Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)

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144.06 -0.26  -0.18% NYSE Apr 1, 1:51PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Berkshire Hathaway Price to Book Value:

1.401 for April 1, 2015

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April 1, 2015 1.401
March 31, 2015 1.403
March 30, 2015 1.420
March 27, 2015 1.399
March 26, 2015 1.391
March 25, 2015 1.396
March 24, 2015 1.403
March 23, 2015 1.415
March 20, 2015 1.415
March 19, 2015 1.409
March 18, 2015 1.420
March 17, 2015 1.408
March 16, 2015 1.420
March 13, 2015 1.40
March 12, 2015 1.416
March 11, 2015 1.395
March 10, 2015 1.392
March 9, 2015 1.421
March 6, 2015 1.413
March 5, 2015 1.420
March 4, 2015 1.409
March 3, 2015 1.419
March 2, 2015 1.430
Feb. 27, 2015 1.433
Feb. 26, 2015 1.442
Feb. 25, 2015 1.447
   
Feb. 24, 2015 1.448
Feb. 23, 2015 1.433
Feb. 20, 2015 1.446
Feb. 19, 2015 1.434
Feb. 18, 2015 1.446
Feb. 17, 2015 1.450
Feb. 13, 2015 1.442
Feb. 12, 2015 1.456
Feb. 11, 2015 1.455
Feb. 10, 2015 1.458
Feb. 9, 2015 1.450
Feb. 6, 2015 1.460
Feb. 5, 2015 1.455
Feb. 4, 2015 1.434
Feb. 3, 2015 1.442
Feb. 2, 2015 1.427
Jan. 30, 2015 1.399
Jan. 29, 2015 1.422
Jan. 28, 2015 1.408
Jan. 27, 2015 1.436
Jan. 26, 2015 1.456
Jan. 23, 2015 1.45
Jan. 22, 2015 1.46
Jan. 21, 2015 1.431
Jan. 20, 2015 1.445

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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BRK.B Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Wells Fargo 1.697
American Express 3.851
JPMorgan Chase 1.065

BRK.B Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.9510 Sep 22 2011
Maximum 1.502 Dec 18 2014
Average 1.235

BRK.B Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("BRK.B", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("BRK.B", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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