Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A (BRK.A)

383,634.01
5,800.00 1.50
NYSE
Prev Close 377,835.00
Open 377,572.50
Day Low/High 377,500.00 / 384,955.00
52 Wk Low/High 239,440.00 / 354,837.00
Volume 1.34K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1371.60B
Market Cap 518129.14B
P/E Ratio 23.94
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

What The Tobin Q Ratio Is Telling Us

* And a few more observations about speculative activity, "talking heads" and celebrity (investors) * Another new (speculative investing) paradigm? Hardly * As night follows day, the current speculative phase will end, and with it, countless traders...

Verizon Pops on Buffett Buying but Is the Strength Sustainable?

Verizon Pops on Buffett Buying but Is the Strength Sustainable?

I am open to a purchase of VZ but the charts have to show me a lot of improvement.

Does Warren Buffett's Verizon Buy Make Sense?

Does Warren Buffett's Verizon Buy Make Sense?

Upon hearing of Buffett's latest moves, I pulled up the charts. What I found was a little surprising.

Buffett and Berkshire Get Busy

* Verizon and Chevron purchased, banks and gold sold * None of these portfolio moves surprised me - but some might surprise the markets Warren Buffett pulled down his cash position a bit and got more busy in the latest reporting period.   Notably:  ...

Can You Hear Buffett Now?

"Just one more thing." -- Lt. Columbo Berkshire Hathaway has accumulated nearly 150 million shares of Verizon according to this afternoon's 13F filing. The shares are trading +$1.60/share or about +3% in the after hours. More tomorrow.

A Vote for Confidence, a Call to Work, a Little Light Reading, a Glance at Oil

A Vote for Confidence, a Call to Work, a Little Light Reading, a Glance at Oil

Plus, we wait with great interest to learn what Berkshire Hathaway's holdings were as of the end of 2020.

Rich Guys' Romp, a Breach of Self-Discipline, Trump Countdown, Small-Caps Sizzle

Rich Guys' Romp, a Breach of Self-Discipline, Trump Countdown, Small-Caps Sizzle

Plus, a preview of the coming Consumer Electronics Show and quick news hits on Micron and Boeing.

Georgia on My Mind, Monday's Market, Taper Tantrum, Shorting Tesla, Trading AT&T

Georgia on My Mind, Monday's Market, Taper Tantrum, Shorting Tesla, Trading AT&T

The entire financial media may have swung and missed on Monday, but our old nemesis, those keyword reading algorithms that determine price? They spun the marketplace like a top.

Jim Cramer: 10 Investment Themes I Like in 2021

Jim Cramer: 10 Investment Themes I Like in 2021

I am talking about themes that can stand the test not of today, or tomorrow, but for all of 2021 and beyond.

Cash Flow Never Lies

Cash Flow Never Lies

The numbers tell the story and not the other way around. Don't forget that.

This Was the Year of Buffett's Biggest Blunder

This Was the Year of Buffett's Biggest Blunder

With a ton of cash on hand, Warren Buffett missed some solid opportunities earlier this year.

Tesla's Inclusion in S&P 500 Makes Trading It and Other Stocks Tricky

Tesla's Inclusion in S&P 500 Makes Trading It and Other Stocks Tricky

Funds that track the index will be forced to reallocate capital invested elsewhere to buy Tesla, and that won't be easy.

My 2021 Tax Loss Selling Recovery Portfolio Takes a Shotgun Approach

My 2021 Tax Loss Selling Recovery Portfolio Takes a Shotgun Approach

The hope is that there are a couple of big winners that will more than offset the losers.

Chart of the Day

Tesla vs. Berkshire Hathaway : Source: Zero Hedge

The Thunder in South Florida Yesterday Was Not the Bad Weather - It Was the Sound of the Market's Pivot From Growth to Value

* Yesterday may have represented a classic "sell on the good news" * While many were cheering about the vaccine news, I was waiting to sell, red tickets in hand * Some stocks and sectors had a great year yesterday * And some stocks and sectors got s...

Profits in the Food Aisles: 6 Stocks Investors Should Know About

Profits in the Food Aisles: 6 Stocks Investors Should Know About

The safe and stable food sector is a comforting option for investors to consider now.

Has Berkshire Hathaway Nearly Completed its Sale of Wells Fargo?

Watching the poor price action and volume in Wells Fargo trading over the last week - I suspect that Berkshire Hathaway is down to "tag ends".

Have Interest in the Banks? I'd Like to Float This Dividend Stock Idea

Have Interest in the Banks? I'd Like to Float This Dividend Stock Idea

Traditionally regional names were a better bet for dividend investors, but let's look at what JPMorgan Chase has to offer.

Jim Cramer: You Saw Snowflake. Now Get Ready for the Blizzard

Jim Cramer: You Saw Snowflake. Now Get Ready for the Blizzard

What happens after this is likely a flurry of deals that will require more selling and that begins to cut into the tech stocks with much lower valuations like Facebook, Apple and Alphabet.

The Fed's Message, Market Reaction, Snowflake's Blizzard, JFrog, TikTok/Oracle

The Fed's Message, Market Reaction, Snowflake's Blizzard, JFrog, TikTok/Oracle

At least part of the market's negative reaction to the Fed on Wednesday may be tied to two factors.

Long Adds: 1, 2, 3

In terms of my recent individual long additions in the last two weeks - here they are in order of size:  #1 General Motors  - and put on Best Ideas List, long #2 Wells Fargo  - the shares have weathered well Berkshire's selling #3 Bank of America - ...

Kraft Heinz Presents a Conservative 3-5 Year Outlook

Kraft Heinz's Investor Day provided a realistic pathway towards creating shareholder value over the next 3-5 years. The projected growth rates seemed conservative - no new consumers following the Covid "benefit" of cook at home and limited new produ...

Snowflake's IPO, Fed Day, Trading Adobe, Cut Kraft?: Market Recon

Snowflake's IPO, Fed Day, Trading Adobe, Cut Kraft?: Market Recon

The FOMC, and Powell himself, will have to address the central bank's plan to target average consumer level inflation over time.

Bargain Hunting, Especially During Bottoms, Can Pay Off

Bargain Hunting, Especially During Bottoms, Can Pay Off

Here's what we learned from the March's fall -- and how to use that lesson going forward.

You Still Can't Hold a Candle to Buffett

You Still Can't Hold a Candle to Buffett

But despite my great respect for the Oracle and BRK's strong chance of a come back from 2020's setbacks, I never owned Berkshire stock. Here's why.

Regarding Warren Buffett's Buys of Japanese Trading Houses

Several months ago I did a research project on several of the stocks that Berkshire recently announced it has accumulated over the last 12 months.  I then concluded, for a host of reasons, investing in Japan looks to be an unattractive area.  The st...

Trade of The Week - Short Apple ($128.35, post split)

* Shorting Apple (again) in pre-market  Despite the remarkable lack of success I have had shorting Apple over the last few years - I am, nonetheless, trying again this morning.  I have raised my AAPL short from tag ends to small in the pre-market ba...

Warren Buffett Places $6 Billion Bet on Japan

Warren Buffett Places $6 Billion Bet on Japan

You can't get more Japanese than soga shosha trading houses, which Berkshire Hathaway clearly considers cheap amid the industrial downturn.

I Don't Have Confidence in the Fed to Take the Actions Needed

I Don't Have Confidence in the Fed to Take the Actions Needed

When the banking system is not healthy at its core, neither is the stock market regardless of its current price level.

Berkshire Hathaway Makes Moves in Banks and Gold

* Buffett clearly remains cautious about the overall markets * Neither the purchase of a gold stock or some reductions in Berkshire's bank holdings seem meaningful * Here is why...  This weekend Berkshire Hathaway announced the changes in its portfo...