Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/200060694/composite BRK.B +0.10% advanced 2.16% to $272.80 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.12% rising 2.59% to 3,678.43 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.10% rising 2.66% to 29,490.89. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $89.30 below its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company reached on March 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON +0.78% rose 3.64% to $173.04, 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM +0.79% rose 2.46% to $113.22, and General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE +1.90% rose 2.73% to $63.60. Trading volume (4.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.