(BRK.B) (NYSE:BRK.B) Sets New 52-Week High at $232.28

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(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.

About (BRK.B) (NYSE:BRK.B)

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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