The Most Expensive Stock – Is It Worth the Money?

Today we’re going to discuss the most expensive stock on the stock market. But we’ll also cover the rest of the top five most expensive stocks.

The Most Expensive Stock is…

The most expensive stock is Berkshire Hathaway Inc, led by CEO Warren Buffett. Berkshire Hathaway’s stock price is currently sitting around $350,000 per share.

Why is Berkshire Hathaway’s Price So High?

Because Berkshire has never split their stock’s A shares, they are the most expensive stock on the market.

What Does Berkshire Hathaway Do?

Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company. Put another way; it’s a company made up of other companies.

Berkshire wholly owns companies like: GEICO Duracell Fruit of the Loom Pampered Chef Dairy Queen

And Berkshire has minority ownership in companies like: Apple Coca-Cola Kraft-Heinz American Express Bank of America

Is Share Price the Best Metric?

Stock market purists would disagree that share price is the best metric for comparing expensive stocks. Why? It goes back to stock splits. Companies that choose to split their stocks into small fractions will naturally have lower stock prices.

Market Capitalization

Market capitalization is a way of measuring how much money (or capital) a company is worth across the stock market. Total capital in the market = market capitalization.

The Most Expensive Stock By Share Price

We already covered Berkshire Hathaway Inc. as the most expensive stock. Let’s round out the rest of the top five most expensive stocks by the share price. As of January 2021, they are: #2 – Lindt & Sprüngli AG – $9800 per share #3 – NVR Incorporated – $4000 per share #4 – – $3300 per share #5 – Seaboard Corporation – $3000 per share

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