|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||210.42 - 215.99|
|52 Week Range||181.94 - 224.07|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.87|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||8.39|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||251.50|
Following the lead of successful investors could be a winning strategy, but get educated first.
Here’s what investors need to know about adding real estate to their portfolio, as well as why Warren Buffett spent an eleven-figure sum on bank stocks last quarter.
Banking on Citigroup (NYSE:C) stock has turned out to be a bad move. For the year so far, the return of Citigroup stock is an awful -17.3%. During the past ten years, C stock has posted an average annual return of -3.27%.
For the past nine years, our primary goal with the Ultimate Stock-Pickers concept has been to uncover investment ideas that reflect the most recent transactions of our grouping of top investment managers in a timely enough manner for investors to get some value from them. In cross-checking the most current valuation work and opinions of Morningstar's own cadre of stock analysts against the actions of some of the best equity managers in the business, we hope to uncover a few good ideas each quarter that investors can dig into a bit deeper to see if they warrant an investment. With 25 out of our 26 Ultimate Stock-Pickers having reported their holdings for the third quarter of 2018, we now have a good sense of what stocks piqued their interest during the period.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) closed the most recent trading day at $217.89, moving -0.24% from the previous trading session.
The Oracle of Omaha is at it again, making some noteworthy changes in the holdings of his company, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A, NYSE:BRK.B), thereby altering the outlook of Berkshire Hathaway stock. For other investors who are trying to obtain trading ideas, however, Berkshire’s quarterly report is always of interest. Warren Buffett isn’t nearly as concerned about sector diversification as the average investor is.
Is there anyone among the investing gurus who is as enigmatic as Charlie Munger (Trades, Portfolio)? Although best known as the sidekick of Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio), he is an outstanding investor in his own right and a complex intellectual. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with EQT.
The yet-to-be-named Amazon, Berkshire and J.P. Morgan employer health initiative has hired Dana Gelb Safran from Blue Cross Blue Shield in Massachusetts. Safran specializes in analyzing patient data to improve health. The joint health care venture by Amazon AMZN , Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan JPM has hired a well-known health insurance exec who specializes in analyzing data to improve patient health.
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock appears to have entered another slowdown. Disappointing iPhone sales have led key suppliers to cut their profit forecasts, worrying AAPL investors. One prominent fund, Appaloosa, sold its stake in AAPL stock.
Today I offer a compilation of the questions and answers that I think are the most interesting from the 1995 Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) annual meeting. Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio): The questions about incentive arrangements we have with managers or other situations, where we either advance capital to a wholly owned subsidiary or withdraw it, usually, that ties in with the compensation plan.
The US-China trade war, which President Trump referred to as a “skirmish” last month, has seen several ups and downs this year. To be fair, there have been more downs than ups in trade relations between the two sides. While there is no official start date for the trade spat, one could say that the Section 232 tariffs wherein President Trump imposed a 25% tariff on US steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum imports was the first major salvo.
A single industry now makes up more than 40% of Berkshire Hathaway’s stock portfolio. Why is Warren Buffett so confident that it’s a good place to invest?
JPMorgan Chase & Co's ( JPM) shares increased over 2% this week on news that the world's most famous investor, Warren Buffet and his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. ( BRK.A), had bought over 35 million shares of largest U.S. bank. The bank may also continue to face headwinds from a flat U.S. yield curve which may have a negative impact on interest income.
The embattled PG&E Corp. would face higher borrowing costs if its credit rating falls to junk following California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire. Climate change has made wildfires the new abnormal in the region, but now the fires themselves may make it harder to fight climate change. California has approved a series of measures to rein in carbon emissions, and will need PG&E’s help to achieve many of its goals.
In a volatile market, Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) stock has remained a bedrock of stability. Note that during the past ten years KO stock has posted an average annual return of 10.54%. Of course, past performance is no guarantee of future performance, but in the case of Coke it does look like there will continue to be steady growth.