Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B,
inched 0.42% higher to $311.86 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX,
rising 1.47% to 4,179.76 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
falling 0.11% to 34,053.94. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $50.24 short of its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company achieved on March 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON,
rose 0.32% to $207.38, General Electric Co. GE,
rose 1.97% to $83.94, and Illinois Tool Works Inc. ITW,
rose 4.59% to $250.54. Trading volume (4.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.6 M.