The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, December 14, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Procter & Gamble (PG). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -173 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +70.11 (+0.29%) at 24,597.38.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -0.78%.

There were 17 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Procter & Gamble (PG) +2.62%, McDonald’s (MCD) +1.61% and Merck (MRK) +1.28%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Nike (NKE) -1.87%, DowDuPont (DWDP) -1.05% and AMerican Express (AXP) -0.73%.

Procter & Gamble (PG +2.62%) was upgraded to ‘Overweight’ from ‘Equal-Weight’ at Morgan Stanley with a price target of $106.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA -0.15%) was downgraded to ‘Sell’ from ‘Neutral’ at Goldman Sachs with a price target of $68.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down nine-tenths of a cent at $2.390 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 12/20/2018 before the market open.

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 12/20/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Caterpillar (CAT)

Caterpillar (CAT) is down -20.44% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

07:30 Business Inventories

07:30 Retail Sales

08;15 Capacity Utilization

08:15 Industrial Production

DJIA Market Happenings For Thursday, December 13, 2018

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +49 points.

Wednesday the Dow was up +157.03 (+0.64%) at 24,527.27.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -0.78%.

There were 24 Dow stocks up Wednesday.

The Dow stock winners Wednesday led by DowDuPont (DWDP) +2.05%, American Express (AXP) +1.97% and Caterpillar (CAT) +1.73%.

The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by Verizon (VZ) -2.72%, Exxon Mobil (XOM) -0.86% and Walmart (WMT) -0.79%.

Procter & Gamble (PG +0.13%) was upgraded to ‘Buy’ from ‘Neutral’ at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch with a price target of $108.

European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down eight-tenths of a cent at $2.399 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 12/20/2018 before the market open.

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 12/20/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Boeing (BA)

Boeing (BA) is up +10.78% year-to-date. Boeing stock has fallen 7.5% in the past three months. Boeing now sits well below its 52-week high, down approximately 17% from $394.28 per share.

Financial Calendar

07:30 Export Sales

07:30 Jobless Claims

09:30 EIA Gas Storage

The Dow Market Happenings For Wednesday, December 12, 2018

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +300 points.

Tuesday the Dow was down -53.02 (-0.22%) at 24,370.24.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -1.41%.

There were 14 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday led by Nike (NKE) +1.46%, Verizon (VZ) +1.00% and Procter & Gamble (PG) +0.95%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Travelers (TRV) -1.65%, Boeing (BA) -1.32% and Goldman Sachs (GS) -1.14%.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down six-tenths of a cent at $2.407 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 12/20/2018 before the market open.

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 12/20/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Apple (AAPL)

Apple (AAPL) is down -0.35% year-to-date. Apple has seen its stock price plummet over 24% in the last three months as investors digest what’s next for the tech powerhouse.

Financial Calendar

07:30 CPI

07:30 Real Earnings

09:30 EIA Energy Stocks

14:00 Dairy Products Sales