Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B, +1.38% rallied 1.38% to $271.77 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +2.45% rising 2.45% to 3,764.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +2.15% rising 2.15% to 30,530.25. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $90.33 below its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company achieved on March 29th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON, +0.45% rose 0.45% to $180.51, 3M Co. MMM, +0.13% rose 0.13% to $130.01, and General Electric Co. GE, -0.38% fell 0.38% to $65.75. Trading volume (4.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.5 M.