April 26 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks open little changed on Friday following a mixed batch of earnings, while investors assessed data that showed U.S. growth was boosted by temporary factors in the first quarter.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 7.46 points, or 0.03%, at the open to 26,454.62. The S&P 500 opened lower by 0.36 points, or 0.01%, at 2,925.81. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 18.40 points, or 0.23%, to 8,100.28 at the opening bell. (Reporting by Sruthi Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva)