NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks closed out their best first quarter since 1998 with a mixed finish on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 66.37 points, or 0.5%, to 13,212.19. The S&P 500 increased 5.19 points to 1,408.47 and the Nasdaq Composite fell 3.79 points to 3,091.57. Breadth within the Dow was positive with 27 of the index's 30 components posting gains. The biggest gainers among the blue chips were Pfizer ( PFE), Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ) and Walt Disney ( DIS).
Walt Disney shares rose 1.79% to $43.78. The media company gets an A+ grade from TheStreet Ratings with a buy rating and $50 price target. Shares of Pfizer rose 1.07% to $22.66. TheStreet Ratings gives Pfizer an A- grade with a buy rating and a $28.52 price target. HP shares gained 1.36% to $23.83. The technology company gets a C+ grade and hold rating from TheStreet Ratings. Though not one of the biggest gainers, Home Depot ( HD) shares hit a 52-week high Friday of $50.42. TheStreet Ratings gives Home Depot an A+ grade with a buy rating and $62.16 price target. The only decliners in the index Friday were Alcoa ( AA), American Express ( AXP) and Intel ( INTC). None of these stocks fell more than 1%. -- Written by Alexandra Zendrian in New York. >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Alexandra Zendrian >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to Alexandra Zendrian.