BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B

Price (delayed)

$210.06

Market cap

$501.84B

P/E Ratio

23.06

Dividend/share

N/A

EPS

$9.11

Enterprise value

$572.46B

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

The gross profit has soared by 74% from the previous quarter and by 3% YoY
Berkshire Hathaway's gross margin has surged by 59% QoQ and by 3.2% YoY
The EPS has surged by 129% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 23% year-on-year
Berkshire Hathaway's net income has surged by 122% QoQ but it has decreased by 23% YoY
BRK.B's debt is up by 7% year-on-year and by 2.4% since the previous quarter
BRK.B's price to earnings (P/E) is 2% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 22.6

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of BRK.B
Market
Shares outstanding
2.39B
Market cap
$501.84B
Enterprise value
$572.46B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
23.06
Price to book (P/B)
1.3
Price to sales (P/S)
1.96
EV/EBIT
17.2
EV/EBITDA
13.13
EV/Sales
2.2
Earnings
Revenue
$260.49B
EBIT
$33.29B
EBITDA
$43.59B
Free cash flow
$23.97B
Per share
EPS
$9.11
Free cash flow per share
$9.86
Book value per share
$161.88
Revenue per share
$107.16
TBVPS
$282.43
Balance sheet
Total assets
$788.13B
Total liabilities
$390.88B
Debt
$106.69B
Equity
$393.5B
Working capital
N/A
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.27
Current ratio
N/A
Quick ratio
N/A
Net debt/EBITDA
1.62
Margins
EBITDA margin
16.7%
Gross margin
25.6%
Net margin
8.5%
Operating margin
12.6%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.8%
Return on equity
5.6%
Return on invested capital
4.6%
Return on capital employed
N/A
Return on sales
12.8%
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
$260.49B
Gross profit
$66.66B
Operating income
$32.73B
Net income
$22.23B
Gross margin
25.6%
Net margin
8.5%
The operating income has surged by 123% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 23% year-on-year
Berkshire Hathaway's net income has surged by 122% QoQ but it has decreased by 23% YoY
Berkshire Hathaway's operating margin has surged by 103% QoQ but it has decreased by 22% YoY
BRK.B's net margin has surged by 102% since the previous quarter but it is down by 23% year-on-year

Growth

What is Berkshire Hathaway's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Berkshire Hathaway stock price valuation
P/E
23.06
P/B
1.3
P/S
1.96
EV/EBIT
17.2
EV/EBITDA
13.13
EV/Sales
2.2
The EPS has surged by 129% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 23% year-on-year
BRK.B's price to earnings (P/E) is 2% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 22.6
The price to book (P/B) is 8% more than the last 4 quarters average of 1.2
BRK.B's equity is up by 6% since the previous quarter and by 2.9% year-on-year
The revenue has increased by 10% since the previous quarter
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 9% more than its last 4 quarters average of 1.8 and 3.2% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 1.9

Efficiency

How efficient is Berkshire Hathaway business performance
Berkshire Hathaway's ROE has soared by 124% from the previous quarter but it has decreased by 28% YoY
The return on assets has surged by 115% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 28% year-on-year
The return on invested capital has surged by 109% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 19% year-on-year
The return on sales has surged by 94% since the previous quarter but it has declined by 15% 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 102% greater than the total liabilities
The total assets rose by 3.7% year-on-year and by 3.6% since the previous quarter
BRK.B's debt is 73% smaller than its equity
BRK.B's debt is up by 7% year-on-year and by 2.4% since the previous quarter
BRK.B's equity is up by 6% since the previous quarter and by 2.9% year-on-year

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