Berkshire Hathaway Inc.(BRK-B) Stock Research - Grey Stern Research
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B) Stock Analysis

$416.94 (0.92%)

BRK-B Financial Performance


Use the table below to view Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s financial profile. This data is gathers from the latest available financial statements. Annual data is taken from the trailing 12 months of statements. All numbers are reported in US Dollars and so any foreign currencies are converted to USD so comparison's can be done.

Based on Financial Statements from Q4 - 2023

Metric Value Ranking among Peers
Price $413.12 -
52 Week Low $317.71 -
52 Week High $430.00 -
Market Cap $893.5 Billion 1/8
Gross Margin 100% 1/8
Profit Margin 29% 2/8
EBITDA margin -13% 8/8
Q4 - 2023 Revenue $130.2 Billion 1/8
Q4 - 2023 Earnings $37.6 Billion 1/8
Q4 - 2023 Free Cash Flow $8.7 Billion 1/8
Trailing 4 Quarters Revenue $469.1 Billion 1/8
Trailing 4 Quarters Earnings $96.2 Billion 1/8
Quarterly Earnings Growth 107% 2/8
Annual Earnings Growth 853% 1/8
Quarterly Revenue Growth 67% 1/8
Annual Revenue Growth 52% 1/8
Cash On Hand $38.0 Billion 1/8
Short Term Debt $5.3 Billion 1/8
Long Term Debt $122.9 Billion 1/8

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Financial Metrics


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Valuation Metrics

Metric Value Ranking among Peers
PE 9.29 7/8
PS 1.90 3/8
PB 1.57 6/8
PC 23.50 5/8
Liabilities to Equity 0.89 7/8
ROA 0.09 1/8
ROE 0.17 5/8
Current Ratio 2.14 1/8
Quick Ratio 0.34 3/8
Long Term Debt to Equity 0.22 6/8
Debt to Equity 0.23 6/8
Burn Rate -1.21 6/8
Cash to Cap 0.04 4/8
CCR 0.23 6/8
EV to EBITDA -60.25 5/8
EV to Revenue 2.10 3/8

Company Details

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses worldwide. 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, hydroelectric, nuclear, and geothermal sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, liquefied natural gas facilities, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets. In addition, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals, metal cutting tools, and components for aerospace and power generation applications; flooring products; insulation, roofing, and engineered products; building and engineered components; paints and coatings; and bricks and masonry products, as well as offers manufactured and site-built home construction, and related lending and financial services. Further, it provides recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products, as well as alkaline batteries; castings, forgings, fasteners/fastener systems, and aerostructures; and seamless pipes, fittings, downhole casing and tubing, and mill forms. Additionally, the company distributes televisions and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers logistics services, grocery and foodservice distribution services, and professional aviation training and shared aircraft ownership programs. It also retails automobiles; furniture, bedding, and accessories; household appliances, electronics, and computers; jewelry, watches, crystal, china, stemware, flatware, gifts, and collectibles; kitchenware; and motorcycle apparel and equipment. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

CEO: Mr. Warren E. Buffett

Website: https://www.berkshirehathaway.com

Address: 3555 Farnam Street Omaha, NE

Exchange: New York Stock Exchange

Industry: Insurance—Diversified

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Peer Analysis


A useful and more reliable way of seeing the health of a company is to compare it to other companies operating in the same sector. Below is our list of companies which we rank are the closest peers to Berkshire Hathaway Inc.. If you feel that peers should be added or removed from this list please contact us. To run an in-depth peer analysis which compares many financial metrics click on the link below.

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Equitable Holdings, Inc. EQH $13.2 Billion
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Income Statement
Balance Sheet
Cash Flow Statement
BRK-B Income Statements
Quarter Year Revenue Earnings
Q4 2023 $ 130.2 Billion $37.6 Billion
Q3 2023 $ 93.2 Billion -$12.8 Billion
Q2 2023 $ 125.6 Billion $35.9 Billion
Q1 2023 $ 120.2 Billion $35.5 Billion
Q4 2022 $ 78.2 Billion $18.2 Billion
Q3 2022 $ 76.9 Billion -$2.7 Billion
Q2 2022 $ 76.2 Billion -$43.8 Billion
Q1 2022 $ 70.8 Billion $5.5 Billion

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BRK-B Balance Sheets
Quarter Year Cash & Equivalents Total Assets Total Debt Total Equity
Q4 2023 $38.0 Billion $1.1 Trillion $128.3 Billion $570.8 Billion
Q3 2023 $0 $85.8 Billion $0 $534.7 Billion
Q2 2023 $50.1 Billion $1.0 Trillion $125.3 Billion $539.9 Billion
Q1 2023 $26.7 Billion $997.1 Billion $123.6 Billion $504.6 Billion
Q4 2022 $35.8 Billion $948.5 Billion $122.7 Billion $472.4 Billion
Q3 2022 $28.9 Billion $373.5 Billion $0 -$65.1 Billion
Q2 2022 $26.5 Billion $360.6 Billion $0 -$79.6 Billion
Q1 2022 $35.5 Billion $355.3 Billion $0 -$97.3 Billion

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BRK-B Cash Flow Statements
Quarter Year freeCashFlow capitalExpenditure netChangeInCash
Q4 2023 $8.7 Billion -$5.7 Billion $7.0 Billion
Q3 2023 $3.3 Billion $0 $3.3 Billion
Q2 2023 $7.7 Billion -$4.7 Billion $23.4 Billion
Q1 2023 $5.0 Billion -$3.7 Billion -$9.1 Billion
Q4 2022 $5.6 Billion -$4.6 Billion $3.0 Billion
Q3 2022 $7.6 Billion -$4.1 Billion -$55.4 Billion
Q2 2022 $4.8 Billion -$3.7 Billion -$57.5 Billion
Q1 2022 $3.7 Billion -$3.1 Billion -$49.0 Billion

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