Berkshire Hathaway Inc

$ 308884.62 0 (0%)
Volume: 278 Avg Vol (1m): 265
Market Cap $: 505.23 Bil Enterprise Value $: 491.97 Bil
P/E (TTM): 17.85 P/B: 1.37
Earnings Power Value -66882.73
Net Current Asset Value 0
Tangible Book 155946.95
Projected FCF 301851.78
Median P/S Value 249259.6
Graham Number 246385.59
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 5/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.27
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
91.00% of 200 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 10000, Min: 0.03
BRK.A: 0.27
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.11, Med: 0.8, Max: 5.77
Current: 0.27
0.11
5.77
Equity-to-Asset 0.50
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
87.88% of 198 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 0.98, Med: 0.25, Min: 0.04
BRK.A: 0.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.36, Med: 0.45, Max: 0.58
Current: 0.5
0.36
0.58
Debt-to-Equity 0.26
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
60.71% of 84 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 2.6, Med: 0.21, Min: 0.01
BRK.A: 0.26
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.04, Med: 0.22, Max: 0.41
Current: 0.26
0.04
0.41
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.08
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
68.42% of 95 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 27, Med: 1.26, Min: 0.01
BRK.A: 2.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.82, Med: 2.23, Max: 5.53
Current: 2.08
1.82
5.53
Beneish M-Score -3.61
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 8.57%
WACC 7.15%

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Net Margin % 10.48
Net Margin ranked higher than
81.00% of 200 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 101.62, Med: 8.01, Min: -4024.19
BRK.A: 10.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.78, Med: 9.87, Max: 18.57
Current: 10.48
1.78
18.57
ROE % 7.46
ROE ranked higher than
66.00% of 200 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 71.83, Med: 10.53, Min: -256.45
BRK.A: 7.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.15, Med: 8.78, Max: 14.26
Current: 7.46
1.15
14.26
ROA % 3.73
ROA ranked higher than
87.50% of 200 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 35.29, Med: 2.31, Min: -28.81
BRK.A: 3.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.57, Med: 3.9, Max: 6.79
Current: 3.73
0.57
6.79
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 2.20
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
53.59% of 181 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 474.7, Med: 6.4, Min: -61.8
BRK.A: 2.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.2, Med: 13.3, Max: 69.2
Current: 2.2
2.2
69.2
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -27.50
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
62.18% of 156 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 327.6, Med: 3.9, Min: -100
BRK.A: -27.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 16.3, Max: 209.3
Current: -27.5
0
209.3
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate -37.50
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
78.43% of 153 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 366, Med: 7.8, Min: -100
BRK.A: -37.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -38.7, Med: 12.3, Max: 109
Current: -37.5
-38.7
109

