NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks fell sharply Friday on fresh worries about the eurozone's stability spurred by a spike in Spanish borrowing costs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 121 points, or 0.93%, to close at 12,823. The blue-chip index still managed to book a 0.46% gain and it's up 4.95% year-to-date. Breadth within the Dow was negative with 27 of the index's 30 components posting losses. The biggest percentage decliners were Bank of America ( BAC), Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ) and United Technologies ( UTX). Bank of America shares declined 2.62% to $7.07. The bank's stock has risen 27.16% year to date. Shares of United Technologies lost 2.1% to $74.23. The stock has risen 1.56% year to date. Hewlett-Packard shares fell 2.57% to $18.60. The printer company declared its regular quarterly dividend of 13.2 cents a share on Friday. HP's stock has fallen 27.78% year to date. Though not one of the biggest laggards, shares of Travelers lost 1.54% to $62.71. The stock has risen 5.98% so far in 2012. The insurance giant Thursday reported a profit for the second quarter, a swing from a year-earlier loss, but earnings came in below analysts' expectations. The biggest gainer in the blue-chip index was Wal-Mart ( WMT). Shares rose 1.01% to $72.25. The stock has gained 20.9% 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to Alexandra Zendrian.