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Berkshire Hath Hld B (NYSE: BRK.B)

$164.93 USD -$0.55 (-0.33%)
Last Price $164.93
Net Change $-0.55 (-0.33%)
Bid $164.62
Ask Price $164.88
Open Price $165.9
Previous Close Price $165.48
High Price $165.9
Low Price $164.55
Number of Trades 12,515
Volume 2,628,148
Fifty Two Week High $177.86 (2017-03-02)
Fifty Two Week Low $136.65 (2016-06-27)
Average Daily Volume 3,629,527
Share Outstanding 2,466,870 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 0/yr
Dividend Yield 0%
1st Quarter Earnings $2163 (2017-05-05)
2nd Quarter Earnings $2951 (2016-11-04)
3nd Quarter Earnings $2803 (2016-08-05)
4th Quarter Earnings $2274 (2016-05-06)
PE Ratio $23.39
EPS Growth $6.59
Recent Earnings $2163
Annual EPS $7.06
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $406.86B
Insider Shareholders % 0.0605%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 2,466,870
Inst. Shareholder % 35.54%
Annual Net Income $22.55B
TTM Net Profit Margin $9.54
1-Year Return 15.15%
3-Year Return 29.77%
5-Year Return 108.81%
5-Year Revenue Growth 55.62%
5-Year Earnings Growth 72.22%
5-Year Dividend Growth 0%
Annual Dividend $0
Annual Dividend Yield 0%
Change in EPS YTD 6.59%
Dividends per Share $
Stock Split Ratio 50-1
Beta 0.84
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of diverse business activities. The most important of these is the property and casualty insurance business conducted nationwide on a direct basis and worldwide on a reinsurance basis through a number of subsidiaries collectively referred to as the Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group.

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.B's most important numbers right now (for May 24, 2017). We'll start with where BRK.B ended trading yesterday -- at a share price of $165.48. Berkshire Hathaway shares went up 0.21% or $0.35 from the day before. So where does that put Berkshire Hathaway stock relative to the past year of prices? At today's price, BRK.B is trading higher than it was one-year ago, with shares having gone up by 16.96%.

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The Berkshire Hathaway stock price 52-week high is $177.86. That was hit on 3/02/2017. The BRK.B stock 52-week low is $136.65, reached on 6/27/2016. Some more numbers to note - BRK.B trading volume yesterday was 4,350,800. That's higher than Berkshire Hathaway stock's average daily trading volume of 3,352,165. Berkshire Hathaway's market cap is 408,217,647,000. That gives Berkshire Hathaway a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of the beginning of April, Apple has the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Berkshire Hathaway stock is 23.12. That's more 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.B to other companies in the same industry. The current EPS (earnings per share) of BRK.B is 9.15. 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 0.84. Berkshire Hathaway stock does not pay a dividend right now. Generally a dividend yield of 2% or more is decent for those investors who want income from dividend stocks. Money Morning gives you Berkshire Hathaway stock news daily. We publish new info on BRK.B 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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