Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B inched 0.80% higher to $258.82 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.30% to 33,171.37 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.09% to 3,971.09. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $8.68 below its 52-week high ($267.50), which the company reached on March 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON rose 0.16% to $218.88, 3M Co. MMM rose 0.44% to $195.74, and General Electric Co. GE fell 0.31% to $12.95. Trading volume (6.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.5 M.