Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/200060694/composite BRK.B +4.02% rose 2.02% to $310.20 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +3.06% rising 1.86% to 3,973.75 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.68% rising 1.98% to 31,880.24. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $51.90 short of its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company achieved on March 29th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON +3.12% fell 0.09% to $189.58, 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM +3.21% rose 0.38% to $144.38, and General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE +4.70% rose 0.28% to $75.46. Trading volume (4.0 M) remained 782,668 below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.