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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 0.83
NYSE:BRK.B's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:BRK.B: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:BRK.B' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.89 Max: N/A
Current: 0.83
Equity to Asset 0.45
NYSE:BRK.B's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. NYSE:BRK.B: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:BRK.B' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.45
0.37
0.58
Interest Coverage 8.46
NYSE:BRK.B's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:BRK.B: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:BRK.B' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.86  Med: 7.8 Max: 10.56
Current: 8.46
3.86
10.56
F-Score: 3
M-Score: -2.46
WACC vs ROIC
7.62%
8.25%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 14.57
NYSE:BRK.B's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. NYSE:BRK.B: 14.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:BRK.B' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 13.84 Max: 17.05
Current: 14.57
7.03
17.05
Net-margin (%) 10.68
NYSE:BRK.B's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. NYSE:BRK.B: 10.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:BRK.B' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.63  Med: 9.87 Max: 11.42
Current: 10.68
4.63
11.42
ROE (%) 8.98
NYSE:BRK.B's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.74 vs. NYSE:BRK.B: 8.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:BRK.B' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 8.8 Max: 11.53
Current: 8.98
4.34
11.53
ROA (%) 4.04
NYSE:BRK.B's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. NYSE:BRK.B: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:BRK.B' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.85  Med: 3.9 Max: 5.07
Current: 4.04
1.85
5.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.30
NYSE:BRK.B's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. NYSE:BRK.B: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:BRK.B' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 15.4 Max: 38.2
Current: 9.3
2.9
38.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.30
NYSE:BRK.B's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. NYSE:BRK.B: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:BRK.B' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.7  Med: 18.3 Max: 67.8
Current: 14.3
-22.7
67.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.70
NYSE:BRK.B's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NYSE:BRK.B: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:BRK.B' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.7  Med: 17.7 Max: 109
Current: 17.7
-38.7
109
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

BRK.B Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 256,563 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 2,241 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 130,000 sh (+225.00%)
Donald Yacktman 21,679 sh (+43.77%)
Chuck Royce 30,347 sh (+27.51%)
Chris Davis 1,658,395 sh (+20.23%)
John Rogers 158,036 sh (+13.37%)
Diamond Hill Capital 532,884 sh (+8.43%)
Zeke Ashton 36,000 sh (+7.46%)
Mario Gabelli 59,558 sh (+1.42%)
Jeff Auxier 21,955 sh (+1.15%)
Tom Russo 2,590,604 sh (+0.40%)
Chuck Akre 386,745 sh (+0.18%)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 301 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,450 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,511,607 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 16,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,900 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 100 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Bruce Berkowitz Sold Out
Ken Fisher 5,583,718 sh (-0.13%)
Mairs and Power 13,717 sh (-0.51%)
Tweedy Browne 383,428 sh (-0.61%)
Wallace Weitz 1,533,279 sh (-0.92%)
Scott Black 34,943 sh (-2.44%)
Ruane Cunniff 4,737,770 sh (-3.52%)
Bestinfond 95 sh (-4.04%)
Lou Simpson 2,655,010 sh (-4.11%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 228,449 sh (-4.39%)
Charles de Vaulx 335,463 sh (-4.55%)
Prem Watsa 19,500 sh (-4.88%)
Bill Gates 69,381,548 sh (-6.72%)
Pioneer Investments 4,282 sh (-8.64%)
David Rolfe 3,762,367 sh (-10.27%)
Murray Stahl 213,911 sh (-11.92%)
Mohnish Pabrai 72,506 sh (-16.67%)
Jim Simons 8,700 sh (-96.72%)
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Q2 2016

BRK.B Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 2,533 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 745,000 sh (+473.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,534 sh (+146.94%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 392,272 sh (+52.90%)
Pioneer Investments 5,054 sh (+18.03%)
Chris Davis 1,831,518 sh (+10.44%)
Dodge & Cox 17,789 sh (+9.81%)
Bestinfond 101 sh (+6.32%)
Donald Yacktman 22,779 sh (+5.07%)
Jeff Auxier 23,055 sh (+5.01%)
John Rogers 165,562 sh (+4.76%)
Mairs and Power 14,147 sh (+3.13%)
Ken Fisher 5,607,595 sh (+0.43%)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 301 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 30,347 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,511,607 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 19,500 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 335,463 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 100 sh (unchged)
Mohnish Pabrai 72,500 sh (-0.01%)
Tom Russo 2,584,509 sh (-0.24%)
Chuck Akre 385,679 sh (-0.28%)
Mario Gabelli 59,358 sh (-0.34%)
Diamond Hill Capital 529,332 sh (-0.67%)
Tweedy Browne 379,367 sh (-1.06%)
Zeke Ashton 35,500 sh (-1.39%)
Murray Stahl 207,190 sh (-3.14%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 220,992 sh (-3.26%)
Ruane Cunniff 4,571,466 sh (-3.51%)
Scott Black 33,676 sh (-3.63%)
Wallace Weitz 1,476,591 sh (-3.70%)
Bill Gates 64,381,548 sh (-7.21%)
Lou Simpson 2,432,311 sh (-8.39%)
David Rolfe 3,376,990 sh (-10.24%)
First Eagle Investment 1,250 sh (-13.79%)
Jim Simons 7,000 sh (-19.54%)
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Q3 2016

