2 Things About Warren Buffett Every Investor Should Know Right Now

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Warren Buffett and his company Berkshire Hathaway are, arguably, having their most success ever. To see why, just take a quick look at the 2 facts compiled below:

1. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is currently trading at new all‒time highs. Both the class A  and class B shares are hitting levels that were considered unimaginable only 5 years ago. As of Wednesday’s close, one class A share of Berkshire Hathaway cost $199,609.00. Here is a long term chart showing the historic move to new all time highs:

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2. Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett have a record amount of cash on hand. The following chart was created at Bloomberg using Berkshire Hathaway filings. At the current moment, Berkshire Hathaway has more than $55 billion in cash and equivalents. How will Buffett use this dry powder? Will he purchase more companies?  Or will he return the money to shareholders?:

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