48 (+1.34%)

USD15.40B
AMCA iShares Russell 1000 Pure.. 3.28 % 0.15 %

+0.71 (+2.69%)

USD3.95M
VONV Vanguard Russell 1000 Val.. 3.16 % 0.08 %

+1.71 (+1.70%)

USD3.57B
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Val.. 3.13 % 0.04 %

+0.74 (+1.39%)

USD6.01B
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Valu.. 2.95 % 0.19 %

+1.99 (+1.73%)

USD33.97B
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt .. 2.41 % 0.13 %

+3.13 (+3.19%)

USD0.02B
SCHG Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Gro.. 2.34 % 0.04 %

+0.74 (+0.70%)

USD10.83B
OEF iShares S&P 100 ETF 2.04 % 0.20 %

+0.67 (+0.45%)

USD6.34B
FVAL Fidelity Covington Trust .. 1.92 % 0.29 %

+0.53 (+1.54%)

USD0.18B
LKOR FlexShares Credit-Scored .. 1.90 % 0.22 %

+0.11 (+0.17%)

USD0.04B
FDMO Fidelity Momentum Factor .. 1.77 % 0.29 %

+0.27 (+0.71%)

USD0.08B
PLC Principal U.S. Large-Cap .. 1.68 % 0.15 %

+0.29 (+1.10%)

USD6.40M
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 E.. 1.65 % 0.15 %

+0.47 (+0.61%)

USD0.60B
VQT Barclays ETN+ S&P VEQTOR .. 1.64 % 0.95 %

+2.08 (+1.12%)

USD0.01B
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel .. 1.49 % 0.20 %

+0.69 (+0.87%)

USD0.57B
SPLG SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 ET.. 1.44 % 0.03 %

+0.32 (+0.85%)

USD5.51B
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 1.44 % 0.10 %

+2.92 (+0.92%)

USD274.45B
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 Ind.. 1.37 % 0.08 %

+1.40 (+0.95%)

USD3.76B
ISHXF iShares Canadian Governme.. 1.36 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.50B
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 1.36 % 0.04 %

+3.05 (+0.95%)

USD194.76B
IJT iShares S&P Small-Cap 600.. 1.36 % 0.25 %

+5.23 (+3.09%)

USD4.23B
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth ET.. 1.36 % 0.18 %

+1.21 (+0.56%)

USD27.81B
IJH iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap .. 1.36 % 0.06 %

+5.40 (+3.04%)

USD42.26B
IJK iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 G.. 1.36 % 0.24 %

+5.87 (+2.60%)

USD6.19B
ISHAF iShares Diversified Month.. 1.36 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.45B
IJJ iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 V.. 1.36 % 0.25 %

+4.67 (+3.54%)

USD4.35B
IJR iShares Core S&P Small-Ca.. 1.36 % 0.07 %

+2.59 (+3.83%)

USD40.18B
IJS iShares S&P Small-Cap 600.. 1.36 % 0.25 %

+5.13 (+4.33%)

USD4.59B
LGLV SPDR SSGA US Large Cap Lo.. 1.35 % 0.12 %

+1.35 (+1.30%)

USD0.66B
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF 1.32 % 0.03 %

+0.76 (+0.99%)

USD20.49B
SPTM SPDR Portfolio S&P 1500 C.. 1.32 % 0.03 %

+0.42 (+1.08%)

USD3.39B
SCHK Schwab 1000 ETF 1.28 % 0.05 %

+0.33 (+1.05%)

USD0.98B
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Ind.. 1.28 % 0.10 %

+1.84 (+1.28%)

USD1.49B
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. L.. 1.27 % 0.25 %

+0.57 (+1.52%)

USD4.30B
IWB iShares Russell 1000 ETF 1.23 % 0.15 %

+1.74 (+0.98%)

USD21.74B
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market .. 1.21 % 0.03 %

+0.95 (+1.26%)

USD14.75B
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. ET.. 1.20 % 0.20 %

+1.57 (+0.99%)

USD1.22B
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. B.. 1.18 % 0.25 %

+0.66 (+1.79%)

USD0.23B
IWV iShares Russell 3000 ETF 1.16 % 0.20 %

+2.27 (+1.22%)

USD9.34B
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U... 1.14 % 0.03 %

+0.94 (+1.31%)

USD24.99B
UDBI Legg Mason US Diversified.. 1.11 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD3.17M
JHML John Hancock Multifactor .. 1.01 % 0.29 %

+0.51 (+1.29%)

USD0.83B
PFIG Invesco Fundamental Inves.. 0.95 % 0.22 %

+0.02 (+0.07%)

USD0.06B
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap Index F.. 0.06 % 0.07 %

+0.85 (+0.75%)

USD2.76B
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Mark.. 0.04 % 0.03 %

+2.00 (+1.24%)

USD872.08B
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 ETF 0.04 % 0.03 %

+2.60 (+0.89%)

USD533.81B
VV Vanguard Large-Cap Index .. 0.01 % 0.04 %

+1.43 (+0.97%)

USD26.69B
MGV Vanguard Mega Cap Value I.. 0.01 % 0.07 %

+0.85 (+1.13%)

USD2.81B
VTV Vanguard Value Index Fund.. 0.01 % 0.04 %

+1.29 (+1.26%)

USD77.14B
HDG ProShares Hedge Replicati.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.45 (+0.98%)

USD0.03B
SPXS Direxion Daily S&P 500 Be.. 0.00 % 1.07 %

-0.20 (-2.84%)

USD0.98B
SPXU ProShares UltraPro Short .. 0.00 % 0.91 %

-0.30 (-2.82%)

USD1.10B
SH ProShares Short S&P500 0.00 % 0.89 %

-0.20 (-0.93%)

USD3.31B
SDS ProShares UltraShort S&P5.. 0.00 % 0.89 %

-0.35 (-1.93%)

USD1.35B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Insurance—Diversified)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -15.92% 67% D+ 40% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -15.92% 50% F 38% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -10.57% 55% F 46% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -10.57% 55% F 42% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 32.22% 86% B 77% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 32.22% 57% F 69% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 10.89% 89% B+ 80% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 10.89% 78% C+ 74% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 11.75% 78% C+ 67% D+
Risk Adjusted Return 92.71% 78% C+ 87% B+
Market Capitalization 461.15B 100% A+ 100% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Insurance—Diversified)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 46.26 25% F 12% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.20 33% F 52% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 11.92 8% F 28% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 2.77% 42% F 38% F
Return on Invested Capital 73.11% 92% A- 99% A+
Return on Assets 1.22% 67% D+ 33% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 23.23% 67% D+ 80% B-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 0.52 100% A+ 77% C+
Short Percent 0.08% 100% A+ 95% A
Beta 0.76 92% A- 70% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

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 risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital 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.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings 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.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.