U.S. stocks ended little changed on Monday as investors took a breather after a four-day rally that lifted major indexes to 10-month highs.

* The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> added 3.32 points, or 0.03 percent, to end unofficially at 9,509.28. But the Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was off just 0.56 of a point, or 0.05 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,025.57. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> slipped 2.92 points, or 0.14 percent, to close unofficially at 2,017.98.

(Reporting by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Jan Paschal)