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Berkshire Hath Hld A (NYSE: BRK.A)

$247,478.90 USD -$642.10 (-0.26%)
Last Price $247478.9
Net Change $-642.1 (-0.26%)
Bid $246500
Ask Price $247800
Open Price $248501
Previous Close Price $248121
High Price $248501
Low Price $246910
Number of Trades 304
Volume 400
Fifty Two Week High $266445 (2017-03-02)
Fifty Two Week Low $205074 (2016-06-27)
Average Daily Volume 265
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 $23.42
EPS Growth $0
Recent Earnings $
Annual EPS $10582
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $405.87B
Insider Shareholders % 0.0539%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 1,640
Inst. Shareholder % 16.86%
Annual Net Income $22.55B
TTM Net Profit Margin $9.54
1-Year Return 15.06%
3-Year Return 29.7%
5-Year Return 107.63%
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

There aren't enough hours in the day to get a detailed look at your favorite investments, like Berkshire Hathaway stock. So here's a quick look at BRK.A's most important numbers right now (for May 24, 2017). To start, let's look at the Berkshire Hathaway stock closing price. Shares ended the day's trading session at $248,121.00. They went up 0.12% or $301.00 from the previous day's close. Looking at the 52-week highs and lows for BRK.An is a good way to make sense of the current price, so let's do that now... Now BRK.An is trading above where it was last year at this time, with the share price having risen by 16.92%.

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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. And, take note - BRK.A trading volume yesterday was 400. That's more than Berkshire Hathaway stock's average daily trading volume of 327. The market cap of Berkshire Hathaway is 406,918,440,000. 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 23.14. That's less 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 13,713.00. 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. Most income investors look for "dividend stocks" that have a yield of 2% or more, but there are different factors that affect the health of a company's payout. 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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