Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)

179.66
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 183.90
Day Low/High 176.72 / 184.24
52 Wk Low/High 159.50 / 231.61
Avg Volume 6.69M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.38B
Market Cap 438.73B
EPS 33.20
P/E Ratio 18.84
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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Bidding for More

Bidding for more Disney , Berkshire Hathaway , FedEx and Procter & Gamble now.

I'm Buying More Hamburgers, as They Are Now On Sale

* And I have initiated an investment long in one interesting cheeseburger, Berkshire Hathaway, this afternoon * Sinking stock prices are the friend of the rational long term buyer These are extraordinary trying and stressful times for investors. In ...

Early Rebound

Markets look like they will see a substantial rebound today, at least in the early going. S&P 500 futures are up some 5% just before the market opens. Gilead Sciences  just reported encouraging results around its experimental antiviral Remdesivir in...

Some Things Can't Be Rushed - You Can't Produce a Baby in One Month by Getting Nine Women Pregnant

* From my perch, this is both a good time to build longer term positions and to trade * A market roller coaster and widespread fear is your friend if you are a longer term investor because it serves up bargain purchases - it also provides some oppor...

The Height of Insanity in the Fixed Income Market

It finally happened. Berkshire Hathaway is issuing five-year notes totaling one billion euros with a zero interest rate.

Jim Cramer: Once Again, Oil Stocks Time Has Come and Gone

Jim Cramer: Once Again, Oil Stocks Time Has Come and Gone

So what do you do if you own these stocks?

Sick Bond Market, What's Really Bad, Airlines in a Tailspin, Trading Thoughts

Sick Bond Market, What's Really Bad, Airlines in a Tailspin, Trading Thoughts

Would love to know if Warren Buffett is adding here, or keeping his powder dry. Would simply love to know.

Could Buffett Buy Bloomberg LP?

I am adding another surprise to my 15 Surprises for 2020: * Surprise #16: As Mike Bloomberg has declared that he may sell Bloomberg LP if he becomes president, my new Surprise is that Warren Buffett (a supporter of many Democrats) initiates discussi...

Trade of The Week - Short Apple ($322.65)

With the market extended, Apple (short) is my 'Trade of the Week'. Here is some of my rationale for possible short term weakness: * Apple's appreciation over the last year has been primarily a valuation reset as operating profits have made little pr...

FedEx Is Delivering

"Just one more thing." -- Lt. Columbo I neglected to mention that UBS has upgraded FedEx . FDX was +5% on Friday and up again today following a company announcement that it is improving its delivery efficiency and reducing costs. I placed FDX on my ...

Berkshire Hathaway Breaks Out on the Upside From a Consolidation Pattern

Berkshire Hathaway Breaks Out on the Upside From a Consolidation Pattern

Let's check out the latest charts of BRK.B.

Kass: Apple Is the Most Consequential Investment That Warren Buffett Ever Made

Kass: Apple Is the Most Consequential Investment That Warren Buffett Ever Made

Consider that The Oracle is currently 89 years old - and that he made his single best portfolio investment in over a half century at 87 years old!

Berkshire Hathaway's Purchase of Apple Shares May Be Viewed as the Most Consequential Investment That Buffett Has Ever Made...

* It is also probably the greatest investment ever made of a publicly-listed company in history - in either profits in absolute dollar terms or whether based on a time-weighted percentage return * Berkshire Hathaway has made about $43 billion on its...

How to Turn a Boring, Beaten-Up Stock Into Exciting Returns

How to Turn a Boring, Beaten-Up Stock Into Exciting Returns

Kraft Heinz has gone through an ugly period the last few years but now offers an opportunity to profit handily from its rough patch.

My 15 Surprises for 2020 (Part Two)

* In 2019 equities rose far faster and interest rates fell sharper than the consensus expected * 2020 could be a year of out-of-the-VIX thinking and mean reversion in valuations/stock prices as profits, politics, geopolitical events and other uncert...

3 Large, Out-of-Favor Stocks That Pique This Value Investor's Interest

3 Large, Out-of-Favor Stocks That Pique This Value Investor's Interest

Shares of Kraft Heinz, Harley-Davidson and Tapestry Inc. all have seen better days but could be on the road to improvement.

Tweet of the Day (Part Trois)

Remember a Berkshire acquisition of FedEx is one of my 15 Surprises for 2020.  Yesterday Boeing, today FedEx takeover rumor. Buffett must be busy — zerohedge (@zerohedge) January 8, 2020

Buffett Eyeing FedEx?

Yesterday I took a speculative investment in FedEx based on the possibility that Berkshire Hathaway may take a "liking" to this depressed transportation name that has been beaten up by a combination of poor execution and a competitive move that was ...

RH, Berkshire, and the Financial Media

The hyperbolic financial media got ecstatic that Berkshire Hathaway   revealed it owned 1.2 million shares of RH  last week. Memo to the media: The investment totals under $300 million. Given that diminutive size it is likely a portfolio position th...

RH Can Rally Further With or Without Warren Buffett's Help

RH Can Rally Further With or Without Warren Buffett's Help

There are a lot of investors who like to follow and invest like the Oracle of Omaha.

Buy Bank of America? Not Just Yet

Buy Bank of America? Not Just Yet

Most importantly, at least to me as an investor, is tangible book value.

7 Medical Products Stocks With the Right Prescription for Gains

7 Medical Products Stocks With the Right Prescription for Gains

Top picks in the fast-growing medical products market.

Before Buying Berkshire, Read the 'Book'

Before Buying Berkshire, Read the 'Book'

When looking at Warren Buffett's Berkshire, compare its current Price/Book Value ratio to previously typical readings.

StoneCo Looks Like a Solid Opportunity

StoneCo Looks Like a Solid Opportunity

Backed by serious investor prowess, shares appear ready to bust out of a huge wedge pattern on the weekly chart -- here's how to play STNE.

Oil Is in a Hot Spot: 9 Ways to Generate High Yields in Energy

Oil Is in a Hot Spot: 9 Ways to Generate High Yields in Energy

This weekend's attack on Saudi refineries adds one more variable to bolster prices.

How to Use a Buy-Write Options Strategy With Out-Of-Favor ETFs

How to Use a Buy-Write Options Strategy With Out-Of-Favor ETFs

Financials and energy ETFs aren't faring well in the current environment, but there still is a way to make money on them.

4 Favorite REITs for Growth & Yield

4 Favorite REITs for Growth & Yield

These names are ideal for investors seeking a combination of capital gains and dividends.

Despite Some Past Bumps, This Wagon Offers a Pretty Good Ride

Despite Some Past Bumps, This Wagon Offers a Pretty Good Ride

With its tarnished reputation and general market malaise, Wells Fargo offers a low-risk entry price.