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

COMMON STOCK | Insurance—Diversified | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 320,001.00

Change

+4,110.00 (+1.30)%

Market Cap

USD 503.17B

Volume

700.00

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
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 0.00 % 0.10 %

+2.52 (+0.76%)

USD274.45B
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel .. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.75 (+0.91%)

USD0.57B
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 Ind.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

+1.06 (+0.69%)

USD4.20B
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt .. 0.00 % 0.13 %

+0.92 (+0.92%)

USD0.02B
VFH Vanguard Financials Index.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+0.68 (+1.18%)

USD6.59B
UYG ProShares Ultra Financial.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.51 (+1.68%)

USD0.45B
UPRO ProShares UltraPro S&P500 0.00 % 0.92 %

+1.22 (+2.23%)

USD1.42B
SSO ProShares Ultra S&P500 0.00 % 0.90 %

+1.04 (+1.44%)

USD2.29B
SPYV SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Va.. 0.00 % 0.04 %

+0.27 (+0.90%)

USD4.77B
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 ETF 0.00 % 0.03 %

+2.35 (+0.77%)

USD596.53B
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 ex-Heal.. 0.00 % 0.27 %

+0.58 (+0.83%)

USD1.61M
SPXU ProShares UltraPro Short .. 0.00 % 0.91 %

-0.20 (-2.25%)

USD1.10B
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 ex-Tech.. 0.00 % 0.27 %

+0.51 (+0.90%)

USD2.69M
SPXS Direxion Daily S&P 500 Be.. 0.00 % 1.07 %

-0.15 (-2.54%)

USD0.98B
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 ex-Ener.. 0.00 % 0.27 %

+0.56 (+0.77%)

USD0.02B
SKF ProShares UltraShort Fina.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.18 (-1.54%)

USD0.04B
SH ProShares Short S&P500 0.00 % 0.89 %

-0.18 (-0.88%)

USD3.31B
VONV Vanguard Russell 1000 Val.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

+0.68 (+0.66%)

USD3.85B
VOOV Vanguard S&P 500 Value In.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+1.07 (+0.99%)

USD1.35B
SDS ProShares UltraShort S&P5.. 0.00 % 0.89 %

-0.24 (-1.48%)

USD1.35B
DUSA Davis Select U.S. Equity .. 0.00 % 0.63 %

+0.21 (+0.84%)

USD0.25B
ISHAF iShares Diversified Month.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.45B
PLC Principal U.S. Large-Cap .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD7.17M
QARP Xtrackers Russell 1000 US.. 0.00 % 0.19 %

+0.18 (+0.60%)

USD0.09B
AMCA iShares Russell 1000 Pure.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD2.85M
UDBI Legg Mason US Diversified.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD3.17M
DWLD Davis Select Worldwide ET.. 0.00 % 0.63 %

+0.34 (+1.34%)

USD0.26B
DFNL Davis Select Financial ET.. 0.00 % 0.64 %

+0.26 (+1.39%)

USD0.12B
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Ind.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+0.71 (+0.47%)

USD1.73B
SPLG SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 ET.. 0.00 % 0.03 %

+0.29 (+0.74%)

USD5.51B
SPTM SPDR Portfolio S&P 1500 C.. 0.00 % 0.03 %

+0.28 (+0.69%)

USD3.39B
SCHK Schwab 1000 ETF 0.00 % 0.05 %

+0.24 (+0.73%)

USD0.98B
XLF The Select Sector SPDR Tr.. 0.00 % 0.13 %

+0.32 (+1.35%)

USD16.13B
VV Vanguard Large-Cap Index .. 0.00 % 0.04 %

+1.20 (+0.77%)

USD30.34B
VTV Vanguard Index Funds - Va.. 0.00 % 0.04 %

+0.94 (+0.91%)

USD84.08B
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Mark.. 0.00 % 0.03 %

+1.27 (+0.75%)

USD974.25B
SEF ProShares Short Financial.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.16 (-0.83%)

USD0.03B
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF 0.00 % 0.03 %

+0.60 (+0.75%)

USD20.49B
FAZ Direxion Daily Financial .. 0.00 % 1.07 %

-0.54 (-3.45%)

USD0.33B
IJK iShares Trust - iShares S.. 0.00 % 0.24 %

+1.24 (+0.52%)

USD6.19B
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value ETF 0.00 % 0.18 %

