Berkshire Hathaway is a life insurance company located in Nebraska, United States, which is part of the Financial Services sector, and is traded under the ticker BRK.B on the NYSE exchange.
Berkshire Hathaway stock last closed at $360.16, down 0.86% from the previous day, and has increased 34.13% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Insurance - Diversified industry by 0 percentage points. Berkshire Hathaway stock is currently +38.6% from its 52-week low of $259.85, and -3.53% from its 52-week high of $373.34.
As of Sep 22, 2023, there are 1.31B shares of BRK.B outstanding. The market cap of BRK.B is $786.64B. In the last 24 hours, 3.97M BRK.B shares were traded.
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Out of 1 Equities analysts who give ratings on BRK.B, the consensus analyst rating on Berkshire Hathaway is a Strong Buy
It's important to keep in mind that analyst forecasts are not stock recommendations, nor are they financial advice.
Brian Meredith, a top 8% analyst from UBS maintains BRK.B with a strong buy rating and raises their BRK.B price target from $405.00 to $414.00, on Aug 7, 2023.
UBS's Brian Meredith raised their price target on Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B) by 2.2% from $405 to $414 on 2023/08/07. The analyst maintained their Strong Buy rating on the stock.
Merdith's price target adjustment followed the 2023/08/05 release of Berkshire Hathaway's Q2 2023.
The company's Insurance segment "outperformed with strong underwriting results largely resulting from reserve releases, lower-than-expected catastrophe losses, and better-than-expected NII (Net Interest Income)," the analyst explained.
Interested investors can find Berkshire Hathaway's Q2 earnings report here.
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Last year, BRK.B earnings were $86.89B. During the last 5 year, BRK.B's earnings have increased by 15.61% per year. This was faster than the Insurance - Diversified industry average of 15.18%.
Last year, BRK.B revenue was $401.81B. Over the past five year, BRK.B's revenue has grown by 11% per year. This was faster than the Insurance - Diversified industry average of 10.02%.
You can analyze BRK.B's earnings and revenue performance here.
In the past 12 months, insiders at BRK.B have sold more shares than they have bought.
Ajit Jain, Vice Chairman of BRK.B, was the latest BRK.B insider to sell. They sold $10,151,484.00 worth of BRK.B shares on Aug 8, 2023.
Get more info about who owns BRK.B stock here.
No, Berkshire Hathaway doesn't provide an income stream by paying out dividends.
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