Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B
inched 0.19% higher to $232.68 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.10% to 3,830.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.12% to 30,723.60. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $3.56 short of its 52-week high ($236.24), which the company achieved on January 19th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Honeywell International Inc.
fell 0.49% to $199.14, 3M Co.
rose 0.26% to $175.48, and General Electric Co.
fell 0.36% to $11.20. Trading volume (3.8 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.3 M.