BRK.B Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 300,900 sh (+4198.57%)
John Rogers 415,662 sh (+151.06%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,796 sh (+95.08%)
Chuck Royce 38,386 sh (+26.49%)
Bill Gates 74,349,971 sh (+15.48%)
Donald Yacktman 23,279 sh (+2.20%)
Tom Russo 2,591,501 sh (+0.27%)
Ken Fisher 5,613,785 sh (+0.11%)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 301 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,511,607 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,250 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 19,500 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 17,789 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 385,414 sh (-0.07%)
Jeff Auxier 23,005 sh (-0.22%)
Scott Black 33,292 sh (-1.14%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 386,033 sh (-1.59%)
Diamond Hill Capital 519,565 sh (-1.85%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 216,797 sh (-1.90%)
Wallace Weitz 1,443,797 sh (-2.22%)
Mario Gabelli 57,468 sh (-3.18%)
Chris Davis 1,772,913 sh (-3.20%)
Ruane Cunniff 4,406,265 sh (-3.61%)
Murray Stahl 197,461 sh (-4.70%)
Lou Simpson 2,310,668 sh (-5.00%)
Bestinfond 95 sh (-5.94%)
Mairs and Power 13,149 sh (-7.05%)
Zeke Ashton 32,500 sh (-8.45%)
David Rolfe 3,089,161 sh (-8.52%)
Charles de Vaulx 305,717 sh (-8.87%)
Jeremy Grantham 555,000 sh (-25.50%)
Mohnish Pabrai 47,400 sh (-34.62%)
Pioneer Investments 3,274 sh (-35.22%)
Tweedy Browne 220,834 sh (-41.79%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,466 sh (-42.12%)
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Q4 2016

BRK.B Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 444,700 sh (+47.79%)
Tweedy Browne 302,180 sh (+36.84%)
John Rogers 467,962 sh (+12.58%)
Mairs and Power 13,774 sh (+4.75%)
Diamond Hill Capital 526,200 sh (+1.28%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,896 sh (+0.93%)
Ken Fisher 5,640,868 sh (+0.48%)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 301 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,511,607 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton 32,500 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 17,789 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mohnish Pabrai Sold Out
Scott Black 33,164 sh (-0.38%)
Chuck Akre 383,889 sh (-0.40%)
Donald Yacktman 23,167 sh (-0.48%)
Tom Russo 2,562,032 sh (-1.14%)
Chris Davis 1,717,308 sh (-3.14%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 209,299 sh (-3.46%)
Mario Gabelli 55,043 sh (-4.22%)
Jeremy Grantham 530,000 sh (-4.50%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 366,687 sh (-5.01%)
Murray Stahl 187,241 sh (-5.18%)
Bill Gates 69,349,971 sh (-6.72%)
First Eagle Investment 1,150 sh (-8.00%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,956,534 sh (-10.21%)
Wallace Weitz 1,222,304 sh (-15.34%)
Prem Watsa 16,000 sh (-17.95%)
Lou Simpson 1,868,059 sh (-19.16%)
Pioneer Investments 2,642 sh (-19.30%)
David Rolfe 2,490,758 sh (-19.37%)
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Business Description

