|Bid||0.00 x 1200|
|Ask||336,000.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||299,440.00 - 302,405.62|
|52 Week Range||280,428.00 - 335,900.00|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.90|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||7.97|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||376,667.00|
Moody's Investors Service has affirmed the Aa1 insurance financial strength (IFS) ratings of US-based General Reinsurance Corporation and German-based General Reinsurance AG, major operating subsidiaries of General Re Corporation (General Re). General Re is wholly owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire, long-term issuer rating Aa2 stable, NYSE: BRK).
California air quality regulators voted on Friday to require that transit buses have zero emissions beginning in 2029, another step by the liberal-leaning state that sets it apart from the environmental policies of the Trump administration. The California Air Resources Board voted unanimously on the proposal to ramp up the use of battery electric or fuel-cell buses until 2029, at which point all new transit buses will have to be zero-emission vehicles. The move away from diesel buses will be a boon to companies such as Chinese automaker BYD , backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc and Silicon Valley startup Proterra Inc, which have bet that zero-emissions buses will eventually catch on.
How much is Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) really worth? The situation has only been made more difficult by the introduction of the recent accounting standards, which means profits and losses on Berkshire's gigantic equity portfolio are included in the operating results. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Sign with BRK.A. Click here to check it out.
Buying Kraft Heinz (KHC) after its stock price had fallen from its peak earlier this year with an attractive 3.7% dividend yield kicker was a mistake. Assuming that the company's share price would, at some point, stabilize and recover due to its stable, positive cash flow and significant investment stakes by both 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B), was the key to making this mistake. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with KHC.
There's no pinpointing when the next market crash might hit, but these three stocks have characteristics that make the prospect of a downturn less daunting.
The words "Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)" and "tech stocks" did not often previously appear in the same sentence together, but that has changed in recent years. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with UNFI. The sector grew to encompass 27.7% of his portfolio in the third quarter, its largest representation in nine years of data.
The last few years for drug-maker Teva Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TEVA) haven’t exactly been that wonderful. TEVA stock has plunged on a series of mishaps and issues. In fact, TEVA has fallen enough that America’s favorite value investor, Warren Buffett, has taken a huge interest in the stock over the last few quarters.
In the first quarter of 2016, Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)'s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) started buying shares of Apple (AAPL). This was a surprising move, as many people who follow Buffett will know that he has historically stayed away from the tech sector, one he has repeatedly said that he does not understand. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Sign with AAPL.
Earlier this year I wrote on Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)'s IBM (IBM) expedition. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Sign with BRK.A. Click here to check it out. How much did Buffett lose?
Warning! GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Sign with BRK.A. Click here to check it out. Not only has the portfolio grown in size, but it has also expanded into different industries and sectors, which are arguably outside Buffett's circle of competence -- or at least they would have been a decade ago. Only a few quarters ago, the very idea that Buffett would be buying Apple (AAPL) to include it in his portfolio would have been seen as outrageous.
The power and greed of billionaires in the United States is threatening the country. "We live in a nation owned and controlled by a small number of multi-billionaires whose greed, incredible greed, insatiable greed, is having an unbelievably negative impact on the fabric of our entire country," Sanders told Paul Jay , CEO and senior editor of The Real News Network , in an interview posted Thursday. Sanders, who has become a political figurehead for the liberal end of the Democratic Party, said billionaires and their greed are to blame for any number of social problems in the United States.
Moody's Investors Service has affirmed the Aa1 insurance financial strength (IFS) ratings of US-based General Reinsurance Corporation and German-based General Reinsurance AG, major operating subsidiaries of General Re Corporation (General Re). General Re is wholly owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire, long-term issuer rating Aa2 stable, NYSE: BRK). The rating affirmation reflects General Re's strong market presence, good product and geographic diversification, solid capitalization and support from Berkshire and affiliates, according to Moody's. General Re ranks among the world's dozen largest reinsurers based on gross premiums written, and it has a good balance of property/casualty and life/health business.
Warren Buffett first bought shares of Berkshire Hathaway 56 years ago. Was it the best investment of all time, or was it a mistake, as Buffett himself has often described it?
American farmers are being hit not once but twice by the Trump administration’s trade war. Retaliatory tariffs imposed by the country’s trading partners have already led to a pile-up of unsold crops — and now the metal bins needed to store the produce have soared in price thanks to US tariffs on foreign steel. Inventories of soyabeans would more than double in the coming year, the US department of agriculture said this week, part of an overall rise in grain and oilseed stocks of 2m tonnes to 104m tonnes.
Last month, Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google set up a new healthcare unit, Google Health, which unifies its various digital health initiatives. Included in the Google Health unit is a healthcare-focused team that previously operated under Google’s British artificial intelligence subsidiary, DeepMind.
At the end of October, I speculated that after recent declines, Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) had been buying back shares in his conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B), throughout the third quarter of 2017. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Sign with BRK.B. Click here to check it out. At the time of writing, I didn't really have much evidence to support my thesis apart from some comments Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) made when being interviewed by CNBC.
If you have ever wanted to copy Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) in building your own portfolio with a similar makeup to that of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B), now seems to be the best time in the past 12 months to do so. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Sign with BRK.A. Click here to check it out. Indeed, over the past four weeks, some of Berkshire Hathaway's and largest investments have declined in value to levels not seen for over 12 months.