Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A BRK.A inched 0.17% higher to $319,379.99 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.80% to 3,333.69 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.38% to 27,686.91. This was the stock's eighth consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A closed $28,020.01 below its 52-week high ($347,400.00), which the company reached on January 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON rose 0.53% to $160.28, 3M Co. MMM rose 1.20% to $163.38, and General Electric Co. GE rose 0.90% to $6.73. Trading volume (491) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 476.
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