Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B inched 0.48% higher to $292.33 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.04% to 4,188.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.10% to 34,742.82. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $291.07, which the company achieved on May 7th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON rose 0.94% to $230.94, 3M Co. MMM rose 2.10% to $207.33, and General Electric Co. GE rose 0.38% to $13.35. Trading volume (4.4 M) remained 821,376 below its 50-day average volume of 5.2 M.