(BRK.B) (NYSE:BRK.B) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $232.28 and last traded at $231.87, with a volume of 3789722 shares. The stock had previously closed at $229.65.
The company has a market cap of $543.67 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.10, a P/E/G ratio of 3.49 and a beta of 0.84. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $228.00 and its 200-day moving average is $209.66.
(BRK.B) (NYSE:BRK.B) last announced its earnings results on Saturday, November 7th. The financial services provider reported $2.30 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.29 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $63.02 billion during the quarter. (BRK.B) had a net margin of 14.54% and a return on equity of 5.25%. As a group, research analysts predict that (BRK.B) (NYSE:BRK.B) will post 9.4 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc, through its subsidiaries, engages in insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses. It provides property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance and reinsurance; and operates railroad systems in North America. The company also generates, transmits, stores, and distributes electricity from natural gas, coal, wind, solar, hydro, nuclear, and geothermal sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets.
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