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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) [hlAlert]

up 47.12 %

Berkshire Hathaway rank: 2

Posted on: Friday,  Mar 7, 2008  2:37 AM ET by Top 20 Most Admired Companies

Top 20 Most Admired Companies rated Buy Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A) on 01/01/2008, when the stock price was $139300.00.
Since then, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has gained 47.12% as of 08/27/2015's recent price of $204940.00.
If you would have followed this Top 20 Most Admired Companies's recommendation on BRK.A, you would have gained 47.12% of your investment in 2795 days.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire) is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of business activities. The most important of these are insurance businesses conducted on both a primary basis and a reinsurance basis. Berkshire also owns and operates a number of other businesses engaged in a variety of activities. Berkshire?s insurance and reinsurance business activities are conducted through over 60 domestic and foreign-based insurance entities. In March 2008, it acquired 60% of Marmon Holdings, Inc. (Marmon). In November 2008, White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (White Mountains) completed its exchange with Berkshire of runoff businesses. Berkshire exchanged about 95% of its interest in White Mountains for 100% of a White Mountains subsidiary, whose holdings consist of Commercial Casualty Insurance Co. and International American Group Inc.

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Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
1/1/2008 4:00 PM Buy
as of 12/24/2008
1 Week down  -2.27 %
1 Month down  -0.28 %
3 Months up  2.31 %
1 YTD down  -33.11 %

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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