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

COMMON STOCK | Insurance-Diversified | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 284.97

Change

+3.59 (+1.28)%

Market Cap

USD 621.18B

Volume

4.47M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK-B) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock forecasts from 0 analysts, the average analyst target price for Berkshire Hathaway Inc is not available over the next 12 months. Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s average analyst rating is not available. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Berkshire Hathaway Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 6 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s stock price was USD 284.97. Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s stock price has changed by +8.28 % over the past week, -2.91 % over the past month and +24.88 % over the last year.

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 co ...Read More

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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

+3,630.00 (+0.85%)

USD621.18B 13.14 N/A
AIG-PA American International Group I..

-0.02 (-0.07%)

USD47.60B 4.16 N/A
AIG American International Group I..

+0.42 (+0.77%)

USD44.27B 8.59 N/A
SLF Sun Life Financial Inc

+0.59 (+1.09%)

USD31.26B 11.35 N/A
HIG The Hartford Financial Service..

+0.58 (+0.86%)

USD22.68B 11.26 N/A
HIG-PG The Hartford Financial Service..

+0.20 (+0.74%)

USD19.83B 4.44 N/A
ATH Athene Holding Ltd

+0.96 (+1.19%)

USD15.46B 4.27 N/A
EQH Equitable Holdings Inc

+0.61 (+1.90%)

USD12.73B 29.24 N/A
AEG Aegon N.V

+0.06 (+1.32%)

USD9.08B 7.06 N/A
ATH-PA Athene Holding Ltd

+0.21 (+0.73%)

USD9.03B 1.53 N/A

ETFs Containing BRK-B

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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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 22.90% 53% F 70% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 22.90% 53% F 67% D+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 24.88% 67% D+ 71% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 24.88% 47% F 67% D+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 73.65% 86% B 75% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 73.65% 71% C- 70% C-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 12.59% 87% B+ 66% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 12.59% 73% C 61% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.63% 60% D- 63% D
Risk Adjusted Return 71.40% 87% B+ 76% C
Market Capitalization 621.18B 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 13.14 20% F 63% D
Price/Book Ratio 1.31 33% F 63% D
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 15.62 33% F 31% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 1,937.37% 94% A 98% A+
Return on Invested Capital 8.59% 76% C 70% C-
Return on Assets 7.94% 94% A 87% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 25.62% 41% F 77% C+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.66 44% F 41% F
Short Percent 0.78% 78% C+ 80% B-
Beta 0.91 94% A 63% 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.

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.

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.

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.