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Market Price

209.12 

-0.26 -0.1%

as of Oct 16 '19

52 Week Range:

186.10 223.59


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., through its subsidiaries engages in insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses. It provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as life, accident, and health 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. In addition, it offers real estate brokerage services; and leases transportation equipment and furniture. Further, the company manufactures boxed chocolates and other confectionery products; specialty chemicals, metal cutting tools, and components for aerospace and power generation applications; flooring, insulation, roofing and engineered, building and engineered components, paints and coatings, and bricks and masonry products, as well as offers homebuilding and manufactured housing finance; recreational vehicles, apparel products, jewelry, and custom picture framing products; and alkaline batteries. Additionally, it manufactures castings, forgings, fasteners/fastener systems, and aerostructures; titanium, steel, and nickel; and seamless pipes and fittings. The company distributes newspapers, televisions, and information; franchises and services quick service restaurants; distributes electronic components; and offers logistics services, grocery and foodservice distribution services, professional aviation training programs, and fractional aircraft ownership programs. In addition, it retails automobiles; furniture, bedding, and accessories; household appliances, electronics, and computers; jewelry, watches, crystal, china, stemware, flatware, gifts, and collectibles; kitchenware; and motorcycle accessories. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Equity (BVPS) 46.70
56.32
63.64
64.60
76.14
84.50
96.36
100.72
109.17
124.95
152.60
growth rate 20.6% 13.0% 1.5% 17.9% 11.0% 14.0% 4.5% 8.4% 14.5% 22.1%
Earnings BIT 31,597.00
30,928.00
38,181.00
36,299.00
25,210.00
10,021.00
growth rate -2.1% 23.5% -4.9% -30.6% -60.3%
Avg.PE 18.94
14.29
18.00
27.77
8.02
growth rate -24.6% 26.0% 54.3% -71.1%
ROA 1.85
2.85
3.87
2.68
3.62
4.27
3.93
4.47
4.10
6.79
0.57
growth rate 54.1% 35.8% -30.8% 35.1% 18.0% -8.0% 13.7% -8.3% 65.6% -91.6%
ROE 4.34
6.70
8.99
6.37
8.41
9.51
8.60
9.72
8.94
14.24
1.15
growth rate 54.4% 34.2% -29.1% 32.0% 13.1% -9.6% 13.0% -8.0% 59.3% -91.9%
Leverage 2.45
2.27
2.37
2.38
2.28
2.19
2.19
2.16
2.19
2.02
2.03
growth rate -7.4% 4.4% 0.4% -4.2% -4.0% 0.0% -1.4% 1.4% -7.8% 0.5%
Balance Sheet Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 10,328.00
21,852.00
23,303.00
27,097.00
32,923.00
35,230.00
growth rate 111.6% 6.6% 16.3% 21.5% 7.0%
Acct.Payable 0.00
29,005.00
29,636.00
33,453.00
35,821.00
37,075.00
growth rate 2.2% 12.9% 7.1% 3.5%
Cur.Assets 108,031.00
119,824.00
142,636.00
167,014.00
166,788.00
growth rate 10.9% 19.0% 17.1% -0.1%
Total Assets 484,931.00
525,867.00
552,257.00
620,854.00
702,095.00
707,794.00
growth rate 8.4% 5.0% 12.4% 13.1% 0.8%
Cash 48,186.00
60,975.00
60,049.00
27,520.00
31,583.00
30,361.00
growth rate 26.5% -1.5% -54.2% 14.8% -3.9%
Inventory 10,236.00
11,916.00
15,727.00
17,366.00
19,069.00
growth rate 16.4% 32.0% 10.4% 9.8%
Cur.Liabilities 0.00
35,504.00
37,023.00
42,880.00
44,820.00
52,722.00
growth rate 4.3% 15.8% 4.5% 17.6%
Liabilities 263,041.00
282,840.00
293,630.00
335,426.00
350,141.00
355,294.00
growth rate 7.5% 3.8% 14.2% 4.4% 1.5%
LT Debt 72,224.00
66,321.00
70,349.00
82,297.00
96,267.00
85,278.00
growth rate -8.2% 6.1% 17.0% 17.0% -11.4%
Equity 221,890.00
240,170.00
255,550.00
282,070.00
348,296.00
348,703.00
growth rate 8.2% 6.4% 10.4% 23.5% 0.1%
Common Shares 2,347.00
2,327.00
2,453.00
2,475.00
2,477.00
2,465.00
2,465.00
2,465.00
2,466.00
2,467.00
2,466.00
growth rate -0.9% 5.4% 0.9% 0.1% -0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures 15,185.00
16,082.00
12,954.00
11,708.00
14,537.00
growth rate 5.9% -19.5% -9.6% 24.2%
Cash Dividends 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
growth rate
