Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B rose 1.61% to $272.21 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.93% to 4,173.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.93% to 34,137.31. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $0.76 below its 52-week high ($272.97), which the company reached on April 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON rose 1.39% to $230.50, 3M Co. MMM rose 1.30% to $200.88, and General Electric Co. GE rose 2.22% to $13.35. Trading volume (3.5 M) remained 1.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.3 M.