Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B (BRK.B) experienced a slight decline of 0.24% on Thursday, closing at $360.20. Unfortunately, it was not a favorable day for the stock market overall, as the S&P 500 Index (SPX) fell 0.16% to 4,507.66 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped 0.48% to 34,721.91.
This decrease in Berkshire Hathaway's stock price ended a two-day winning streak for the company. The closing price was also $4.43 below its 52-week high of $364.63, which was achieved on August 7th.
When compared to some of its competitors, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B had a mixed performance on Thursday. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) saw a decrease of 0.33% to $187.94, while General Electric Co. (GE) experienced a slight rise of 0.13% to $114.46. Meanwhile, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) had a decline of 0.37% to $247.35.
The trading volume for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B was 2.8 million shares, which was slightly below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 million shares.