Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B rose 1.16% to $245.28 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.20% to 31,522.75 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.06% to 3,932.59. 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 $242.76, which the company reached on February 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON fell 0.06% to $203.44, 3M Co. MMM fell 1.16% to $176.63, and General Electric Co. GE rose 2.05% to $11.97. Trading volume (4.7 M) remained 479,350 below its 50-day average volume of 5.2 M.