Apple Plunge Deepens Warren Buffett's Book Value Woes

Apple dropped to as low as US$144.51 in extended trading trimming the value of Warren Buffett’s stake by about US$3

Apple dropped to as low as US$144.51 in extended trading trimming the value of Warren Buffett’s stake by about US$3

Apple stock sank after the market reopened and investors were able to trade on this news, ending the day down 10% in response. Both upward and downward levels do not crop up frequently - 80 and 20 and 90 and 10.

Why should bad news for Apple turn into almost as bad news for Berkshire Hathaway stock?

Berkshire's businesses were a cushion during the global financial crisis in 2008, when book value per share fell just 9.6 percent.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in various business activities. The relative strength index of the stock stands 51.16. This performance is snap optimistic view of last week.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Berkshire Hathaway from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, December 10th. The stock has shown a ninety days performance of -5.58% and a six months performance stand at 7.97%. NYSE:BRK.A is 1.329303. The Price to book ratio is the current share price of a company divided by the book value per share. To calculate EPS, you take the profits left over for shareholders and divide by the number of shares outstanding. This ratio is calculated as follows: Net debt (Total debt minus Cash ) / Market value of the company. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. Indeed, as of November, Apple shares made up 26% of all of the stock that Berkshire Hathaway owned - a proportion twice as large as Berkshire's possession stake in another public firm. It helps potential investors determine if the firm is using it's invested capital to return profits. The higher the volume during the price move, the more significant the progress. (BRK-B) is 8.07. BRK-B has price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.92. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Value is a helpful tool in determining if a company is undervalued or not. As of now, BRK-B has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 2.07, 8.07 and 0 respectively. Investors may choose to compare companies that share the same sector in order to get a truer sense of how it stacks up to the competition.

Some other notable ratios include the Accrual Ratio of 0.269497, the Altman Z score of 2.137639, a Montier C-Score of 3.00000 and a Value Composite rank of 30.

The stock has observed its SMA50 which is now -2.29%. Berkshire Hathaway had a return on equity of 6.20% and a net margin of 25.50%. As earnings season kicks off, investors will be closely following the companies that manage to beat expectations by a wide margin. (BRK-B) stock is moving with downswing trend. One of the most popular ratios is the "Return on Assets" (aka ROA). A performance measure used to estimate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the ability of some different investments. There may be many price targets for only protection. (NYSE:RS) is 5.927235. This ratio is found by taking the current share price and dividing by earnings per share.

Stock volatility is a percentage that indicates whether a stock is a desirable purchase. Beta element is utilized to gauge the unpredictability of the stock. The Volatility 3m is a similar percentage determined by the daily log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over 3 months.

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