Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B (BRK.B)

251.63
2.40 0.97
NYSE
Prev Close 249.22
Day Low/High 249.29 / 254.81
52 Wk Low/High 159.50 / 251.34
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1336.99B
Market Cap 333.20B
P/E Ratio 23.86
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Warren Buffett and European Style vs. American Style Equity Puts

Warren Buffett and European Style vs. American Style Equity Puts

One question I found particularly interesting revolved around the structure of the equity puts Berkshire Hathaway sold years ago during the financial crisis.

Kass: Warren Buffett's Investment Actions Speak Even Louder Than His Words

Kass: Warren Buffett's Investment Actions Speak Even Louder Than His Words

Make no mistake about it: Buffett is bearish on U.S. stocks, on airline stocks, on the global economy, and on Berkshire Hathaway's stock (over the near term).

Overall Market Conditions Look Poor But There Are Hot Pockets of Trading Action

Overall Market Conditions Look Poor But There Are Hot Pockets of Trading Action

Stocks are not moving in highly correlated action, which favors stock-pickers and technical buyers.

Warren Buffett: Don't Be Greedy When Others May Not Be Fearful Enough!

 * The header above is my play on the words of Buffett's very famous quote ("to be greedy when others are fearful" and vice versa) * Make no mistake about it - Warren is bearish on U.S. stocks, on airline stocks, on the global economy and on Berkshi...

Gundlach's Late Friday Tweet 'Bears' Discussion

* The stock market outlook remains unattractive As expressed in Thursday's "A Time to Plant And a Time to Pluck Up That Which Is Planted", I reversed my short term upbeat market view and turned bearish on the markets: * Mission accomplished? Sell in...

Buffett's Doubts May Have Killed the V-Shaped Recovery

Buffett's Doubts May Have Killed the V-Shaped Recovery

Not only did Buffett completely dump his position in airlines but he noted that he was unable to find attractive ways to put his huge cash holdings to work.

Skating on Thin Ice, Apple and Amazon Earnings, the Price of Uncertainty

Skating on Thin Ice, Apple and Amazon Earnings, the Price of Uncertainty

This contraction has been dramatic and unpredictable -- and best outcomes cannot be driven solely through economic creativity.

The Market Refuses to Embrace Negatives as Major Earnings Reports Roll In

The Market Refuses to Embrace Negatives as Major Earnings Reports Roll In

So far, earnings season has not been the obstacle that many have feared.

Daily Affirmations with Dougie Kass: On History as a Guide

"I am going to write a good Diary on Real Money Pro today... and I am going to help people. Because I am good enough, I am smart enough and doggone it, people like me." - Daily Affirmations with Dougie Kass Today's Daily Affirmations is from Berkshi...

As We Continue to Rally, Keep an Eye on RH

As We Continue to Rally, Keep an Eye on RH

RH has been beaten down, but retail is showing some signs of life with each improvement in COVID-19 data.

Why Has Warren Buffett Been So Quiet?

* A multiple choice question... Many on Twitter and elsewhere have been questioning why The Oracle of Omaha has not opined publicly on the decline in the stock market. Let's pose this as a multiple choice question. Here are some possible answers: * ...

What's Down the Aisle for Kroger?

What's Down the Aisle for Kroger?

Kroger could produce strong earnings as it stands by its guidance, but uncertainty lingers, so here's how I'd play the name.

Here's How I Would Consider Shaping and Pricing an RH Trade

Here's How I Would Consider Shaping and Pricing an RH Trade

The luxury home furniture gallery reports financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 1, 2020, after Monday's market close.

Listen Up Warren!

Here are five investment and acquisition ideas for Warren Buffett/Berkshire Hathaway (that fit his criteria): * Deere * Federal Express * Disney * Boeing * Hilton

Sold Berkshire

I am calling an audible and selling my Berkshire position and taking the name off of my Best Ideas List. I did some additional research after the close last night. I simply can't get a good enough understanding of Berkshire's reinsurance risks (rega...

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...