BRK-A:NYE-Berkshire Hathaway Inc

COMMON STOCK | Insurance - Diversified | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 315,807.00

Change

-5,043.00 (-1.57)%

Market Cap

USD 488.38B

Volume

100.00

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

-3.28 (-1.54%)

USD 492.05B 0.01 -0.24
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+0.04 (+0.15%)

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-0.97 (-1.69%)

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-0.11 (-0.25%)

USD 23.91B 15.52 27.35
HIG The Hartford Financial Service..

-0.29 (-0.48%)

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-0.03 (-0.11%)

USD 20.32B 6.17 4.69
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-0.25 (-1.13%)

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AIZ Assurant, Inc

+0.60 (+0.48%)

USD 7.46B 20.96 11.29
ATH Athene Holding Ltd

+0.28 (+0.66%)

USD 7.18B 3.90 -5.17

ETFs Containing BRK-A

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
RWW Invesco S&P Financials Re.. 15.10 % 0.69 %

-0.35 (-0.51%)

USD 0.03B
RWW Invesco S&P Financials Re.. 15.10 % 0.46 %

-0.35 (-0.51%)

USD 0.03B
RWW Invesco S&P Financials Re.. 15.10 % 0.46 %

-0.35 (-0.51%)

USD 0.03B
RWW Invesco S&P Financials Re.. 15.10 % 0.00 %

-0.35 (-0.51%)

USD 0.03B
RWW Invesco S&P Financials Re.. 15.10 % 0.00 %

-0.35 (-0.51%)

USD 0.03B
XLF Financial Select Sector S.. 12.52 % 0.13 %

-0.10 (-0.35%)

USD 24.02B
FINU ProShares UltraPro Financ.. 11.84 % 0.95 %

-1.35 (-1.49%)

USD 0.03B
DUSA Davis Select U.S. Equity .. 10.04 % 0.63 %

-0.07 (-0.28%)

USD 0.20B
DFNL Davis Select Financial ET.. 7.89 % 0.64 %

-0.12 (-0.50%)

USD 0.15B
SKF ProShares UltraShort Fina.. 7.27 % 0.95 %

+0.04 (+0.25%)

USD 0.02B
SEF ProShares Short Financial.. 7.27 % 0.95 %

+0.03 (+0.15%)

USD 0.02B
FINZ ProShares UltraPro Short .. 7.27 % 0.95 %

+0.09 (+1.64%)

USD 1.22M
IYF iShares U.S. Financials E.. 7.25 % 0.42 %

-0.15 (-0.12%)

USD 1.73B
FNCL Fidelity MSCI Financials .. 6.99 % 0.08 %

-0.13 (-0.31%)

USD 1.14B
VFH Vanguard Financials Index.. 6.99 % 0.10 %

-0.24 (-0.34%)

USD 7.43B
FAS Direxion Daily Financial .. 6.97 % 1.04 %

-0.16 (-0.20%)

USD 1.44B
FAZ Direxion Daily Financial .. 6.97 % 0.95 %

+0.05 (+0.15%)

USD 0.17B
UYG ProShares Ultra Financial.. 6.96 % 0.95 %

-0.13 (-0.27%)

USD 0.80B
RYZZ RYZZ Managed Futures Stra.. 6.55 % 0.00 %

-0.11 (-0.45%)

USD 0.04B
IXG iShares Global Financials.. 6.07 % 0.46 %

-0.47 (-0.72%)

USD 0.35B
JKD iShares Morningstar Large.. 4.78 % 0.20 %

-0.30 (-0.18%)

USD 0.83B
DWLD Davis Select Worldwide ET.. 4.57 % 0.64 %

+0.03 (+0.13%)

USD 0.23B
IWX iShares Russell Top 200 V.. 4.49 % 0.20 %

-0.22 (-0.39%)

USD 0.51B
JHMF John Hancock Multifactor .. 3.82 % 0.47 %

-0.11 (-0.28%)

USD 0.05B
MGV Vanguard Mega Cap Value I.. 3.82 % 0.07 %

-0.35 (-0.43%)

USD 2.50B
AMCA iShares Russell 1000 Pure.. 3.36 % 0.15 %

+0.02 (+0.07%)

USD 0.01B
VTV Vanguard Value Index Fund.. 3.21 % 0.04 %

-0.96 (-0.85%)

