2. As of noon trading, Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.A) is up $851.00 (0.6%) to $146,686.00 on light volume Thus far, 85 shares of Berkshire Hathaway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $146,100.00-$146,850.00 after having opened the day at $146,200.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $145,835.00.

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. Berkshire Hathaway has a market cap of $134.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 2184.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Berkshire Hathaway as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Berkshire Hathaway Ratings Report now.

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