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Berkshire Hath Hld A (NYSE: BRK.A)

$249,850.00 USD -$1,031.00 (-0.41%)
Last Price $249850
Net Change $-1031 (-0.41%)
Bid $249600
Ask Price $249730
Open Price $251299.98
Previous Close Price $250881
High Price $251299.98
Low Price $249670
Number of Trades 20
Volume 25
Fifty Two Week High $266445 (2017-03-02)
Fifty Two Week Low $205074 (2016-06-27)
Average Daily Volume 292
Share Outstanding 1,640 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 0/yr
Dividend Yield 0%
1st Quarter Earnings $ ()
2nd Quarter Earnings $ ()
3nd Quarter Earnings $ ()
4th Quarter Earnings $ ()
PE Ratio $23.59
EPS Growth $0
Recent Earnings $
Annual EPS $10693
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $409.75B
Insider Shareholders % 0.0539%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 1,640
Inst. Shareholder % 14.37%
Annual Net Income $24.07B
TTM Net Profit Margin $10.77
1-Year Return 18.27%
3-Year Return 33.91%
5-Year Return 104.82%
5-Year Revenue Growth 55.62%
5-Year Earnings Growth 72.05%
5-Year Dividend Growth 0%
Annual Dividend $0
Annual Dividend Yield 0%
Change in EPS YTD %
Dividends per Share $
Stock Split Ratio
Beta 0.83
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of diverse business activities. The most important of these are insurance businesses conducted nationwide on a primary basis and worldwide on a reinsurance basis. Berkshire also owns and operates a number of other businesses engaged in a variety of activities as identified herein.

Today's Berkshire Hathaway Stock Update

Here's a daily update on the Berkshire Hathaway stock price for interested investors, plus some key data on BRK.A stock that's important to know. While we frequently give readers a more detailed Berkshire Hathaway stock price analysis, you can get a quick rundown of key BRK.A numbers here, for March 28, 2017. First we'll look at where BRK.A stock ended the last trading session: $250,881.00. Berkshire Hathaway shares fell 0.56% or $1,420.00 from the previous day's close. Here's how the current Berkshire Hathaway stock price level compares to recent highs and lows... The Berkshire Hathaway stock price is above where it was last year at this time, with the stock price having gone up by 19.17%.

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The Berkshire Hathaway stock price 52-week high is $266,445.00. That was hit on 3/02/2017. The BRK.A stock 52-week low is $205,074.00, reached on 6/27/2016. Also - BRK.A trading volume yesterday was 200. That's not quite as high as Berkshire Hathaway stock's average daily trading volume of 520. The market cap of Berkshire Hathaway is 411,444,840,000. That means Berkshire Hathaway has a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of April 1, 2016, the company with the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies is Apple.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Berkshire Hathaway stock is 23.82. That's higher than the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare BRK.A to other companies in the same industry. The current EPS (earnings per share) of BRK.An is 14,645.00. Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for Berkshire Hathaway is 0.83. Berkshire Hathaway stock does not pay a dividend right now. When the dividend yield is over 2%, the stock is a good consideration for income investors. That yield is what most investors look for when hunting for dividend stocks. Money Morning gives you Berkshire Hathaway stock news daily. We publish new info on BRK.An and dozens of other key companies we're watching now, every day, so investors will never miss an opportunity. As always, our content is free.

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