Shares in Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B
advanced 1.13% to $ 242.46 on Friday on what turned out to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market with the S&P 500 index
rising 0.47% to 3,934.83 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
increasing 0.09% to 31,458.40. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous high of $ 241.52, which the company reached on February 10th.
The stock showed a mixed performance compared to some of its competitors on Friday when Honeywell International Inc.
rose 0.69% to $ 203.57.3M Co.
rose 0.84% to $ 178.70, and General Electric Co.
rose 2.36% to $ 11.73. Trading volume (3.4 million) remained 1.9 million below the average 50-day volume of 5.3 M.