Industry: Insurance » Insurance - Diversified    NAICS: 524126    SIC: 6331
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Traded in other countries:BERK34.Brazil, BRYN.Germany, BRKB.Mexico, BRK/B.Switzerland, 0R37.UK,
Berkshire Hathaway Inc is a conglomerate holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of business activities, including property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, finance, manufacturing, service and retailing.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware on June 16, 1998 under the name NBH, Inc. The Company is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of diverse business activities, including insurance and reinsurance, freight rail transportation, utilities and energy, and distribution. The Company's insurance and reinsurance business activities are conducted through numerous domestic and foreign-based insurance entities. Its insurance businesses provide insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks world-wide and also reinsure life, accident and health risks internationally. The Company's insurance underwriting operations are comprised of the sub-groups namely GEICO and its subsidiaries; General Re and its subsidiaries; Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group; and Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group. General Re's property/casualty reinsurance business in North America is conducted through General Reinsurance Corporation, domiciled in Delaware and licensed in the District of Columbia and all states but Hawaii where it is an accredited reinsurer. Property/casualty operations in North America are headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, and are also conducted through branch offices in the U.S. and Canada. Reinsurance activities are marketed directly to clients without involving a broker or intermediary. General Re's North American life/health business operates through two divisions: the individual products division and the group & specialty division in the United States and Canada. The business segments include life, disability, supplemental health, critical illness and long-term care. The life/health business is marketed on a direct basis. Businesses engaged in the manufacture and distribution of clothing products includes Fruit of the Loom, Fruit, Russell and VFB, and JERZEES. Its footwear businesses include H.H. Brown Shoe Group and Justin Brands.

Guru Investment Theses on Berkshire Hathaway Inc

Zeke Ashton Comments on Berkshire Hathaway - Jan 06, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) is of course managed by Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio), who is justifiably recognized as one of the world’s most successful investors and the torch-bearer for the value investing style of capital allocation. Unlike many stocks in today’s expensive environment, Berkshire Hathaway remains very reasonably valued on historical measures relative to earnings and book value, and we believe the company’s immense balance sheet strength remains a rare competitive advantage.



From Zeke Ashton (Trades, Portfolio)'s Centaur Management 2016 annual letter to investors.

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.87
BRK.B's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
68% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.21 vs. BRK.B: 17.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BRK.B' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.48  Med: 16 Max: 57.79
Current: 17.87
11.48
57.79
Forward P/E 20.08
BRK.B's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. BRK.B: 20.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.87
BRK.B's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
68% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. BRK.B: 17.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BRK.B' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.49  Med: 16.01 Max: 58
Current: 17.87
11.49
58
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 14.38
BRK.B's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. BRK.B: 14.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
BRK.B' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.21  Med: 14.27 Max: 123.13
Current: 14.38
10.21
123.13
P/B 1.53
BRK.B's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. BRK.B: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BRK.B' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.36 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.53
1.02
1.9
P/S 1.90
BRK.B's P/S is ranked lower than
72% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. BRK.B: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BRK.B' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.55 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.9
1.03
1.94
PFCF 22.15
BRK.B's PFCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. BRK.B: 22.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BRK.B' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.79  Med: 20.08 Max: 54.45
Current: 22.15
11.79
54.45
POCF 12.78
BRK.B's POCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. BRK.B: 12.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BRK.B' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.03  Med: 11.36 Max: 22.44
Current: 12.78
8.03
22.44
EV-to-EBIT 12.30
BRK.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
72% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. BRK.B: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BRK.B' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 10.6 Max: 31.1
Current: 12.3
6.5
31.1
EV-to-EBITDA 9.93
BRK.B's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. BRK.B: 9.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BRK.B' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 8.8 Max: 25.7
Current: 9.93
6.5
25.7
PEG 1.28
BRK.B's PEG is ranked lower than
53% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BRK.B: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BRK.B' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.95 Max: 215.89
Current: 1.28
0.19
215.89
Shiller P/E 26.06
BRK.B's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. BRK.B: 26.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BRK.B' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.16  Med: 23.02 Max: 33.67
Current: 26.06
16.16
33.67

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.69
BRK.B's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. BRK.B: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BRK.B' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 2.16 Max: 6.79
Current: 2.69
1.57
6.79
Price/Projected FCF 0.98
BRK.B's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. BRK.B: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BRK.B' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.62
Current: 0.98
0.8
2.62
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.24
BRK.B's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
100% of the 3 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BRK.B: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.23
BRK.B's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BRK.B: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BRK.B' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.13 Max: 9.17
Current: 1.23
0.8
9.17
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.27
BRK.B's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. BRK.B: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BRK.B' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.29 Max: 17.24
Current: 1.27
0.47
17.24
Price/Graham Number 1.46
BRK.B's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BRK.B: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BRK.B' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.31 Max: 4.57
Current: 1.46
1.03
4.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.10
BRK.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. BRK.B: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRK.B' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 9.4 Max: 15.4
Current: 8.1
3.2
15.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.79
BRK.B's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. BRK.B: 17.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BRK.B' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 18.8 Max: 66.9
Current: 17.79
1.1
66.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $217,751
EPS (TTM) $ 9.44
Beta0.81
Short Percentage of Float0.75%
52-Week Range $128.88 - 168.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,466.06

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 7.61 8.40 9.60
EPS w/o NRI ($) 7.61 8.40 9.60
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
2.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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