Indices ended trading with mixed moves on Friday. The Dow shed some points. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq stepped up. McDonald’s and Caterpillar led Dow decliners while healthcare brands such as Universal Health Services and Perrigo ramped up. Moves were mixed on a variety of economic news. On another note, consumer confidence increased in February. In a final reading for the month, the University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index jumped four points to 99.7.