Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/200060694/composite BRK.B -0.87% slipped 1.29% to $264.32 Monday, 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 -0.09% falling 1.03% to 3,655.04 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% falling 1.11% to 29,260.81. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $97.78 below its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company achieved on March 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Honeywell International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205583690/composite HON -0.98% fell 0.76% to $170.07, 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM +0.02% rose 0.01% to $113.00, and General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE -0.83% fell 0.19% to $64.35. Trading volume (4.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.8 M.