Is Berkshire Hathaway a good buy?
At first glance, Berkshire might not seem like a great buy.
For one thing, the stock significantly underperformed the S&P 500 in 2019 with a gain of 11% versus a total return of 31.5% for the benchmark index.
Is it a good time to buy Berkshire Hathaway?
It’s Probably the Best Time in a Decade to Buy Berkshire Hathaway. As markets continue to tumble, many investors are eagerly waiting for some indications legendary investor Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio), who has a strong track record of hunting for bargains during troubled times.
What has Berkshire Hathaway been buying?
Berkshire was also inactive in purchasing equities or entire businesses last year. There are plenty of things that Buffett could buy: blue-chip stocks like Alphabet (GOOGL), Microsoft (MSFT), Visa (V), and Costco Wholesale (COST).
Why Berkshire Hathaway stock is so expensive?
Berkshire Hathaway Class A continues to be the priciest stock in the US, sitting at roughly $300,000 a share. The high price is partially due to Warren Buffett’s decision to avoid splitting the stock, a move that increases the number of shares available while lowering their prices accordingly.