Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/200060694/composite BRK.B -1.76% slid 2.63% to $269.04 Friday, 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 -1.79% falling 2.80% to 3,639.66 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.40% falling 2.11% to 29,296.79. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $93.06 short of its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company achieved on March 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON -1.59% fell 2.07% to $171.41, 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM -1.86% fell 3.24% to $107.52, and General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE -2.56% fell 2.51% to $64.56. Trading volume (4.0 M) remained 34,932 below its 50-day average volume of 4.1 M.