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

COMMON STOCK | Insurance—Diversified | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 333,190.00

Change

-10,259.00 (-2.99)%

Market Cap

USD 559.96B

Volume

700.00

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

STA Verdict

Verdict

About

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., through its subsidiaries engages in insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses. It provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as life, accident, and health 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; recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products; and alkaline batteries. Additionally, it manufactures castings, forgings, fasteners/fastener systems, and aerostructures; titanium, steel, and nickel; and seamless pipes and fittings. 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, professional aviation training programs, and fractional aircraft ownership programs. In addition, it 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 founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Largest Industry Peers for Insurance—Diversified

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
BRK-B Berkshire Hathaway Inc

-7.64 (-3.33%)

USD560.63B 0.01 -0.32
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-1.41 (-2.86%)

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-1.46 (-2.52%)

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-1.50 (-5.62%)

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ORI Old Republic International Cor..

-0.50 (-2.15%)

USD6.90B 6.47 5.77

ETFs Containing BRK-A

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
RWW Invesco S&P Financials Re.. 14.89 % 0.45 %

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USD0.04B
RWW Invesco S&P Financials Re.. 14.89 % 0.45 %

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USD0.04B
RWW Invesco S&P Financials Re.. 14.89 % 0.45 %

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RWW Invesco S&P Financials Re.. 14.89 % 0.45 %

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USD0.04B
RWW Invesco S&P Financials Re.. 14.89 % 0.45 %

N/A

USD0.04B
XLF Financial Select Sector S.. 12.90 % 0.13 %

-1.00 (-3.25%)

USD24.55B
FINU ProShares UltraPro Financ.. 12.67 % 0.95 %

-10.85 (-9.74%)

USD0.02B
DUSA Davis Select U.S. Equity .. 10.05 % 0.63 %

-0.82 (-3.06%)

USD0.22B
DFNL Davis Select Financial ET.. 7.65 % 0.64 %

-0.78 (-3.09%)

USD0.16B
SKF ProShares UltraShort Fina.. 7.56 % 0.95 %

+0.76 (+5.89%)

USD0.03B
SEF ProShares Short Financial.. 7.56 % 0.95 %

+0.54 (+2.89%)

USD0.02B
FINZ ProShares UltraPro Short .. 7.56 % 0.95 %

+0.41 (+9.90%)

USD1.77M
IYF iShares U.S. Financials E.. 7.53 % 0.42 %

-4.32 (-3.04%)

USD1.81B
UYG ProShares Ultra Financial.. 7.48 % 0.95 %

-3.39 (-5.99%)

USD0.81B
FAZ Direxion Daily Financial .. 7.22 % 1.07 %

+2.22 (+8.95%)

USD0.17B
FAS Direxion Daily Financial .. 7.15 % 1.00 %

-9.17 (-8.81%)

USD1.50B
VFH Vanguard Financials Index.. 7.03 % 0.10 %

-2.43 (-3.18%)

USD8.38B
FNCL Fidelity MSCI Financials .. 7.03 % 0.08 %

-1.38 (-3.10%)

USD1.07B
IXG iShares Global Financials.. 6.29 % 0.46 %

-2.30 (-3.38%)

USD0.50B
JKD iShares Morningstar Large.. 5.38 % 0.20 %

-6.15 (-3.21%)

USD0.87B
IWX iShares Russell Top 200 V.. 4.64 % 0.20 %

-1.72 (-2.93%)

USD0.49B
DWLD Davis Select Worldwide ET.. 4.58 % 0.64 %

-0.91 (-3.52%)

USD0.24B
JHMF John Hancock Multifactor .. 3.95 % 0.40 %

-1.35 (-3.22%)

USD0.03B
MGV Vanguard Mega Cap Value I.. 3.80 % 0.07 %

-2.62 (-3.01%)

USD2.86B
AMCA iShares Russell 1000 Pure.. 3.56 % 0.15 %

-0.81 (-2.58%)

USD4.53M
SPYV SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Va.. 3.54 % 0.04 %

-1.08 (-3.08%)

