Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B inched 0.39% higher to $280.26 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $0.86 below its 52-week high ($281.12), which the company reached on May 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON rose 1.00% to $225.43, 3M Co. MMM rose 0.39% to $199.38, and General Electric Co. GE fell 2.45% to $13.12. Trading volume (4.4 M) remained 897,970 below its 50-day average volume of 5.3 M.