Is Berkshire Ready for Buffett's Departure?

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All things shall pass, as the saying goes, including Warren Buffett's tenure as the Oracle-in-chief at Berkshire Hathaway . And it's no secret that he's been grooming his successors and making plans for a smooth transition, as discussed at Berkshire's annual meeting last week. But are investors ready? How will the stock react when the inevitable day comes?

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Thanks to the savvy of investing legend Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's book value per share has grown a mind-blowing 586,817% over the past 48 years. But with Buffett aging and Berkshire rapidly evolving, is this insurance conglomerate still a buy today? In The Motley Fool's premium report on the company, Berkshire expert Joe Magyer provides investors with key reasons to buy as well as important risks to watch out for. Click here now for instant access to Joe's take on Berkshire!

The article Is Berkshire Ready for Buffett's Departure? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. The Motley Fool recommends Berkshire Hathaway. The Motley Fool owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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