3 Dogs of the Dow Dragging Markets Lower

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE:DIA) is up today 0.32% and stands at 11,614. The stocks below are among the lagging and declining performers today.

Johnson and Johnson (NYSE:JNJ): Johnson and Johnson lost much of the gains it has made at the beginning of October today, as investors discounted the good news found in the Q3 report. The stock is down 2.45%.

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Dupont (NYSE:DD): Dupont is almost exactly where it was one year ago. The stock is down 1.51%.

Hewlett Packard (NYSE:HPQ): Hewlett Packard’s today actually stands below its value in 2009. This does not bode well for the stock if there is any kind of downturn. The stock is down 0.98%.

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