Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B slid 1.59% to $289.46 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 2.50% to 3,759.69 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 1.55% to 32,147.76. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $72.64 below its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company reached on March 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Honeywell International Inc. fell 1.29% to $200.47, 3M Co. fell 1.95% to $122.86, and General Electric Co. fell 1.04% to $77.40. Trading volume (4.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.1 M.