The DIA Rallied Today. Here's Why.

The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust DIA finished at another all-time high Friday as the index gained 0.45% and closed at $341.86.

U.S. indices traded higher following strong economic data reported earlier this week, including retail sales and jobless claims, as well as better-than-expected bank earnings.

The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY also closed at an all-time high, seeing gains of 0.33% at $417.26. The Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 QQQ finished slightly higher by 0.12% at $342.01.

Here are the day's winners and losers from the DIA, according to data from Benzinga Pro.

Many leaders for the DIA Friday were from the likes of consumer staples, with Home Depot Inc HD, Verizon Communications Inc. VZ and Cisco Systems Inc CSCO leading the way.

Cisco Systems shares are trading higher after Wolfe Research upgraded the stock from Peer Perform to Outperform and announced a price target of $63 per share.

On the flip side Boeing Co BA, salesforce.com, inc. CRM and Intel Corporation INTC were among the biggest laggards for the Dow Jones.

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