Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)

359.4 -0.63%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward P/B ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio low relative to industry peers
Cons
Stock price high relative to the 52-week range
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
Average analyst stock price below current stock price
High short interest

Pros

  1. BRK.B quarterly revenue growth was 21.40%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (-0.89% and 2.03%, respectively). See BRK.B revenue growth chart.
  2. BRK.B profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 7.56 percentage points. See BRK.B profitability chart.
  3. BRK.B Price/Book ratio is 0.00, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See BRK.B forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  4. BRK.B PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 0.90, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See BRK.B PEG chart.

Cons

  1. BRK.B stock price ($362.46) is close to the 52-week high ($363.73). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See BRK.B price chart.
  2. BRK.B forward P/E ratio is 19.88, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See BRK.B forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. BRK.B Price/Sales ratio is 2.37, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See BRK.B forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  4. BRK.B average analyst price target ($356.62) is below its current price ($362.46). See BRK.B price target chart.
  5. BRK.B short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.6. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See BRK.B short interest ratio chart.