US STOCKS-Wall St flat as healthcare losses offset tech gains

jueves 19 de noviembre de 2015 14:00 GYT
 

* UnitedHealth falls after results; biggest drag on Dow

* Keurig Green Mountain, Salesforce up on results

* Square soars in market debut on NYSE

* Jobless claims last week fall

* Dow down 0.1 pct, S&P down 0.17 pct, Nasdaq up 0.06 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Nov 19 (Reuters) - U.S. indexes wobbled on Thursday as healthcare stocks snapped a three-day rally after UnitedHealth cut its profit forecast, offsetting gains in technology stocks.

UnitedHealth fell 4 percent to $112.49, making the health insurer the biggest drag on the Dow. The company's profit warning sent shares of peers Anthem and Aetna down more than 6 percent.

The S&P healthcare sector was the worst performer among the 10 major S&P sectors, with a 1.66 percent decline. UnitedHealth and Pfizer weighed the most.   Continuación...