USD4.18B
VOOV Vanguard S&P 500 Value In.. 3.53 % 0.10 %

-3.76 (-2.98%)

USD1.34B
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value ETF 3.52 % 0.18 %

-4.02 (-3.08%)

USD17.27B
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Val.. 3.29 % 0.04 %

-1.87 (-2.96%)

USD6.66B
VTV Vanguard Value Index Fund.. 3.20 % 0.04 %

-3.67 (-3.06%)

USD88.95B
XLG Invesco S&P 500 Top 50 ET.. 3.17 % 0.20 %

-8.66 (-3.55%)

USD0.95B
VONV Vanguard Russell 1000 Val.. 3.09 % 0.08 %

-3.39 (-2.81%)

USD4.12B
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Valu.. 3.08 % 0.19 %

-3.99 (-2.90%)

USD40.43B
SCHG Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Gro.. 2.92 % 0.04 %

-3.74 (-3.73%)

USD9.56B
RPV Invesco S&P 500 Pure Valu.. 2.60 % 0.35 %

-2.83 (-4.22%)

USD0.94B
OEF iShares S&P 100 ETF 2.54 % 0.20 %

-5.26 (-3.51%)

USD5.65B
IUS Invesco RAFI Strategic US.. 2.53 % 0.19 %

-0.90 (-3.19%)

USD0.13B
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings .. 2.50 % 0.08 %

-1.26 (-3.37%)

USD0.43B
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt .. 2.28 % 0.13 %

-3.67 (-3.22%)

USD0.02B
FDLO Fidelity Low Volatility F.. 2.18 % 0.29 %

-1.06 (-2.63%)

USD0.41B
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 ex-Tech.. 2.16 % 0.27 %

-1.81 (-2.98%)

USD4.11M
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 E.. 2.01 % 0.15 %

-2.66 (-3.40%)

USD0.41B
RWL Invesco S&P 500 Revenue E.. 2.00 % 0.39 %

-1.97 (-3.34%)

USD0.97B
FVAL Fidelity Value Factor ETF 1.96 % 0.29 %

-1.44 (-3.74%)

USD0.20B
PRF Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000.. 1.96 % 0.39 %

-4.20 (-3.28%)

USD5.42B
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap Index F.. 1.89 % 0.07 %

-3.99 (-3.42%)

USD2.51B
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 ex-Heal.. 1.89 % 0.27 %

-2.29 (-3.27%)

USD1.69M
LGLV SPDR SSGA US Large Cap Lo.. 1.88 % 0.12 %

-2.68 (-2.23%)

USD0.99B
PLC Principal U.S. Large-Cap .. 1.78 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD6.65M
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 ex-Ener.. 1.72 % 0.27 %

-2.31 (-3.23%)

USD0.01B
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel .. 1.69 % 0.20 %

-2.65 (-3.23%)

USD0.48B
PBP Invesco S&P 500 BuyWrite .. 1.69 % 0.49 %

-0.52 (-2.36%)

USD0.26B
HSPX Global X S&P 500 Covered .. 1.65 % 0.65 %

-1.61 (-3.11%)

USD0.16B
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic.. 1.65 % 0.29 %

-1.28 (-3.12%)

USD0.30B
VQT Barclays ETN+ S&P VEQTOR .. 1.64 % 0.95 %

-1.38 (-0.81%)

USD0.01B
SH ProShares Short S&P500 1.63 % 0.89 %

+0.80 (+3.45%)

USD1.92B
DMRL DeltaShares S&P 500 Manag.. 1.63 % 0.35 %

-2.60 (-4.09%)

USD0.42B
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 1.63 % 0.10 %

-11.06 (-3.32%)

USD307.85B
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 ETF 1.63 % 0.03 %

-10.25 (-3.34%)

USD538.16B
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 1.63 % 0.04 %

-11.18 (-3.34%)

USD203.36B
SDS ProShares UltraShort S&P5.. 1.63 % 0.89 %

+1.57 (+6.78%)