USD 49.02B
XLG Invesco S&P 500 Top 50 ET.. 3.13 % 0.20 %

-1.28 (-0.59%)

USD 0.82B
VONV Vanguard Russell 1000 Val.. 2.99 % 0.12 %

-0.21 (-0.18%)

USD 2.33B
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Valu.. 2.97 % 0.19 %

-0.13 (-0.10%)

USD 43.70B
SCHG Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Gro.. 2.62 % 0.04 %

-0.19 (-0.22%)

USD 7.81B
OEF iShares S&P 100 ETF 2.51 % 0.20 %

-0.65 (-0.49%)

USD 5.06B
IUS Invesco RAFI Strategic US.. 2.49 % 0.00 %

-0.02 (-0.08%)

USD 3.77M
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings .. 2.49 % 0.28 %

-0.15 (-0.44%)

USD 0.26B
EXT WisdomTree U.S. Total Ear.. 2.21 % 0.28 %

-0.11 (-0.32%)

USD 0.10B
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt .. 2.20 % 0.13 %

-0.34 (-0.32%)

USD 0.02B
DHVW 2.16 % 0.10 %

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FDLO Fidelity Low Volatility F.. 2.10 % 0.30 %

-0.09 (-0.23%)

USD 0.23B
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 ex-Tech.. 2.06 % 0.27 %

-0.20 (-0.35%)

USD 3.31M
RWL Invesco S&P 500 Revenue E.. 2.01 % 0.39 %

-0.20 (-0.36%)

USD 0.96B
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 E.. 1.98 % 0.15 %

-0.30 (-0.43%)

USD 0.24B
FDMO Fidelity Momentum Factor .. 1.97 % 0.30 %

-0.10 (-0.28%)

USD 0.11B
FVAL Fidelity Value Factor ETF 1.96 % 0.30 %

-0.04 (-0.11%)

USD 0.14B
PRF Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000.. 1.94 % 0.39 %

-0.23 (-0.19%)

USD 5.51B
JMOM JPMorgan U.S. Momentum Fa.. 1.90 % 0.12 %

+0.06 (+0.21%)

USD 0.04B
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap Index F.. 1.88 % 0.07 %

-0.41 (-0.39%)

USD 1.91B
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 ex-Heal.. 1.86 % 0.27 %

-0.22 (-0.34%)

USD 1.53M
SPYV SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Va.. 1.81 % 0.06 %

-0.04 (-0.12%)

USD 2.86B
VOOV Vanguard S&P 500 Value In.. 1.81 % 0.15 %

-0.26 (-0.22%)

USD 1.01B
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value ETF 1.80 % 0.18 %

-0.24 (-0.20%)

USD 15.50B
LGLV SPDR SSGA US Large Cap Lo.. 1.75 % 0.12 %

-0.25 (-0.23%)

USD 0.56B
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Val.. 1.68 % 0.04 %

-0.13 (-0.22%)

USD 5.67B
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 ex-Ener.. 1.68 % 0.27 %

-0.33 (-0.52%)

USD 7.14M
VQT Barclays ETN+ S&P VEQTOR .. 1.66 % 0.00 %

-1.39 (-0.85%)

USD 0.02B
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel .. 1.66 % 0.20 %

-0.31 (-0.42%)

USD 0.36B
PBP Invesco S&P 500 BuyWrite .. 1.65 % 0.53 %

-0.03 (-0.14%)

USD 0.32B
HSPX Global X S&P 500 Covered .. 1.63 % 0.65 %

+0.01 (+0.02%)

USD 0.10B
SPXU ProShares UltraPro Short .. 1.60 % 0.91 %

+0.20 (+0.79%)

USD 0.55B
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 ETF 1.60 % 0.03 %

-0.91 (-0.33%)

USD 115.64B
SH ProShares Short S&P500 1.60 % 0.89 %

+0.09 (+0.35%)

USD 1.79B
SPXS Direxion Daily S&P 500 Be.. 1.60 % 0.95 %

+0.14 (+0.84%)

USD 0.43B
SDS ProShares UltraShort S&P5.. 1.60 % 0.89 %

+0.16 (+0.55%)

USD 0.99B
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic.. 1.60 % 0.29 %

-0.12 (-0.33%)

USD 0.26B
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF 1.59 % 0.09 %

-0.93 (-0.31%)

USD 270.24B
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 1.59 % 0.04 %

-0.89 (-0.29%)