+0.92 (+0.82%)

USD15.40B
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Val.. 0.00 % 0.04 %

+0.58 (+1.08%)

USD6.01B
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U... 0.00 % 0.03 %

+0.56 (+0.75%)

USD24.99B
IJT iShares S&P Small-Cap 600.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.58 (+0.33%)

USD4.23B
IJS iShares Trust - iShares S.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.37 (+0.30%)

USD4.59B
IJR iShares Core S&P Small-Ca.. 0.00 % 0.06 %

+0.20 (+0.29%)

USD40.18B
IJJ iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 V.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+1.08 (+0.81%)

USD4.35B
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth ET.. 0.00 % 0.18 %

+1.43 (+0.62%)

USD27.81B
IJH iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap .. 0.00 % 0.05 %

+1.17 (+0.64%)

USD42.26B
FVAL Fidelity Value Factor ETF 0.00 % 0.29 %

+0.29 (+0.82%)

USD0.21B
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. L.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.29 (+0.75%)

USD4.30B
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. B.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.36 (+0.95%)

USD0.23B
FNCL Fidelity MSCI Financials .. 0.00 % 0.08 %

+0.32 (+0.96%)

USD0.74B
FINZ ProShares UltraPro Short .. 0.00 % 0.95 %

N/A

USD4.56M
FDMO Fidelity Momentum Factor .. 0.00 % 0.29 %

+0.37 (+0.93%)

USD0.10B
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 0.00 % 0.03 %

+2.55 (+0.76%)

USD194.76B
IWB iShares Russell 1000 ETF 0.00 % 0.15 %

+1.38 (+0.74%)

USD21.74B
SCHG Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Gro.. 0.00 % 0.04 %

+0.98 (+0.86%)

USD10.83B
JKD iShares Morningstar Large.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+1.80 (+0.93%)

USD0.75B
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market .. 0.00 % 0.03 %

+0.53 (+0.67%)

USD14.75B
RALS ProShares RAFI Long/Short 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.02 (-0.08%)

USD5.27M
PFIG Invesco Fundamental Inves.. 0.00 % 0.22 %

-0.02 (-0.08%)

USD0.06B
OEF iShares S&P 100 ETF 0.00 % 0.20 %

+1.50 (+0.97%)

USD6.34B
MGV Vanguard Mega Cap Value I.. 0.00 % 0.07 %

+0.71 (+0.93%)

USD3.13B
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap Index F.. 0.00 % 0.07 %

+0.91 (+0.76%)

USD3.21B
LGLV SPDR SSGA US Large Cap Lo.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.53 (+0.49%)

USD0.66B
JHML John Hancock Multifactor .. 0.00 % 0.29 %

+0.34 (+0.82%)

USD0.83B
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Valu.. 0.00 % 0.19 %

+0.86 (+0.73%)

USD33.97B
JHMF John Hancock Multifactor .. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.34 (+1.00%)

USD0.03B
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. ET.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+1.30 (+0.79%)

USD1.22B
IYF iShares Trust - iShares U.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

+1.01 (+0.90%)

USD1.36B
IXG iShares Global Financials.. 0.00 % 0.46 %

+0.41 (+0.78%)

USD0.22B
IWX iShares Russell Top 200 V.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.42 (+0.83%)

USD0.53B
IWV iShares Russell 3000 ETF 0.00 % 0.20 %

+1.27 (+0.65%)

USD9.34B
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 E.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.60 (+0.74%)

USD0.60B
ISHXF iShares Canadian Governme.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD0.50B

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 -5.77% 75% C 55% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -5.77% 75% C 52% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 4.89% 100% A+ 71% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.89% 100% A+ 67% D+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 63.68% 86% B 80% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 63.68% 86% B 77% C+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 10.62% N/A N/A 80% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 10.62% N/A N/A 76% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 11.94% N/A N/A 64% D
Risk Adjusted Return 88.95% N/A N/A 87% B+
Market Capitalization 503.17B 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 23.24 17% F 30% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.27 22% F 51% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 13.01 8% F 27% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 5.77% 67% D+ 52% F
Return on Invested Capital 90.64% 92% A- 99% A+
Return on Assets 3.50% 92% A- 68% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.23% 92% A- 94% A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 0.58 100% A+ 77% C+
Short Percent 0.06% 100% A+ 96% A
Beta 0.81 83% B 67% D+
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 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.

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.

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.