USD1.14B
SPXS Direxion Daily S&P 500 Be.. 1.63 % 1.08 %

+1.19 (+10.02%)

USD0.54B
SPXU ProShares UltraPro Short .. 1.63 % 0.91 %

+1.79 (+9.97%)

USD0.67B
SSO ProShares Ultra S&P500 1.61 % 0.90 %

-10.91 (-6.78%)

USD2.85B
VV Vanguard Large-Cap Index .. 1.59 % 0.04 %

-5.21 (-3.38%)

USD25.82B
UPRO ProShares UltraPro S&P500 1.59 % 0.92 %

-7.69 (-10.00%)

USD1.47B
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF 1.50 % 0.03 %

-2.64 (-3.30%)

USD19.96B
NTSX WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Bal.. 1.47 % 0.20 %

-0.81 (-2.59%)

USD0.04B
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 Ind.. 1.47 % 0.08 %

-5.08 (-3.31%)

USD3.99B
IWB iShares Russell 1000 ETF 1.47 % 0.15 %

-6.09 (-3.29%)

USD22.28B
SCHK Schwab 1000 ETF 1.46 % 0.05 %

-1.09 (-3.32%)

USD0.97B
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. ET.. 1.43 % 0.20 %

-5.34 (-3.22%)

USD1.27B
RFFC RiverFront Dynamic US Fle.. 1.39 % 0.52 %

-1.20 (-3.30%)

USD0.13B
TILT FlexShares Morningstar US.. 1.39 % 0.25 %

-4.11 (-3.18%)

USD1.50B
IWV iShares Russell 3000 ETF 1.37 % 0.20 %

-6.51 (-3.33%)

USD10.13B
RWCD Direxion MSCI Cyclicals O.. 1.37 % 0.45 %

-4.10 (-5.61%)

USD0.02B
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market .. 1.36 % 0.03 %

-2.61 (-3.27%)

USD16.20B
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U... 1.36 % 0.03 %

-2.46 (-3.27%)

USD25.02B
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Ind.. 1.35 % 0.10 %

-4.69 (-3.09%)

USD1.52B
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Mark.. 1.34 % 0.03 %

-5.59 (-3.29%)

USD901.90B
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. L.. 1.32 % 0.25 %

-1.42 (-3.31%)

USD6.14B
RALS ProShares RAFI Long/Short 1.28 % 0.95 %

+0.03 (+0.09%)

USD5.41M
PHDG Invesco S&P 500 Downside .. 1.28 % 0.39 %

-0.38 (-1.32%)

USD0.02B
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. B.. 1.21 % 0.25 %

-1.39 (-3.28%)

USD0.29B
JHML John Hancock Multifactor .. 1.04 % 0.34 %

-1.34 (-3.15%)

USD0.92B
PFIG Invesco Fundamental Inves.. 0.88 % 0.22 %

N/A

USD0.07B
VT Vanguard Total World Stoc.. 0.67 % 0.09 %

-2.81 (-3.43%)

USD19.27B
HDG ProShares Hedge Replicati.. 0.24 % 0.95 %

-0.64 (-1.36%)

USD0.03B

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 -1.88% 45% F 44% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -1.88% 45% F 43% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 10.33% 67% D+ 68% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 10.33% 56% F 62% D-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 49.14% 71% C- 79% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 49.14% 71% C- 73% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 11.72% 89% B+ 80% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 11.72% 78% C+ 74% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 10.31% 78% C+ 67% D+
Risk Adjusted Return 113.73% 78% C+ 87% B+
Market Capitalization 559.96B 91% 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 20.93 9% F 35% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.41 18% F 54% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 14.97 38% F 30% F
EV/EBITDA 11.00 18% F 44% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.96% 36% F 43% F
Return on Invested Capital 2.32% 9% F 23% F
Return on Assets 3.23% 91% A- 58% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 24.46% 73% C 81% B-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 0.79 100% A+ 74% C
Short Percent 0.04% 100% A+ 98% A+
Beta 0.85 64% D 58% F
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

STA Verdict 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 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.

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.

Poor capital utilization

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

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.