Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market

Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B inched 0.13% higher to $316.18 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.59% to 4,027.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.28% to 34,194.06. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $45.92 below its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company reached on March 29th.

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The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Honeywell International Inc. rose 0.07% to $218.91, 3M Co. fell 0.47% to $128.00, and General Electric Co. rose 0.65% to $87.87. Trading volume (2.7 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.

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