JPMorgan, Home Depot: Dow Movers

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) - U.S. stocks finished Monday down after a worse-than-anticipated report on U.S. retail sales.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 50 points, or 0.39%, at 12,727. The index, which has lost ground in seven of the past eight sessions, is still up 4.17% so far in 2012.

Breadth within the Dow was negative with 23 of the index's 30 components posted losses.

Among the biggest percentage decliners were JPMorgan Chase ( JPM), Home Depot ( HD) and Caterpillar ( CAT).

Shares of JPMorgan dropped 2.72% to $35.09, giving back some ground after a 5%-plus surge on Friday after a better-than-expected earnings report. On Monday, fellow money center bank Citigroup ( C) reported second-quarter earnings that beat estimates as well.

JPMorgan's stock has risen 5.53% year to date.

Home Depot shares fell 1.27% to $51.43. The stock has risen 22.34% year to date.

Shares of Caterpillar fell 1.12% to $81.15. Caterpillar's stock has fallen 10.43% year to date.

The biggest gainers within the Dow were Pfizer ( PFE) and American Express ( AXP).

Shares of Pfizer rose 1.32% to $23.11. The stock has risen 6.75% year to date.

American Express shares gained 1.19% to $58.62. The stock has risen 24.27% year to date.

-- 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: tips@thestreet.com.

>To follow the writer on Twitter, go to Alexandra Zendrian.

More from Investing

Inside Carnival's Mind Blowing New Horizon Cruise Ship (Video)

Inside Carnival's Mind Blowing New Horizon Cruise Ship (Video)

Neel Kashkari: The Heart of Our Financial System Is More Radioactive Than Ever

Neel Kashkari: The Heart of Our Financial System Is More Radioactive Than Ever

McDonald's Criticized for Not Doing More in Wake of Sexual Harassment Claims

McDonald's Criticized for Not Doing More in Wake of Sexual Harassment Claims

Finding Stocks Right for You: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Friday 8/25/18)

Finding Stocks Right for You: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Friday 8/25/18)

Jim Cramer: The 10-Year Yield Could Go to 2.75%

Jim Cramer: The 10-Year Yield Could Go to 2.75%