Berkshire Hathaway Reaches New 52-Week High (BRK.A)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $123802, above its previous 52-week high of $123578 with 1,244 shares traded as of 3:45 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 600 shares over the past 30 days.

Berkshire Hathaway has a market cap of $113.78 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 6.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. Through its subsidiaries, the firm primarily engages in the insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks business. Berkshire Hathaway was founded in 1889 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Berkshire Hathaway as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, premium valuation and poor profit margins. You can view the full Berkshire Hathaway Ratings Report.

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