Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)

203.36
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 202.73
Day Low/High 202.50 / 203.99
52 Wk Low/High 184.75 / 224.07
Avg Volume 3.80M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.37B
Market Cap 499.62B
EPS 1.60
P/E Ratio 20.77
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Cramer: Alcoa Shows Astounding Growth in Europe and China

Cramer: Alcoa Shows Astounding Growth in Europe and China

Better snap up Alcoa now, before its splits, to take advantage of both its businesses.

7 Stocks Where Insiders Are Buying

7 Stocks Where Insiders Are Buying

These firms' execs used the post-Brexit meltdown to buy more shares.

Tweets on the Street: Gates and Buffett Mark Friendship's Silver Anniversary

It has been 25 years since the Oracle of Omaha befriended the co-founder of Microsoft.

Beware the Pitfalls of Stock Market Headlines

Anyone who buys Tesla based on Elon Musk's fantastical view deserves their fate. 

There are No Dollars in Dogma

"Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful." -- Warren Buffett The investment mosaic is complex, and the "rules" are ever-changing -- just consider what's happened to the S&P 500 in recent days. The index nearly hit a new ...

My Takeaways and Observations

"Takeaways" will be shorter than usual as I am trading actively in the after-hours market now. Some interesting charts. Brexit.  Brexit and the media.  Peak Housing?  Fertilizers bounce.  Markets closed on their highs. The U.S. dollar weakened. Oil ...

'Defensive' Consumer Staples Aren't

Consumer staples are being taken out to the woodshed this morning, with Pepsico (PEP) and Coca-Cola (KO) leading the way lower. Both are down about 1% so far this morning, perhaps in reaction to Philadelphia passing a soft-drink tax yesterday. Even ...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

I started the day with Apple (AAPL) as JPMorgan reduced the share price target from $125 to $105.    Then a sports metaphor and an interesting two-part opening missive on the markets -- here and here.  I got lucky and covered a bunch into the mornin...

Switch to Visa Cards Should Save Costco Millions, Analysts Say

Changeover from American Express takes effect Monday.

My Takeaways and Observations

Secular stagnation looms. This opener is an important one and I like the way it came out. Please read it if you haven't previously.  I have been getting shorter on every rally over the last one-and-a-half weeks. Today was no different.  Brexit odds ...

An Investor's Most Valuable Asset: Curiosity

The greater your zeal for learning and understanding, the more likely you are to make money.

Fight Performance Envy, Don't Chase Markel

Fight Performance Envy, Don't Chase Markel

Those who regret not owning the insurer should wait for a much lower entry point before buying.

Trade of the Week: Short Apple

I'm making a short of Apple (AAPL) my Trade of the Week this week at $99 a share. I recently covered most of my Apple short at prices much lower than today's level, but re-upped my exposure in the past week or two on the stock's renewed strength. Ap...

Management: A Hard-to-Quantify but Critical Investment Metric

Leadership at a company is just as critical as quality financial statements.

Four Oversold Stocks to Buy Before They Get Too Pricey

Four Oversold Stocks to Buy Before They Get Too Pricey

Apple is up 10 percent in the past two weeks on a swirl of news including an investment from Berkshire Hathaway and CEO Tim Cook's barnstorming trip to Asia.

When It Comes to Investing, Focus on What's Controllable

Predicting the unpredictable has never proven to be a long-term investment strategy.

It's Been a Busy Week for Buffett, Berkshire

First the Apple buy, then the role in the Yahoo acquisition.

Coca-Cola: The Fizz Is Fading

Recently, Coca-Cola (KO) has been highlighted by a number of technical analysts as breaking out of a long-term channel. Nevertheless, I believe Coca-Cola is about to fizz out. The company, a fav of The Oracle, exemplifies the "old economy" and, give...

Doug's Morning Musings

Let's start the day today with a roundup of news and observations: The Markets I took in some of my index shorts at good prices yesterday amid four weeks of market declines. I remain in a pessimistic mode, but a practical one. Trading around positio...

Behold the Breathtaking Beauty of Berkshire Hathaway's Stock

The secret sauce is not that Buffett is a great capital allocator but that he gets better over time because he knows how to change.

Mel Brooks and the Markets

Moses (played by Mel Brooks): "The Lord, the Lord Jehovah has given unto you these 15 ... [drops one of three tablets] ... Oy! Ten! Ten commandments for all to obey!" -- History of the World, Part I Wall Street seems like a Mel Brooks film festival ...

Invest Like Warren Buffett and Seth Klarman

SEC filings show which stocks these mega-investors like.

Top 3 Shake-Ups in Buffett's Berkshire Portfolio

The legendary 'Oracle of Omaha' surpised many on Wall Street in rolling out his investment giant's latest stock holdings.

Cramer: Is This the Kiss of Death From Buffett?

This may not have been his call, but when Buffett buys tech, he buys it wrong anyway.

Buffett's Apple Buy Is Warren-ted

Berkshire's purchase of 10 million shares couldn't have come at a better time.

Buffett's Apple Buy Is Warren-ted

Buffett's Apple Buy Is Warren-ted

Berkshire's purchase of 10 million shares couldn't have come at a better time.

And We're Off!

The markets have open slightly higher, and here's a short list of what's driving investors' moods this morning: Weak Chinese Data Economic figures out over the weekend called into question the rebound in China and overall global economic growth. Chi...

Our Take on Buffett's Apple and Yahoo! Moves

It seems the "Oracle of Omaha" is changing his tune on technology. Warren Buffett has has shunned tech in the past, but we learned over the weekend that he plans to help bankroll billionaire Dan Gilbert's bid for Yahoo! (YHOO). And this morning, Buf...

Takeaways and Observations

I was out of the office yesterday, but my take on the session is: "Up, Down, Up, Flat." It was a mixed day in terms of economic data, with potholes everywhere. (You'd have to be blind not to see them.) It was all about retail yet again, and it sure ...

My Takeaways and Observations

Did I mention that the market has no memory from day to day? It was a busy short-side day for me today. Disney (DIS) -- why the mouse is no longing roaring.   On management B.S.  Macy's (M).   Sears (SHLD) is the elephant in the room and a possible ...