Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B
slid 1.73% to $273.53 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.80% to 3,665.78 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.30% to 30,333.59. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $88.57 short of its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company achieved on March 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Honeywell International Inc.
fell 0.91% to $177.64, 3M Co.
fell 0.95% to $113.11, and General Electric Co.
fell 0.79% to $69.97. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 125,986 below its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.