Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/200060694/composite BRK.B +1.64% slipped 0.81% to $304.15 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.06% falling 0.58% to 3,900.79 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% falling 0.75% to 31,253.13. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $57.95 below its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company reached on March 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON +0.75% fell 0.63% to $192.65, 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM -0.71% fell 0.33% to $146.96, and General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE -0.20% rose 0.72% to $75.74. Trading volume (4.7 M) remained 40,133 below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.