Does This Provide a Reason to Buy Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A)? The Stock Has Formed Bullish Descending Triangle

June 17, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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The stock of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A) formed a descending triangle with $304883.56 target or 6.00 % above today’s $287626.00 share price. The 7 months triangle pattern indicates low risk for the $473.08 billion company. If the $304883.56 price target is reached, the company will be worth $28.38 billion more.
The descending triangle is in our view more reliable than the ascending one. The descending triangle pattern has break even failure rate for up and down breakouts of 7% and 16%, respectively. The average rise and decline is 47% and 16%. The throwback or so called pullback rates are: 37% and 54%. The stocks meeting their targets is high for this type of breakout: 84% and 54% percent.

The stock decreased 0.71% or $2043.91 during the last trading session, reaching $287626. About 337 shares traded or 17.42% up from the average. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) has risen 17.36% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.79% the S&P500.

More notable recent Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Warren Buffett Underestimates Warren Buffett” on May 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Warren Buffett’s Happy. And You Should Be Too” published on June 12, 2018, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Should You Buy These 3 Red-Hot Chinese Stocks?” on June 15, 2018. More interesting news about Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Here’s Why Warren Buffett Considered an Investment in Uber” published on June 05, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Buffett Keeps Buying Apple” with publication date: May 19, 2018.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., through its subsidiaries engages in insurance, freight rail transportation, and utility businesses. The company has market cap of $473.08 billion. It provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as life, accident, and health reinsurance; and operates railroad systems in North America. It has a 11.9 P/E ratio. The firm also generates, transmits, and distributes electricity primarily from solar, wind, geothermal, and hydro sources; operates natural gas distribution and storage facilities, interstate pipelines, and compressor and meter stations; and holds interest in coal mining assets.

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