Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B slid 1.92% to $243.69 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 2.45% to 3,829.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 1.75% to 31,402.01. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $5.86 short of its 52-week high ($249.55), which the company reached on February 24th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON fell 2.53% to $204.79, 3M Co. MMM rose 0.64% to $178.76, and General Electric Co. GE fell 2.74% to $12.76. Trading volume (6.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.2 M.