Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B shed 0.04% to $263.51 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.42% to 4,097.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.17% to 33,503.57. The stock’s fall snapped a four-day winning streak. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $3.99 short of its 52-week high ($267.50), which the company achieved on March 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON rose 0.62% to $219.86, 3M Co. MMM rose 0.39% to $195.72, and General Electric Co. GE rose 0.45% to $13.45. Trading volume (3.1 M) remained 2.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.5 M.