BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B

Price (delayed)

$203.68

Market cap

$494.67B

P/E Ratio

51.29

Dividend/share

N/A

EPS

$3.97

Enterprise value

$556.26B

Sector: Financial Services
Industry: Insurance - Diversified
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing, and services. It operates through following segments: GEICO, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (BNSF), Berkshire Hathaway Energy, McLane Company, Manufacturing, and Service and Retailing. The GEICO segments involves in underwriting private passenger automobile insurance mainly by direct response methods. The Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group segment consists of underwriting excess-of-loss and quota-share and facultative reinsurance worldwide. The Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group segment comprises of underwriting multiple lines of property and casualty insurance policies for primarily commercial accounts. The BNSF segment operates railroad systems in North America. The Berkshire Hathaway Energy segments deals with regulated electric and gas utility, including power generation and distribution activities, and real estate brokerage activities. The McLane Company segment offers wholesale distribution of groceries and non-food items. The Manufacturing segment includes industrial and end-user products, building products, and apparel. The Service and Retailing segment provides fractional aircraft ownership programs, aviation pilot training, electronic components distribution, and various retailing businesses, including automobile dealerships, and trailer and furniture leasing. The company was founded by Oliver Chace in 1839 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE.

Highlights

BRK.B's price to earnings (P/E) is 130% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 22.3 and 128% more than its last 4 quarters average of 22.5
The EPS has dropped by 88% since the previous quarter and by 64% year-on-year

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of BRK.B
Market
Shares outstanding
2.43B
Market cap
$494.67B
Enterprise value
$556.26B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
51.29
Price to book (P/B)
1.34
Price to sales (P/S)
2.09
EV/EBIT
35.56
EV/EBITDA
21.5
EV/Sales
2.34
Earnings
Revenue
$237.21B
EBIT
$15.64B
EBITDA
$25.87B
Free cash flow
$22.11B
Per share
EPS
$3.97
Free cash flow per share
$9.07
Book value per share
$152.33
Revenue per share
$97.25
TBVPS
$265.7
Balance sheet
Total assets
$760.45B
Total liabilities
$385.21B
Debt
$104.23B
Equity
$371.57B
Working capital
N/A
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.28
Current ratio
N/A
Quick ratio
N/A
Net debt/EBITDA
2.38
Margins
EBITDA margin
10.9%
Gross margin
16.1%
Net margin
4.2%
Operating margin
6.2%
Efficiency
Return on assets
1.3%
Return on equity
2.5%
Return on invested capital
2.2%
Return on capital employed
N/A
Return on sales
6.6%
Dividend
Dividend yield
N/A
DPS
N/A
Payout ratio
N/A

BRK.B stock price

How has the Berkshire Hathaway stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have Berkshire Hathaway's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$237.21B
Gross profit
$38.25B
Operating income
$14.69B
Net income
$10.01B
Gross margin
16.1%
Net margin
4.2%
Berkshire Hathaway's net income has shrunk by 88% QoQ and by 63% YoY
The operating income has dropped by 86% since the previous quarter and by 63% year-on-year
BRK.B's net margin has dropped by 83% since the previous quarter and by 60% year-on-year
Berkshire Hathaway's operating margin has shrunk by 81% QoQ and by 60% YoY

Valuation

What is Berkshire Hathaway stock price valuation
P/E
51.29
P/B
1.34
P/S
2.09
EV/EBIT
35.56
EV/EBITDA
21.5
EV/Sales
2.34
BRK.B's price to earnings (P/E) is 130% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 22.3 and 128% more than its last 4 quarters average of 22.5
The EPS has dropped by 88% since the previous quarter and by 64% year-on-year
BRK.B's equity is down by 13% since the previous quarter
The price to book (P/B) is 4.3% less than the 5-year quarterly average of 1.4 but 3.1% more than the last 4 quarters average of 1.3
The revenue has declined by 28% since the previous quarter and by 7% year-on-year
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 16% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 1.8 and 10% more than its last 4 quarters average of 1.9

Efficiency

How efficient is Berkshire Hathaway business performance
Berkshire Hathaway's ROE has plunged by 88% from the previous quarter and by 66% YoY
The return on assets has dropped by 88% since the previous quarter and by 65% year-on-year
The return on invested capital has dropped by 85% since the previous quarter and by 60% year-on-year
The return on sales has dropped by 80% since the previous quarter and by 54% year-on-year

Dividends

What is BRK.B's dividend
DPS
N/A
Dividend yield
N/A
Payout ratio
N/A

There are no recent dividends present for BRK.B.

Financial health

How did Berkshire Hathaway financials performed over time
The total assets is 97% greater than the total liabilities
The total assets has declined by 7% since the previous quarter but it rose by 2.9% year-on-year
BRK.B's debt is 72% smaller than its equity
The debt to equity has grown by 17% since the previous quarter and by 8% year-on-year

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.