Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A BRK.A inched 0.33% higher to $345,880.00 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.18% to 3,669.01 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.20% to 29,883.79. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A closed $6,620.00 short of its 52-week high ($352,500.00), which the company reached on November 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON rose 0.87% to $208.00, 3M Co. MMM rose 0.78% to $171.85, and General Electric Co. GE rose 2.76% to $10.43. Trading volume (277) remained 34 below its 50-day average volume of 311.