Stocks opened flat on Wednesday after data showed durable goods orders were weaker than expected in February.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> gained 11.21 points, or 0.08 percent, to 13,208.94. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> dropped 0.02 points, or 0.00 percent, to 1,412.50. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> added 4.61 points, or 0.15 percent, to 3,124.96.

(Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)