NEW YORK, Feb 15 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks headed lower in
afternoon trading on Friday as Wal-Mart shares fell
following a Bloomberg report of slow February sales for the
Wal-Mart stock was down 3.1 percent at $68.60 and was the
top drag on the Dow.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 47.18
points, or 0.34 percent, at 13,926.21. The Standard & Poor's 500
Index was down 5.73 points, or 0.38 percent, at 1,515.65.
The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 11.71 points, or
0.37 percent, at 3,186.95.