Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B, -0.93% slid 0.93% to $285.31 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.15% falling 1.15% to 3,921.05 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.71% falling 0.71% to 31,761.54. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $76.79 short of its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company reached on March 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON, +0.09% rose 0.09% to $181.42, 3M Co. MMM, +4.94% rose 4.94% to $140.75, and General Electric Co. GE, +4.61% rose 4.61% to $71.51. Trading volume (2.4 M) remained 1.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.3 M.
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