Is Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway a Buy?

Berkshire has benefited from Warren Buffett's magic touch since 1970 but the company has found it harder going in recent years - and the Sage of Omaha isn't getting any younger

Andrew Willis 9 December, 2019 | 10:49AM
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Berkshire Hathaway is the investment vehicle run by legendary investors Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, but is it an active fund or a just a stock? There’s no doubt that there’s some strategic, active asset management at play with Berkshire, but it’s still one company, exposed to individual stock-specific risks. It’s a stock that holds many companies and has excellent active management that many people like, but still, just a stock.

Four-star-rated Berkshire (BRK.B) has built itself a wide moat, with an edge up on the competition thanks to influential majority holdings and an array of exclusive privately held companies, particularly in the insurance space.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class A427,701.00 USD0.96Rating
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B284.21 USD0.91Rating

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Andrew Willis  Andrew Willis is a content analyst at Morningstar Canada