How would you describe the business of Berkshire Hathaway?
My assignment is about cases in financial management I have uploaded the case file all you need to do is answer the best of your abilities these 8 questions after you read the case. please answer each question without leaving any parts out of the important thing is the information in the paper I’m not leaving any question.
|Case 1: “Warren E. Buffett, 2015,”|
1 -Who is Warren E. Buffett? How would you describe the business of Berkshire Hathaway?
2 -How well has Berkshire Hathaway performed? Over the long term? Recently?
3 – What is your assessment of Berkshire Hathaway’s investments in Buffett’s Big Four: American Express, Coca- Cola, Gillette, and Wells Fargo?
3 – Prepare to describe the elements of Buffett’s investment philosophy. How might this philosophy differ from that of other investment styles, such as a very active day trader, chart watcher, or someone who passively invests in index funds?
4 – From Buffet’s perspective, what is intrinsic value? Why is it accorded such importance? How is it estimated? What are the alternatives to intrinsic value? Why does Buffett reject them?
5 – Critically assess Buffett’s investment philosophy. Be prepared to identify points where you agree and disagree with him.
7 – What is the possible meaning of the changes in stock price for Berkshire Hathaway on the day of the acquisition announcement? Specially, what does the $4 billion loss in Berkshire Hathaway’s market value of equity imply about the intrinsic value of Precision Castparts (PCP)?
8- Should Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholders endorse the acquisition of PCP?
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