Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact BRK-B (BRK-B) Share Price
Headlines about BRK-B (NASDAQ:BRK-B) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BRK-B earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.30833140896 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- What Led Union Pacific’s Volume Growth in Week 43 (marketrealist.com)
- ‘Panic’ could set in after Saudi purge nabs ‘Warren Buffett of the Middle East’ (marketwatch.com)
- Helzberg Diamonds® Thinks Outside the Box this Holiday Season (finance.yahoo.com)
- Berkshire’s underwriting profit steak may be over (seekingalpha.com)
A number of brokerages have recently commented on BRK-B. BidaskClub lowered shares of BRK-B from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $210.00 target price on shares of BRK-B in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. Vetr raised shares of BRK-B to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $204.74 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $205.00 target price (up from $191.00) on shares of BRK-B in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. BRK-B has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $200.19.
BRK-B (NASDAQ BRK-B) opened at $186.50 on Wednesday.
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