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Berkshire Hath Hld B (NYSE: BRK.B)

$165.48 USD $0.35 (0.21%)
Last Price $165.48
Net Change $0.35 (0.21%)
Bid $0
Ask Price $0
Open Price $165.4
Previous Close Price $165.13
High Price $165.77
Low Price $164.87
Number of Trades 14,154
Volume 3,352,165
Fifty Two Week High $177.86 (2017-03-02)
Fifty Two Week Low $136.65 (2016-06-27)
Average Daily Volume 3,639,792
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 $23.12
EPS Growth $6.59
Recent Earnings $2163
Annual EPS $7.06
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $408.22B
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 16.72%
3-Year Return 29.49%
5-Year Return 106.93%
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

In addition to our detailed company analysis, we also want to keep investors updated with the most important daily Berkshire Hathaway stock numbers, like the latest close, and the one-year price change, and more, for today, May 23, 2017 . To start, let's look at the Berkshire Hathaway stock closing price. Shares ended the day's trading session at $165.13. They went up 1.16% or $1.89 from the previous day's close. Just looking at the Berkshire Hathaway stock price in a short time frame is not as helpful as looking at a year's worth of share price data, so let's do that... At its current level, BRK.B is trading higher than it was one-year ago, with the stock price having risen by 16.43%.

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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. Another point to note - BRK.B trading volume yesterday was 4,164,900. That's not as much as Berkshire Hathaway stock's average daily trading volume of 4,350,813. Berkshire Hathaway's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 407,354,243,000. 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 22.89. 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.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. 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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