The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, January 22, 2018

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. Dow stock 52 week lows include General Electric (GE).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -32 points.

Friday the Dow was up +53.91 (+0.21%) at 26,071.72.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +5.47%.

There were 17 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Nike (NKE) +4.84% and Goldman Sachs (GS) +2.05%.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by IBM (IBM) -3.99% and General Electric (GE) -3.04%.

Apple (AAPL -0.45%) was downgraded to ‘Neutral’ from ‘Overweight’ at Atlantic Equities LLP.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up one-tenth of a cent at $2.538 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 12/21/17 after the market close of $0.46, beating estimates of $0.437 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/12/2018 before the market open of $1.07, missing estimates calling for $1.726 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/16/2018 before the market open of $2.59, beating estimates of $2.559 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/17/2018 before the market open of -$5.51 (includes tax loss), missing estimates calling for $5.064 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/18/2017 after the market close of -$1.41, missing estimates calling for $1.564 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/18/2018 after the market close of $5.01, missing estimates calling for $5.191 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reports earnings on 1/23/2018 at an unspecified time.

Procter & Gamble reports earnings on 1/23/2018 before the market open.

Verizon (VZ) reports earnings on 1/23/2018 at an unspecified time.

Travelers (TRV) reports earnings on 1/23/2018 before the market open.

General Electric (GE) reports earnings on 1/24/2018 before the market open.

United Technologies (UTX) reports earnings on 1/24/2018 before the market open.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 1/25/2018 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 1/25/2018 after the market close.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 1/25/2018 at an unspecified time.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 1/30/2018 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 1/30/2018 at an unspecified time.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 1/31/2018 at an unspecified time.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on 1/31/2018 before the market open.

DowDupont (DWDP) reports earnings on 2/1/2018 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 2/1/2018 after the market close.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 2/1/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Procter & Gamble (PG)

Procter & Gamble (PG) is down -0.88% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Dec Chicago Fed national activity index, Nov -0.61 to 0.15.

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, January 19, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), Cisco (CSCO), DowDupont (DWDP), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan (JPM), 3M (MMM), UnitedHealth (UNH), Visa (V) and Wal-Mart (WMT). Dow stock 52 week lows include General Electric (GE).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +8 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -97.84 (-0.37%) at 26,017.81.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +5.25%.

There were 14 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) +1.98% and Wal-Mart (WMT) +1.56%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by General Electric (GE) -3.34% and Boeing (BA) -3.09%.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up ONE-tenth of a cent at $2.537 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 12/21/17 after the market close of $0.46, beating estimates of $0.437 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/12/2018 before the market open of $1.07, missing estimates calling for $1.726 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/16/2018 before the market open of $2.59, beating estimates of $2.559 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/17/2018 before the market open of -$5.51 (includes tax loss), missing estimates calling for $5.064 per share.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 1/18/2017 after the market close.

IBM (IBM) reports earnings on 1/18/2018 after the market close.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reports earnings on 1/23/2018 at an unspecified time.

Procter & Gamble reports earnings on 1/23/2018 before the market open.

Verizon (VZ) reports earnings on 1/23/2018 at an unspecified time.

Travelers (TRV) reports earnings on 1/23/2018 before the market open.

General Electric (GE) reports earnings on 1/24/2018 before the market open.

United Technologies (UTX) reports earnings on 1/24/2018 before the market open.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 1/25/2018 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 1/25/2018 after the market close.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 1/25/2018 at an unspecified time.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 1/30/2018 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 1/30/2018 at an unspecified time.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Pfizer (PFE)

Pfizer (PFE) is up +2.13% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET USDA weekly Export Sales.

1000 ET Preliminary-Jan University of Michigan U.S. consumer sentiment expected +1.1 to 97.0, Dec -2.6 to 95.9.

The Dow Market Happenings For Thursday, January 18, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Boeing (BA), Cisco (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), 3M (MMM), Pfizer (PFE), UnitedHealth (UNH), United Technologies (UTX), Visa (V), Wal-Mart (WMT) and Exxon Mobil (XOM). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +70 points.

Wednesday the Dow was up +322.79 (+1.25%) at 26,115.65.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +5.65%.

There were 26 Dow stocks up Wednesday.

The Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by Boeing (BA) +4.73% and IBM (IBM) +2.93%.

The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by General Electric (GE) -4.72% and Goldman Sachs -1.86%.

Wal-Mart (WMT +2.00%) was upgraded to ‘Buy’ from ‘Neutral’ and added to the ‘Conviction List’ at Goldman Sachs with a price target of $117.

European stocks are lmostly higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent at $2.536 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 12/21/17 after the market close of $0.46, beating estimates of $0.437 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/12/2018 before the market open of $1.07, missing estimates calling for $1.726 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/16/2018 before the market open of $2.59, beating estimates of $2.559 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/17/2018 before the market open of -$5.51 (includes tax loss), missing estimates calling for $5.064 per share.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 1/18/2017 after the market close.

IBM (IBM) reports earnings on 1/18/2018 after the market close.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reports earnings on 1/23/2018 at an unspecified time.

Procter & Gamble reports earnings on 1/23/2018 before the market open.

Verizon (VZ) reports earnings on 1/23/2018 at an unspecified time.

Travelers (TRV) reports earnings on 1/23/2018 before the market open.

General Electric (GE) reports earnings on 1/24/2018 before the market open.

United Technologies (UTX) reports earnings on 1/24/2018 before the market open.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 1/25/2018 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 1/25/2018 after the market close.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 1/25/2018 at an unspecified time.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 1/30/2018 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 1/30/2018 at an unspecified time.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Nike (NKE)

Nike (NKE) is up +2.01% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Weekly initial unemployment claims expected -12,000 to 249,000, previous +11,000 to 261,000. Weekly continuing claims expected +33,000 to 1.900 million, previous -35,000 to 1.867 million.

0830 ET Dec housing starts expected -1.7% m/m to 1.275 million, Nov +3.3% to 1.297 million. Dec building permits expected -0.6% m/m to 1.295 million, Nov -1.0% to 1.303 million.

0830 ET Jan Philadelphia Fed business outlook survey expected -3.1 to 24.8, Dec +3.6 to 27.9.

1100 ET EIA weekly Petroleum Status Report.

1100 ET Treasury announces amount of 2-year T-notes (previous $26 billion), 2-year floating-rate notes (previous $13 billion), 5-year T-notes (previous $34 billion) and 7-year T-notes (previous $28 billion) to be auctioned Jan 23-25.

1300 ET Treasury auctions $13 billion of 10-year TIPS.