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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B, +0.19% inched 0.01% higher to $370.48 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.81% falling 0.22% to 4,443.95 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.39% falling 0.31% to 34,517.73.

This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $0.85 short of its 52-week high ($371.33), which the company reached on September 18th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON, +0.75% rose 0.46% to $195.35, General Electric Co. GE, +1.01% fell 0.31% to $116.21, and Illinois Tool Works Inc. ITW, +0.72% fell 0.08% to $237.52.

Trading volume (2.6 M) remained 455,674 below its 50-day average volume of 3.0 M.

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