HP, Bank of America, Caterpillar: Dow Movers
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks fell Thursday as Wall Street showed some apprehension ahead of Friday's jobs report.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 61.98 points, or 0.47%, to 13,206.59 on Thursday. The S&P 500 dropped 10.74 points to 1,391.57 and the Nasdaq Composite lost 35.55 points to 3,024.30.
Breadth within the Dow was negative with 23 of the index's 30 components posting losses.
Shares of Hewlett-Packard saw the biggest decline, losing 3.1% to close at $24.48. The stock has lost 5% year to date.
Shares of Bank of America fell 1.96% to $8.00. The stock is up 43.88% in 2012.
Caterpillar shares dropped 1.91% to $100.67. The stock has gained 11.1% year to date.
Procter & Gamble shares increased 53 cents, or 0.83%, to $64.51. The stock has fallen 3.3% year to date.
Shares of Disney rose 27 cents, or 0.6%, to $43.81. The stock has gained 16.83% year to date.
Disney's The Avengers hits theaters on Friday. The movie is expected to be a big success, possibly compensating for the company's big $200 million loss on John Carter.
--Written by Alexandra Zendrian in New York.
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