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Berkshire Hath Hld B (NYSE: BRK.B)

$167.10 USD -$0.34 (-0.20%)
Last Price $167.1
Net Change $-0.34 (-0.2%)
Bid $167.08
Ask Price $167.13
Open Price $167.28
Previous Close Price $167.44
High Price $167.62
Low Price $166.79
Number of Trades 2,214
Volume 253,766
Fifty Two Week High $177.86 (2017-03-02)
Fifty Two Week Low $136.65 (2016-06-27)
Average Daily Volume 3,532,431
Share Outstanding 2,466,610 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 0/yr
Dividend Yield 0%
1st Quarter Earnings $2951 (2016-11-04)
2nd Quarter Earnings $2803 (2016-08-05)
3nd Quarter Earnings $2274 (2016-05-06)
4th Quarter Earnings $2843 (2016-02-26)
PE Ratio $23.62
EPS Growth $14.59
Recent Earnings $2951
Annual EPS $7.14
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $412.17B
Insider Shareholders % 0.0605%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 2,466,610
Inst. Shareholder % 35.43%
Annual Net Income $24.07B
TTM Net Profit Margin $10.77
1-Year Return 18.51%
3-Year Return 33.98%
5-Year Return 105.83%
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 14.59%
Dividends per Share $
Stock Split Ratio 50-1
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 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

For any Berkshire Hathaway stock investors or potential Berkshire Hathaway stock investors, we put together key numbers on BRK.B shares in this daily update. You'll find the last BRK.B stock closing price, where Berkshire Hathaway stock is trading compared to a year ago, the stock's dividend yield, and more... To start, the BRK.B stock closing price was $167.44. Shares slipped 0.72% or $1.22 from the previous day's close. So how does this current Berkshire Hathaway share price level stack up against the past year's highs and lows? At its current level, BRK.B is trading at a higher price than it was one-year ago, with the stock price having risen by 19.51%.

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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. Also important to note - BRK.B trading volume yesterday was 4,131,800. That's not quite as high as Berkshire Hathaway stock's average daily trading volume of 4,886,741. Berkshire Hathaway's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 413,009,178,000. That gives Berkshire Hathaway a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of the start of April 2016, 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 23.79. That's smaller 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 9.77. 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. Every day we publish Berkshire Hathaway stock news and coverage on a handful of other key stocks we're watching now so you can maximize profits. To get new info and stock news on BRK.B and other companies you are interested in, sign up for Money Morning - it's free.

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