News stories about Berkshire Hathaway (NASDAQ:BRK-A) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Berkshire Hathaway earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 43.9605308747578 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Separately, UBS AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $291,000.00 price objective on shares of Berkshire Hathaway in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th.

Shares of Berkshire Hathaway (NASDAQ BRK-A) traded up 0.61% on Friday, hitting $270000.00. The stock had a trading volume of 252 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $257,188.00 and its 200 day moving average price is $252,070.00. The firm has a market cap of $443.88 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.69. Berkshire Hathaway has a 12 month low of $213,030.00 and a 12 month high of $270,000.00.

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