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

COMMON STOCK | Insurance—Diversified | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 210.45

Change

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Market Cap

USD 503.06B

Volume

3.56M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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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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Largest Industry Peers for Insurance—Diversified

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

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USD501.12B 23.24 N/A
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USD23.49B 13.52 N/A
AIG American International Group, ..

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USD23.32B 6.04 N/A
HIG-PG The Hartford Financial Service..

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USD20.35B 4.51 N/A
HIG The Hartford Financial Service..

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USD12.82B 7.14 N/A
ATH-PA Athene Holding Ltd

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USD8.36B 2.73 N/A
EQH Equitable Holdings, Inc

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USD8.05B 64.04 N/A
ATH Athene Holding Ltd

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USD6.47B 9.82 N/A
AEG Aegon N.V

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USD4.97B 5.25 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 -7.09% 75% C 55% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -7.09% 75% C 51% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 1.45% 100% A+ 68% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.45% 92% A- 62% D-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 63.38% 100% A+ 80% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 63.38% 100% A+ 76% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 10.63% N/A N/A 80% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 10.63% N/A N/A 76% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 11.92% N/A N/A 64% D
Risk Adjusted Return 89.17% N/A N/A 87% B+
Market Capitalization 503.06B 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 23.18 25% F 31% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.27 33% F 51% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 13.00 8% F 26% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 5.77% 75% C 52% F
Return on Invested Capital 90.64% 100% A+ 99% A+
Return on Assets 3.50% 100% A+ 69% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.23% 100% A+ 94% A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.32 44% F 49% F
Short Percent 0.94% 86% B 84% B
Beta 0.81 92% A- 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%

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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 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.

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.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue 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.