|Bid||0.00 x 1400|
|Ask||0.00 x 1000|
|Day's Range||331,015.34 - 333,860.00|
|52 Week Range||270,250.00 - 334,560.00|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||11.48|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||362,750.00|
The U.S. conglomerate’s timely investments in railroads and insurance have helped make it the fifth-largest U.S. company by market value.
The authors reported he often bought for four to six times pretax earnings and ended up with companies that would provide immediate pretax returns of 16% to 25%. Buffett was using the same type of reasoning that he did when buying just a piece of a public company. Among those family companies were Nebraska Furniture Mart and See's Candies.
Naturally, Warren Buffett’s and his lieutenant stock picks are often at the top of most investors must see list. While it’s not Buffett’s first foray with owning Goldman, it is his biggest outright purchase of GS stock. The truth is, Goldman Sachs could be quickly becoming a great Buffett pick.
Both companies have benefitted from wealthy passengers wanting greater access to private jet travel, while avoiding the headaches and costs that come with plane ownership.
Warning! GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Sign with GM. Return on shareholders' equity: Also known as "book value," this metric is defined as "a company's total assets minus its total liabilities." The number can be found by reading a company's balance sheet, whether quarterly or annually. Writing in 2002, the authors said the market's annual return on shareholders' equity averaged 12% over the previous 50 years.
The following stocks are currently in the midst of strong uptrends according to VantagePoint, an AI charting platform that uses intermarket analysis and artificial intelligence to predict future price action 1-3 days in advance. For a more detailed look at VantagePoint's charts, click here. Despite some brief periods of red, the stock has continued to rise slowly and steadily to its highest price in three years.
Does Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) have what it takes to be a top stock pick for momentum investors? Let's find out.
These billionaire investors are buying up shares of United Technologies, PG&E, and Berkshire Hathaway. Here's why you might want to consider them as well.
The legendary investor has continued to be a net buyer of stocks and has made a point to add to some of his favorite positions lately.
Eastern US railroad CSX (CSX) posted 5.4% YoY (year-over-year) growth in carload traffic in week 36. Compared to 64,900 railcars excluding intermodal units in the same week last year, CSX moved 68,400 railcars in the comparable period this year. CSX’s carload traffic gains were much higher compared to rival Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) 1.2% YoY gains in week 36. The former’s carload gains were almost double the percentage of US railroads’ 2.6% YoY average gains in the week.
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Major railroad BNSF Railway (BRK.B) reported a 1.5% YoY (year-over-year) rise in its carload traffic in week 36. The Berkshire Hathaway-owned railroad carried ~99,100 railcars excluding intermodal traffic in the week compared to ~97,700 units in week 36 last year.
Once again, the paid advertising platform of Facebook, Inc. ( FB) has prompted an intense backlash. The suit alleges that Facebook selectively targets the destinations of its job advertisements in order to preference users by age and sex categories expressly chosen by employers.
The most extreme (and best-known) example of this is Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B). Warning! GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Sign with BRK.A. Click here to check it out. Ever since Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) has owned the business, Berkshire Hathaway has been an extremely frugal enterprise, only deploying capital where it sees the best opportunities for growth and not wasting money on unneeded corporate perks.
came at a convenient time for Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the gregarious founder of Indian fintech group Paytm. “This investment will put to rest all doubts about our ability to make money,” Mr Sharma told local media after the announcement on August 28.
Is Elon Musk’s electric-car maker Tesla the best, the worst or a merely middling performer on environmental issues? Is Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway one of the worst-governed big U.S. companies? Is General Motors one of the most socially aware businesses, or one of the least?
On Monday, GuruFocus' High Quality Screener listed three biotechnology companies that offer good potential ahead of the fourth quarter: Biogen Inc. (BIIB), Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) and Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO). Warning! GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with ORCL. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A)(BRK-B) CEO Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) has stressed several times that key investing criteria include predictable earnings and strong economic moat.
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) famously doesn't pay dividends - it has better ways to use its cash - but Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett sure loves collecting them. The great majority of the stocks in Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio are dividend payers. And, indeed, all of Berkshire's top 10 holdings - from Apple (AAPL) to Moody's Corporation (MCO) to Southwest Airlines (LUV) - pay dividends. Yields on these names are another matter. Buffett doesn't reach for yield any more than he chases performance. Apple, his favorite stock by far, sports of dividend yield of just 1.3% these days. It's not that Buffett is automatically allergic to above-average yields. (The dividend yield on the S&P 500 currently stands at 1.81%, according to Birinyi Associates.) Heck, the yields on Berkshires highest-yielding dividend stocks are anywhere from more-than-respectable to generous. There just aren't all that many big yielders. After excluding names that are now negligible parts of Berkshire's portfolio - for example, Verizon (VZ) or Sanofi (SNY) - these are the five Warren Buffett stocks with the highest dividend yields. SEE ALSO: 16 High-Yielding Monthly Dividend Payers
What I have noticed over the past few years when writing about the investment world and strategies of famous investors is that every so often, around every six months, an article is published claiming that value investing is about to make a dramatic comeback. Every time, these articles use reasonably similar arguments to justify why value investing is about to regain traction. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Sign with BRK.A. Click here to check it out.
Ten years after Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, the investment bank's failure is a reminder of some of the dysfunctions in the financial and regulatory apparatus that brought the world to the edge of the abyss -- and of dysfunctions that still exist today.