I believe the upcoming investors' meeting on May 4th will act as a catalyst to boost this stock. So, get in before this date. Here is the main reason why I bought Berkshire stock in 2010: " What is Berkshire really? An investment company? An insurer? A retail conglomerate? It's actually all of those things, and more. Investing in Berkshire in many ways is similar to investing in a high-quality mutual fund that provides exposure to many different industries all at once. " 'nuff said .