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

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $116.20, above its previous 52-week high of $115.98 with 457,118 shares traded as of 9:55 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Berkshire Hathaway has a market cap of $130.67 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 28.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Berkshire Hathaway as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Berkshire Hathaway Ratings Report.

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