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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Class A Shares - Financials shown for BRK.B
Stock Price: $271,000 7,906 (3.01%)
Updated May 26, 2020 3:43 PM EDT - Market open

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Stock Quote

Trading Day May 26, 2020
Last Price $271,000
Change ($) 7,906
Change (%) 3.01%
Previous Close 263,094
Day's Open 269,900 (2.59%)
Day's Range 268,095 - 272,500
Day's Volume 547
52-Week Range 239,440 - 347,400

Key Info

Market Cap 439.03B
Revenue (ttm) 256.69B
Net Income (ttm) 10.01B
Shares Out 692,885
EPS (ttm) 6,142.19
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 93.46
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a

Key Stats and Metrics

Market Cap 439.03B
Enterprise Value 500.62B
Earnings Date (est) Aug 1, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date n/a
Shares Outstanding 692,885
Float 1.33M
EPS (basic) 3.97
EPS (diluted) 6,142.19
FCF / Share 9.07
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Earnings Yield n/a
FCF Yield 5.04%
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 165
Short Ratio 0.26
Short % of Float 0.04%
Beta 0.79
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 93.46
P/FCF Ratio 19.85
PS Ratio 1.71
PB Ratio 1.15
Revenue 256.69B
Operating Income 14.69B
Net Income 10.01B
Free Cash Flow 22.11B
Net Cash -61.59B
Net Cash / Share -38,019.78
Gross Margin 41.09%
Operating Margin 5.72%
Profit Margin 4.20%
FCF Margin 8.61%
ROA 1.22%
ROE 2.77%
ROIC 2.20%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Stock Analysis Summary

Analyst Ratings (6)

Buy 2
Overweight 1
Hold 3
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(19.58% upside)
Current: 271,000
Target: 324,058
*Average 12-month price target from 3 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth45.19%-6.89%8.34%5.91%8.34%6.89%12.12%15.08%5.83%-
Gross Profit128,80532,15447,63056,86153,89245,10544,87936,85026,77729,446
Operating Income105,48110,02125,21036,29938,58331,38431,59724,98018,10721,742
Net Income81,4174,02144,94024,07424,08319,87219,47614,82410,25412,967
Shares Outstanding1,3841,3641,3381,2901,2491,2171,1711,1011,0681,039
Earnings Per Share33.221.6318.229.769.77-----
EPS Growth1938.04%-91.05%86.68%-0.1%------
Operating Cash Flow38,68737,40045,72832,64731,49132,01027,70420,95020,47617,895
Capital Expenditures-15,979-14,537-11,708-12,954-16,082-15,185-11,087-9,775-8,191-5,980
Free Cash Flow22,70822,86334,02019,69315,40916,82516,61711,17512,28511,915
Cash & Equivalents64,17530,36131,58328,04871,73063,26948,18646,99237,29938,227
Total Debt103,36897,490102,587101,64484,28979,89072,22462,73660,38458,574
Net Cash / Debt-39,193-67,129-71,004-73,596-12,559-16,621-24,038-15,744-23,085-20,347
Book Value424,791348,703348,296282,070255,550240,170221,890187,647164,850157,318
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Country United States
Employees 391,500
CEO Warren Edward Buffett

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol BRK.A
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Share Class Class A Shares
Sector Financial Services
Industry Insurance—Diversified
Unique Identifier NYSE: BRK.A
IPO Date November 29, 1988


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.