Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B inched 0.23% higher to $245.53 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.13% to 3,881.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.05% to 31,537.35. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $1.73 below its 52-week high ($247.26), which the company reached on February 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON rose 0.70% to $205.04, 3M Co. MMM rose 0.03% to $176.17, and General Electric Co. GE rose 0.72% to $12.59. Trading volume (5.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.1 M.