Cash From OA 27,704.00
32,010.00
31,491.00
32,647.00
45,728.00
37,400.00
growth rate 15.5% -1.6% 3.7% 40.1% -18.2%
FCF per Share 2.17
4.69
4.82
5.12
4.51
6.17
7.14
6.16
7.62
13.38
8.71
growth rate 116.1% 2.8% 6.2% -11.9% 36.8% 15.7% -13.7% 23.7% 75.6% -34.9%
Sale Purchase of Stock 0.00
-1,265.00
-233.00
112.00
growth rate 0.0% 100.0%
FCF 5,114.00
10,909.00
11,915.00
12,285.00
11,175.00
16,617.00
16,825.00
15,409.00
19,581.00
34,068.00
22,863.00
growth rate 113.3% 9.2% 3.1% -9.0% 48.7% 1.3% -8.4% 27.1% 74.0% -32.9%
Income Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Sales 182,150.00
189,692.00
200,060.00
215,865.00
240,651.00
247,537.00
growth rate 4.1% 5.5% 7.9% 11.5% 2.9%
Op.Income 19,845.00
30,928.00
38,181.00
36,299.00
25,210.00
10,021.00
growth rate 55.9% 23.5% -4.9% -30.6% -60.3%
IBT 28,796.00
28,105.00
34,946.00
33,667.00
23,838.00
4,001.00
growth rate -2.4% 24.3% -3.7% -29.2% -83.2%
Net Income 19,476.00
19,872.00
24,083.00
24,074.00
44,940.00
4,021.00
growth rate 2.0% 21.2% 0.0% 86.7% -91.1%
EPS 2.13
3.46
5.29
4.14
5.98
7.90
8.06
9.77
9.76
18.22
1.63
growth rate 62.4% 52.9% -21.7% 44.4% 32.1% 2.0% 21.2% -0.1% 86.7% -91.1%
Gross Profit 30,928.00
38,181.00
36,299.00
25,210.00
10,021.00
growth rate 23.5% -4.9% -30.6% -60.3%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Earnings BIT 15,213.00
23,645.00
-28,013.00
28,470.00
18,627.00
growth rate 55.4% -100.0% 100.0% -34.6%
Balance Sheet Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Acct.Receivable 31,280.00
31,884.00
35,230.00
37,170.00
37,582.00
growth rate 1.9% 10.5% 5.5% 1.1%
Acct.Payable 37,277.00
38,367.00
37,075.00
33,698.00
34,534.00
growth rate 2.9% -3.4% -9.1% 2.5%
Cur.Assets 172,933.00
166,951.00
166,788.00
171,348.00
180,413.00
growth rate -3.5% -0.1% 2.7% 5.3%
Total Assets 711,932.00
736,459.00
707,794.00
738,724.00
760,108.00
growth rate 3.5% -3.9% 4.4% 2.9%
Cash 61,281.00
39,803.00
30,361.00
26,139.00
44,634.00
growth rate -35.1% -23.7% -13.9% 70.8%
Inventory 16,194.00
16,793.00
19,069.00
19,454.00
19,834.00
growth rate 3.7% 13.6% 2.0% 2.0%
Cur.Liabilities 102,771.00
104,925.00
52,722.00
96,241.00
100,007.00
growth rate 2.1% -49.8% 82.5% 3.9%
Liabilities 350,174.00
357,040.00
355,294.00
366,133.00
373,717.00
growth rate 2.0% -0.5% 3.1% 2.1%
LT Debt 82,603.00
83,353.00
85,278.00
93,283.00
95,646.00
growth rate 0.9% 2.3% 9.4% 2.5%
Equity 358,094.00
375,606.00
348,703.00
368,877.00
382,544.00
growth rate 4.9% -7.2% 5.8% 3.7%
Common Shares 8.00
8.00
8.00
8.00
8.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Capital Expenditures 3,740.00
3,711.00
4,497.00
3,151.00
3,596.00
growth rate -0.8% 21.2% -29.9% 14.1%
Cash Dividends
growth rate
Cash From OA 8,535.00
10,464.00
10,845.00
7,577.00
9,185.00
growth rate 22.6% 3.6% -30.1% 21.2%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF 4,795.00
6,753.00
6,348.00
4,426.00
5,589.00
growth rate 40.8% -6.0% -30.3% 26.3%
Income Statement Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Sales 62,198.00
63,213.00
64,226.00
61,448.00
63,811.00
growth rate 1.6% 1.6% -4.3% 3.9%
Op.Income 15,213.00
23,645.00
-28,013.00
28,470.00
18,627.00
growth rate 55.4% -100.0% 100.0% -34.6%
IBT 15,098.00
23,147.00
-32,721.00
27,647.00
17,759.00
growth rate 53.3% -100.0% 100.0% -35.8%
Net Income 12,011.00
18,540.00
-25,392.00
21,661.00
14,073.00
growth rate 54.4% -100.0% 100.0% -35.0%
Gross Profit 15,213.00
23,645.00
-28,013.00
28,470.00
18,627.00
growth rate 55.4% -100.0% 100.0% -34.6%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

E (17.29)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (35.40)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 0.01 0.01 19.23
EPS / Growth 17,611.19 8.8%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 8.3%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 8.3% 8.5% 8.5%
Future PE 0.01 12.11 12.11
Future EPS 39,054.60 39,965.65 39,965.65
Value Price
MOS %
96.54
-53.8%
119,603.81
57,093.9%
119,603.81
57,093.9%
MOS Price 48.27 59,801.90 59,801.90
IRT 0.00 0.00 0.00

Graham Number:

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