Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B BRK.B, +2.28% rallied 2.28% to $300.60 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.42% rising 1.42% to 4,130.29 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.97% rising 0.97% to 32,845.13. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B closed $61.50 short of its 52-week high ($362.10), which the company achieved on March 29th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Honeywell International Inc. HON, +1.06% rose 1.06% to $192.46, 3M Co. MMM, +2.04% rose 2.04% to $143.24, and General Electric Co. GE, +1.05% rose 1.05% to $73.91. Trading volume (7.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.