Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Berkshire Hathaway earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 44.5014650966571 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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

Shares of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B) traded down 0.29% on Wednesday, reaching $187.46. 2,750,551 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Berkshire Hathaway has a one year low of $141.92 and a one year high of $188.20. The stock has a market cap of $308.18 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.21. The company’s 50 day moving average is $181.62 and its 200-day moving average is $172.25.

Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Berkshire Hathaway from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 23rd.

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