US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Consumer stocks lead Wall Street up at the open

miércoles 26 de febrero de 2014 10:35 GYT

NEW YORK Feb 26 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Wednesday led by consumer shares after results from Target and Lowe's, with the S&P 500 once more set to post a record high.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 31.72 points or 0.2 percent, to 16,211.38, the S&P 500 gained 3.76 points or 0.2 percent, to 1,848.88 and the Nasdaq Composite added 14.469 points or 0.34 percent, to 4,302.056.