Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B
rose 1.05% to $239.91 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.11% to 3,911.23 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.03% to 31,375.83. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $237.56, which the company reached on February 8th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Honeywell International Inc.
fell 0.90% to $202.02, 3M Co.
rose 0.10% to $180.94, and General Electric Co.
fell 0.60% to $11.54. Trading volume (4.8 M) remained 451,307 below its 50-day average volume of 5.2 M.