Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/200060694/composite BRK.B -0.57% inched 0.42% higher to $302.82 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 -0.49% rising 0.40% to 4,297.14 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.62% rising 0.45% to 33,912.44. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $59.28 below its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company reached on March 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON -1.21% rose 0.69% to $202.25, 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM -1.93% fell 0.53% to $151.43, and General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE -1.40% fell 0.15% to $79.81. Trading volume (2.9 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.1 M.