Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/200060694/composite BRK.B -0.40% inched 0.15% higher to $292.77 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.20% falling 0.42% to 4,122.47 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.14% falling 0.18% to 32,774.41. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $69.33 below its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company achieved on March 29th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON -0.21% rose 0.06% to $194.09, 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM -0.39% fell 0.43% to $147.84, and General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE -0.15% fell 0.33% to $74.93. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 374,497 below its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.