Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) - All you need to know

Find out all you need to know about Berkshire Hathaway shares. Even Warren Buffett himself had to start somewhere, and this page is your go-to guide, packed with beginner material for new investors.
By: James Knight
James Knight
James is the lead content editor for Invezz, covering the stock market, cryptocurrency, and macroeconomic markets. Outside of work,… read more.
Updated: Jan 24, 2022

Ways to invest in Berkshire Hathaway

The best place to start is to sign up with an online broker. A broker is a service that lets you buy and sell stocks and most platforms are very easy to sign up with. With a few clicks and a deposit you can get started.

It is often a good idea to take some time to think about the other options available as well. Particularly with Berkshire Hathaway, which has a couple of different share types. All the other methods are covered in more detail below, while these links take you to individual pages which detail numerous other ways to invest.

What is Berkshire Hathaway?

Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company run by billionaire investor Warren Buffett. It owns lots of other companies, as Buffett is famous for snapping up undervalued businesses with long track records of success, such as Coca-Cola, American Express, and Kraft Heinz. Berkshire Hathaway has never ‘split’ its stock, which combined with its growth explains why it’s the most expensive publicly traded stock in history.

While that stock price will look intimidating to many, there are other ways you can get a piece of Berkshire Hathaway. Before you get started, think about taking our course on the different types of stock investments, which teaches you what’s out there and the pros and cons of each.

How to invest in Berkshire Hathaway

You can invest in Berkshire Hathaway stock in lots of different ways. Below we’ve listed them and you can learn more by following the links, which have more information on each method.

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James Knight
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James is the lead content editor for Invezz, covering the stock market, cryptocurrency, and macroeconomic markets. Outside of work, James is an avid trader and golfer… read more.