Berkshire Hathaway Inc. - Class B Shares Climb 0.2% Past Previous 52-Week High - Market Mover

The shares rose 0.2% higher than its previous 52-week high of $267.50, with trading volume lower than its 30 day average

Apr 08, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. - Class B Shares Climb 0.2% Past Previous 52-Week High - Market Mover
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. - Class B shares closed 0.2% higher than its previous 52 week high, giving the company a market cap of $611B. The stock is currently up 14.7% year-to-date, up 37.2% over the past 12 months, and up 88.7% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.9%, and the S&P 500 rose 2.7%.

Trading Activity

  • Trading volume this week was 4.2% higher than the 20-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 0.8.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was above 70, indicating it may be overbought.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates an upward trend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger band, indicating it may be oversold.

Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price is the same as the S&P 500 Index , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price is the same as the Dow Jones Industrial Average , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price is the same as the performance of its peers in the Financials industry sector , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. - Class B0.714.737.2-0.259.8
Dow Jones Industrial Average-0.111.045.3-0.749.9
S&P 500 Index0.010.450.3-0.852.9
Financials0.616.143.20.165.1

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date lags the peer average by -55.4%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months lags the peer average by -46.8%
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. - Class BBRK.B014.737.2-0.259.8
Peer AvgN/A39.833.070.0-4.662.7
Walmart IncWMT29.1-2.616.6-8.121.1
Exxon Mobil Corp.XOM-10.537.840.2-9.390.0
Chevron Corp.CVX-35.821.927.5-7.961.6
Union Pacific Corp.UNP27.87.752.4-0.960.0
General Electric Co.GE22.926.091.4-5.6149.7
3M Co.MMM21.314.238.9-0.456.7
Lee Enterprises, Inc.LEE223.9126.1222.7

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