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Business Description

Industry Insurance » Insurance - Diversified    NAICS : 524210    SIC : 6331
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Traded in other countries BRKA.Austria BERK34.Brazil BRYN.Germany BRKB.Mexico BRK/B.Switzerland 0HN0.UK
Address 3555 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE, USA, 68131
Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company with a wide array of subsidiaries engaged in diverse activities. The firm's core business segment is insurance, run primarily through Geico, General Re, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, and Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group. The company's second- largest segment includes Burlington Northern Santa Fe (railroad) and Berkshire Hathaway Energy (utilities and energy distributors), followed closely in size and importance by its manufacturing, service, and retailing operations. The rest of Berkshire's portfolio consists of its finance and financial products segment, which is involved in manufactured housing and finance, furniture rental, and rail car and other transportation equipment manufacturing, repair, and leasing.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 17.85
PE Ratio ranked lower than
50.28% of 181 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 1733.33, Med: 11.69, Min: 0.02
BRK.A: 17.85
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.15, Med: 16.71, Max: 58.61
Current: 17.85
11.15
58.61
Forward PE Ratio 12.22
Forward P/E ranked lower than
100.00% of 27 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 21.01, Med: 10.72, Min: 6.46
BRK.A: 12.22
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.85
PE without NRI ranked lower than
50.28% of 181 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 1733.33, Med: 11.69, Min: 0.02
BRK.A: 17.85
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.15, Med: 16.71, Max: 58.61
Current: 17.85
11.15
58.61
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 17.94
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
71.55% of 116 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 318.95, Med: 8.52, Min: 0.05
BRK.A: 17.94
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.47, Med: 20.63, Max: 1128.95
Current: 17.94
10.47
1128.95
PB Ratio 1.37
PB Ratio ranked lower than
58.50% of 200 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 18.21, Med: 1.25, Min: 0.02
BRK.A: 1.37
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.03, Med: 1.35, Max: 1.9
Current: 1.37
1.03
1.9
PS Ratio 1.98
PS Ratio ranked lower than
77.08% of 192 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 135, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.01
BRK.A: 1.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.08, Med: 1.6, Max: 2.31
Current: 1.98
1.08
2.31
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 22.73
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
74.58% of 118 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 1710, Med: 8.64, Min: 0.02
BRK.A: 22.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.82, Med: 19.79, Max: 57.34
Current: 22.73
11.82
57.34
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.56
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
66.42% of 134 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 351.85, Med: 7.13, Min: 0.02
BRK.A: 13.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.05, Med: 11.05, Max: 23.65
Current: 13.56
8.05
23.65
EV-to-EBIT 13.36
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
85.00% of 160 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 340.26, Med: 7.87, Min: 0.37
BRK.A: 13.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.5, Med: 11.5, Max: 66.1
Current: 13.36
8.5
66.1
EV-to-EBITDA 10.55
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
78.53% of 163 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 340.26, Med: 7.48, Min: 0.33
BRK.A: 10.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.1, Med: 9.3, Max: 29
Current: 10.55
7.1
29
EV-to-Revenue 1.92
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
81.22% of 181 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 1217.26, Med: 0.92, Min: 0.03
BRK.A: 1.92
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.2, Med: 1.8, Max: 2.3
Current: 1.92
1.2
2.3
Shiller PE Ratio 24.59
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
78.57% of 28 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 189.41, Med: 16.17, Min: 3.4
BRK.A: 24.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 16.52, Med: 23.27, Max: 31.62
Current: 24.59
16.52
31.62

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 0.20
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked lower than
100.00% of 104 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 23.9, Med: -0.2, Min: -153.7
BRK.A: 0.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -8.5, Med: -0.2, Max: 0.2
Current: 0.2
-8.5
0.2

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.98
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
73.10% of 197 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 18.21, Med: 1.44, Min: 0.02
BRK.A: 1.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.32, Med: 2.09, Max: 3.17
Current: 1.98
1.32
3.17
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.03
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
66.67% of 72 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 6.91, Med: 0.72, Min: 0.06
BRK.A: 1.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.73, Med: 1, Max: 2.43
Current: 1.03
0.73
2.43
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.24
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
82.63% of 167 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 8.3, Med: 0.98, Min: 0.05
BRK.A: 1.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.78, Med: 1.22, Max: 14.98
Current: 1.24
0.78
14.98
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.25
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
65.06% of 166 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 5.57, Med: 0.86, Min: 0.03
BRK.A: 1.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.03, Med: 1.33, Max: 4.52
Current: 1.25
1.03
4.52
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
69.04% of 197 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 270.27, Med: 10.86, Min: -526.32
BRK.A: 7.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.5, Med: 8.7, Max: 11.7
Current: 7.49
1.5
11.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 1.73
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
57.32% of 82 companies
in the Insurance - Diversified industry.
Industry Max: 291.88, Med: 11.53, Min: -72.7
BRK.A: 1.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.1, Med: 14.6, Max: 24.4
Current: 1.73
1.1
24.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 255,924
EPS (TTM) $ 17301
Beta 0.89
Volatility % 18.4
52-Week Range $ 279410 - 335900
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 1.64

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details