HPQ, AA, CAT: Dow Movers - TheStreet

NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) - U.S. stocks finished Wednesday mixed after

Federal Reserve

Chairman Ben Bernanke gave some

bearish comments

about Europe.

The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

fell 45.57 points, or 0.35%, to 13,124.62. The

S&P 500

dropped 2.63 points to 1,402.89 and the

Nasdaq Composite

rose 1.17 points to 3,075.32.

Breadth within the Dow was negative with 19 of the index's 30 components posting losses.

General Electric

(GE) - Get Report

finished Wednesday flat.

The biggest percentage decliners in the index Wednesday were

Hewlett-Packard

(HPQ) - Get Report

,

Caterpillar

(CAT) - Get Report

and

Alcoa

(AA) - Get Report

.

Shares of HP declined 2.17% to $23.46. The technology company is

merging

its PC and printer divisions in a cost-cutting move.

TheStreet Ratings

gives HP a

C+ grade

and a hold rating.

Caterpillar shares lost 1.59% to $109.00. The construction company is expanding a plant in China that creates excavators. This expansion will increase capacity by about 80%.

Caterpillar gets an A grade from

TheStreet Ratings

with a buy rating and

$131.03

price target.

Shares of Alcoa dropped 1.63% to $10.27.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Alcoa a

C grade

and a hold rating.

The biggest percentage gainer in the index Wednesday was

Home Depot

(HD) - Get Report

. Shares rose 41 cents, or 0.83%, to $49.79. The stock also hit a

52-week high

Wednesday of $49.93.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Home Depot an A+ grade with a buy rating and a

$59.06

price target.

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