Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B (BRK.B) experienced a slight decline of 0.04% on Wednesday, reaching a price of $348.43. Despite this, the overall stock market performed well during the trading session. The S&P 500 Index rose by 0.43% to reach 4,376.95, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased by 0.19% and closed at 33,804.87.
Falling Short of the 52-Week High
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed at a value that was $24.91 lower than its 52-week high which occurred on September 19th when it reached $373.34.
Underperformance in Comparison
When compared to its competitors on Wednesday, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B experienced underperformance. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) saw a rise of 0.57% to $187.40, General Electric Co. (GE) increased by 1.60% to $113.26, and Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) experienced a 0.69% climb to $236.61.
Trading Volume and Comparison
The trading volume for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B was recorded at 2.6 million shares, which is 572,436 shares lower than its 50-day average volume of 3.1 million shares.