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

COMMON STOCK | Insurance-Diversified | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 278.14

Change

-0.15 (-0.05)%

Market Cap

USD 636.41B

Volume

3.09M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

USD
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N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses worldwide. 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, liquefied natural gas facilities, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets. In addition, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals, metal cutting tools, and components for aerospace and power generation applications; and flooring, insulation, roofing and engineered, building and engineered components, paints and coatings, and bricks and masonry products, as well as offers manufactured and site-built home construction, and related lending and financial services; and recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products, and alkaline batteries. Further, it manufactures castings, forgings, fasteners/fastener systems, and aerostructures; and seamless pipes, fittings, downhole casing and tubing, and various mill forms. Additionally, the company distributes 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 shared 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 apparel and equipment. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Address: 3555 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE, United States, 68131

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Largest Industry Peers for Insurance-Diversified

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

-205.00 (-0.05%)

USD636.41B 6.33 N/A
AIG-PA American International Group, ..

+0.09 (+0.33%)

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AIG American International Group, ..

+0.02 (+0.04%)

USD40.65B 6.04 N/A
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc

-0.20 (-0.38%)

USD30.56B 12.88 N/A
HIG The Hartford Financial Service..

+0.80 (+1.26%)

USD22.09B 10.78 N/A
HIG-PG The Hartford Financial Service..

-0.17 (-0.58%)

USD21.23B 4.84 N/A
EQH Equitable Holdings, Inc

-0.14 (-0.45%)

USD13.22B 72.04 N/A
ATH Athene Holding Ltd

+0.69 (+1.07%)

USD12.41B 3.70 N/A
ATH-PA Athene Holding Ltd

N/A

USD9.33B 1.70 N/A
AEG Aegon N.V

+0.01 (+0.24%)

USD9.03B 31.42 N/A

ETFs Containing BRK-B

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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 19.96% 57% F 72% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 19.96% 57% F 69% D+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 39.59% 57% F 66% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 39.59% 50% F 63% D
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 93.65% 86% B 78% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 93.65% 86% B 75% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 11.91% 86% B 70% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 11.91% 79% C+ 66% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.00% 64% D 63% D
Risk Adjusted Return 70.07% 93% A 78% C+
Market Capitalization 636.41B 100% A+ 100% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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 0.00 100% A+ 99% A+
Price/Book Ratio 1.42 44% F 62% D-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 16.00 25% F 30% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 25.21% 100% A+ 86% B
Return on Invested Capital 8.59% 79% C+ 71% C-
Return on Assets 11.20% 100% A+ 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 25.62% 50% F 77% C+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.06 56% F 50% F
Short Percent 0.82% 67% D+ 81% B-
Beta 0.90 93% A 64% 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%

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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.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

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

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.

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.

What to not like:
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.

Highly 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.