NEW YORK, N.Y. – The stock market finished lower Friday, snapping a four-day winning streak, as U.S. companies reported mixed quarterly results.
Shares of tissue and diaper maker Kimberly-Clark dropped after the company’s earnings fell short of expectations. Parcel-delivery company UPS slid after it cut its earnings outlook.
For the day:
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 141.38 points, or 0.8 per cent, to 17,672.60.
The S&P 500 declined 11.33 points, or 0.6 per cent, to close at 2,051.82.
The Nasdaq gained 7.48 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 4,757.88.
For the week:
The Dow is up 161.03 points, or 0.9 per cent.
The S&P 500 is up 32.40 points, or 1.6 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 123.50 points, or 2.7 per cent.
For the year:
The Dow is down 150.47 points, or 0.8 per cent.
The S&P 500 is down 7.08 points, or 0.3 per cent.
The Nasdaq is up 21.82 points, or 0.5 per cent.