BRK.B stock a hold in latest weekly rating.
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co (NYSE:BRK.B) is ranked as a Hold using the approach to investing of Louis Navellier and his Portfolio Grader stock evaluator. BRK.B has maintained this ranking for 3 months.
With a $445.8 billion market value, BRK.B ranks in the top 10% of its industry group, Diversified Financial Services, and in the top decile of sector group, Financials, in market value. From the perspective of investment attractiveness, the ranking for BRK.B by Portfolio Grader places it 8 among the 17 companies in this industry group, placing it in the top half; in the top half of the sector with a ranking of 376 among the 772 companies in the sector of its Financials sector, and number 1,825 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe.
Portfolio Grader currently ranks the Financials sector number 3 among the 12 sectors in its universe putting it in the top half of all the GICS sectors. The Diversified Financial Services industry group is ranked 18 among the 69 industry groups within the GICS sectors, placing it near the average in terms of the Navellier scoring system.
Within the Portfolio Grader stock ranking system Berkshire Hathaway Energy has achieved above-average scores in 0 of the 8 fundamental metrics used by Portfolio Grader and average or below-average scores in 8 of the areas evaluated in the ranking of company stocks.
The company’s operational scores are below the industry norms for sales growth, operating margin, and earnings growth. Scores for visibility of earnings are worse than the industry norms for earnings revisions, earnings surprises, and earnings momentum. BRK.B’s grades for return on equity and cash flow are worse than its industry group average. Based on these fundamental scores, Berkshire Hathaway Energy places in the third quartile of the industry group.
Portfolio Grader quantitatively measures BRK.B’s shares using the Navellier Proprietary Quantitative Score. This metric looks at BRK.B’s shares from the angle of risk/reward. This unique scoring approach assesses the relative value of the company’s shares based on the current price of the shares relative to its peers, the market and risk associated with its industry and sector groups. Considering this risk/reward calculation, BRK.B currently scores above-average in its industry group compared to its peers.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results, with A being ‘strong buy’ and F being ‘strong sell’. Explore the tool here.
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