BlackRock and 2 S&P 500 Stocks Down in an Up Market

The S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) is up by 0.35% today and stands at 1,312. Here are three notable stocks that are experiencing larger declines today.

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK): In today’s Q4 report, earnings per share beat forecasts, but revenues came up short. BLK shares recently traded at $186.76, down $1.04, or 0.55%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $137.00 to $209.77. Volume today was 808,802 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 787,547 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 14.74, while trailing earnings are $12.67 per share.

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE:DHI): Just when you thought it was safe to consider housing stocks again, housing starts fell by 4.1%. That killed all the momentum that had been generated for the housing sector. D.R. Horton has now been moved by a few analysts from Buy to Neutral. DHI shares recently traded at $14.05, down $0.07, or 0.5%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $8.03 to $14.28. Volume today was 6,558,332 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 7,445,080 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 61.09, while trailing earnings are $0.23 per share.

Aetna. (NYSE:AET) is down with the rest of the managed care market, as a result of UnitedHealth’s report. Aetna releases its numbers on February 1st. AET shares recently traded at $44.06, down $0.85, or 1.89%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $32.53 to $46.01. Volume today was 3,967,047 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 3,525,000 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 9.38, while trailing earnings are $4.70 per share.