NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) - Stocks finished mixed on Friday with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

once again unable to hold the 13,000 level

.

The Dow fell 1.74 points, or 0.01%, to 12,982.95. The

S&P 500

rose 2.28 points to 1,365.74 and the

Nasdaq Composite

increased 6.77 points to 2,963.75.

Breadth within the Dow was positive with 16 of the index's 30 components posting gains.

The biggest decliners in the index were

Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

,

Hewlett-Packard

(HPQ) - Get Report

and

DuPont

(DD) - Get Report

.

Shares of Hewlett-Packard fell 1.52% to $26.64 on Friday. HP was the biggest decliner in the Dow on Thursday,

falling 6.53%

to close at $27.05. The PC and printer manufacturer issued a weak outlook for its current quarter.

TheStreet Ratings

gives HP a

C grade

and a hold rating.

Bank of America shares dropped 1.75% to $7.88. The bank said Thursday that it would

stop selling

new home loans to Fannie Mae.

Bank of America gets a

D+ grade

from

TheStreet Ratings

and sell rating.

Shares of DuPont ticked down 44 cents to $50.99.

TheStreet Ratings

gives DuPont an A- grade with a buy rating and

$58.36

price target.

The biggest percentage gainers in the index were

American Express

(AXP) - Get Report

,

Pfizer

(PFE) - Get Report

and

Chevron

(CVX) - Get Report

.

American Express shares increased 1.25% to $53.33. The credit card company faces enforcement from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation regarding late fees that were given to some customers,

Bloomberg

reported.

TheStreet Ratings

gives American Express an A grade with a buy rating and

$64.28

price target.

Shares of Chevron rose 73 cents to $109.08. The energy company has started looking for shale gas in China and it expects to open a natural gas processing plant there next year, according to

Bloomberg

.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Chevron an A grade with a buy rating and a

$138.98

price target.

Pfizer shares ticked up 15 cents to $21.18.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Pfizer an A- grade with a buy rating and a

$26.30

price target.

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