The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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 down -119 points.

Monday the Dow was up +690.70 (+3.19%) at 22,327.48.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -21.76%.

There were 29 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) +8.00%, Merck (MRK) +7.28%, Microsoft (MSFT) +7.09%, Intel (INTC) +5.96% and Caterpillar (CAT) +5.95%.

The lone Dow stock loser Monday was Boeing (BA) -6.00%.

There may be a surge in stock buying Tuesday as fund managers rebuild their stock holdings in the final hours of the worst quarter for the Dow since 1987.

European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down 1.6 cents at $1.997 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 3/24/2020 after the market close of $0.53, missing estimates calling for $0.618 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 4/2/2020 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Procter & Gamble (PG)

Procter & Gamble (PG) is down -7.93% year-to-date (down -10.22% from 2/6/20 high of 128.09).

Financial Calendar

8:55 AM ET Redbook

9:00 AM ET S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller HPI

9:45 AM ET Chicago PMI

10:00 AM ET Consumer Confidence

3:00 PM ET Farm Prices

DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, March 30, 2020

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 +195 points.

Friday the Dow was down -915.39 (-4.06%) at 21,636.78.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -24.18%.

There were 2 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were Procter & Gamble (PG) +2.60% and Travelers (TRV) +1.30%

The lone Dow stock losers Friday were led by Boeing (BA) -10.27%, Chevron (CVX) -9.95%, Disney (DIS) -8.50%, United Technologies (UTX) -7.16% and JPMorgan (JPM) -7.12%.

Note: At 8:30 pm PDT Sunday evening (3/29/20), DJIA futures were at -161.

European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down nine-tenths of a cent at $2.013 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 3/24/2020 after the market close of $0.53, missing estimates calling for $0.618 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 4/2/2020 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Pfizer (PFE)

Pfizer (PFE) is down -21.13% year-to-date (down -24.58% from 1/24/20 high of 40.97).

Financial Calendar

10:00 AM ET Pending Home Sales Index

10:30 AM ET Dallas Fed Mfg Survey

The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, March 27, 2020

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 down -775 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +1351.62 (+6.38%) at 22,552.17.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -20.98%.

There were 29 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Boeing (BA) +13.72%, Chevron (CVX) +10.26%, Walgreens (WBA) +10.21%, UnitedHealth (UNH) +8.91% and United Technologies (UTX) +8.78%.

The lone Dow stock loser Thursday was Dow (DOW) -2.30%.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, is back in a bull market, reached on a day when data showed a record number of people filing for unemployment benefits. The 21% gain in the last three days ends what was just an 11-day bear market for the blue chips. But is it real or is it a Bull trap?

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down 1.8 cents at $2.051 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 3/24/2020 after the market close of $0.53, missing estimates calling for $0.618 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 4/2/2020 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Nike (NKE)

Nike (NKE) is down -16.79% year-to-date (down -20.19% from 1/22/20 high of 105.62).

Financial Calendar

8:30 AM ET Personal Income and Outlays

10:00 AM ET Consumer Sentiment

1:00 PM ET Baker-Hughes Rig Count