Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B (BRK.B) experienced a modest 0.66% increase in its share price on Tuesday, reaching $343.37. This positive performance was part of a great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (SPX) rising by 0.67% to reach 4,439.26, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) increasing by 0.93% to reach 34,261.42.
Continuous Growth for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B
This marks the second consecutive day of gains for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B shares. The stock closed at a price that was $0.70 below its 52-week high of $344.07, which was achieved on July 7th.
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) saw a 0.48% rise, reaching $208.73, while General Electric Co. (GE) experienced a 0.62% increase to reach $111.22. Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) had the most significant growth, with a 1.14% rise to reach $251.19.
Trading Volume Below the 50-Day Average
The trading volume for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B reached 2.7 million shares on Tuesday, which was 661,421 shares below its 50-day average volume of 3.4 million shares.