Press coverage about Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Berkshire Hathaway earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.093224645161 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Berkshire Hathaway Q3 Profit Down – Update (markets.businessinsider.com)
- [$$] Berkshire Results Slide on $3 Billion in Disaster Losses (finance.yahoo.com)
- Warren Buffett Makes a Case for Conglomerates (finance.yahoo.com)
- [$$] Berkshire Hathaway takes $3bn hit from natural disasters (finance.yahoo.com)
- Insurance loss from disasters cuts profits at Buffett's firm (finance.yahoo.com)
Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Berkshire Hathaway from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd.
Shares of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B) opened at $187.27 on Friday. Berkshire Hathaway has a 1 year low of $142.35 and a 1 year high of $190.68.
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