Stocks turned negative on Monday, with all three major indexes falling into the red, as financial and technology shares pulled back from earlier levels.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> dropped 25.24 points, or 0.20 percent, to 12,334.68. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> lost 3.01 points, or 0.24 percent, to 1,274.80. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> shed 10.66 points, or 0.40 percent, to 2,663.56.

(Reporting By Chuck Mikolajczak; editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)