Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B (BRK.B) inched 0.32% higher to $345.34 on Tuesday, reflecting a positive trading session for the stock market. The S&P 500 Index (SPX) rose 0.71% to 4,554.98, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) climbed 1.06% to 34,951.93.
Second Consecutive Day of Gains
This marks the second consecutive day of gains for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B.
Just Short of 52-Week High
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed at $1.10 below its 52-week high ($346.44) that was achieved on July 12th.
Mixed Performance Compared to Competitors
When compared to some of its competitors on Tuesday, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B demonstrated a mixed performance. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) fell 1.40% to $205.25, General Electric Co. (GE) fell 0.07% to $111.06, and Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) rose 1.31% to $254.46.
Trading Volume Below Average
The trading volume for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B on Tuesday remained at 2.6 million shares, which is 772,831 shares below its 50-day average volume of 3.3 million shares.