USD 176.25B
SSO ProShares Ultra S&P500 1.58 % 0.90 %

-0.82 (-0.62%)

USD 2.40B
UPRO ProShares UltraPro S&P500 1.56 % 0.92 %

-0.49 (-0.86%)

USD 1.32B
VV Vanguard Large-Cap Index .. 1.56 % 0.04 %

-0.86 (-0.62%)

USD 14.52B
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF 1.48 % 0.03 %

-0.17 (-0.24%)

USD 16.99B
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 Ind.. 1.45 % 0.12 %

-0.30 (-0.22%)

USD 1.17B
IWB iShares Russell 1000 ETF 1.45 % 0.15 %

-0.36 (-0.22%)

USD 20.32B
SCHK Schwab 1000 ETF 1.43 % 0.05 %

-0.07 (-0.24%)

USD 0.83B
NTSX WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Bal.. 1.42 % 0.00 %

-0.01 (-0.04%)

USD 5.43M
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. ET.. 1.40 % 0.20 %

-0.29 (-0.19%)

USD 1.20B
RFFC RiverFront Dynamic US Fle.. 1.38 % 0.52 %

-0.14 (-0.42%)

USD 0.14B
MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Ti.. 1.38 % 0.12 %

-0.64 (-0.49%)

USD 0.05B
RWCD Direxion MSCI Cyclicals O.. 1.36 % 0.00 %

-0.47 (-0.75%)

USD 0.02B
IWV iShares Russell 3000 ETF 1.35 % 0.00 %

-0.29 (-0.16%)

USD 9.47B
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market .. 1.34 % 0.03 %

-0.16 (-0.22%)

USD 15.36B
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U... 1.34 % 0.03 %

-0.07 (-0.10%)

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VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Ind.. 1.34 % 0.15 %

-0.38 (-0.28%)

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VTI Vanguard Total Stock Mark.. 1.34 % 0.03 %

-1.01 (-0.66%)

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RALS ProShares RAFI Long/Short 1.30 % 0.95 %

+0.03 (+0.09%)

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FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. L.. 1.24 % 0.25 %

-0.07 (-0.17%)

USD 5.11B
TILT FlexShares Morningstar US.. 1.24 % 0.25 %

-0.09 (-0.08%)

USD 1.24B
DMRL DeltaShares S&P 500 Manag.. 1.20 % 0.35 %

-0.17 (-0.30%)

USD 0.42B
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. B.. 1.15 % 0.25 %

-0.07 (-0.18%)

USD 0.28B
PHDG Invesco S&P 500 Downside .. 1.14 % 0.38 %

-0.08 (-0.29%)

USD 0.04B
UDBI 1.11 % 0.30 %

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BSCQ Invesco BulletShares 2026.. 1.04 % 0.10 %

+0.06 (+0.30%)

USD 0.12B
JHML John Hancock Multifactor .. 0.98 % 0.34 %

-0.07 (-0.19%)

USD 0.91B
VT Vanguard Total World Stoc.. 0.54 % 0.09 %

-0.28 (-0.37%)

USD 12.50B
PFIG Invesco Fundamental Inves.. 0.41 % 0.22 %

+0.05 (+0.19%)

USD 0.16B
GIGB Goldman Sachs Access Inve.. 0.19 % 0.14 %

+0.21 (+0.41%)

USD 0.46B
HDG ProShares Hedge Replicati.. 0.14 % 0.95 %

-0.04 (-0.09%)

USD 0.03B

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 3.20% 33% F 25% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 3.20% 33% F 22% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -2.83% 33% F 45% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -2.83% 33% F 39% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 52.02% 58% F 81% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 52.02% 58% F 75% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 10.03% 80% B- 80% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 10.03% 73% C 74% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.00% 73% C 64% D
Risk Adjusted Return 83.61% 73% C 82% B-
Market Capitalization 488.38B 94% 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 17.21 25% F 51% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.30 29% F 56% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 13.06 41% F 32% F
EV/EBITDA 9.24 24% F 51% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 7.81% 53% F 51% F
Return on Invested Capital 2.32% 29% F 24% F
Return on Assets 3.60% 94% A 62% D-
Debt to Equity Ratio 24.46% 76% C 81% B-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.81 93% A 59% F
Short Percent 0.11% 100% A+ 96% A
Beta 0.90 53% F 51% 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

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.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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 capital utilization

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