How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

AP News
Posted: Aug 08, 2016 5:05 PM

U.S. stocks closed slightly lower Monday, edging back from the major indexes' record highs set late last week.

Drug company and consumer-focused shares weighed on the market the most, while energy stocks surged along with the price of oil.

On Monday:

The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 14.24 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,529.29.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 1.98 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,180.89.

The Nasdaq composite shed 7.98 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,213.14.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,104.26 points, or 6.3 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 136.95 points, or 6.7 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 205.73 points, or 4.1 percent.