DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, July 31, 2015

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Disney (DIS) and Nike (NKE).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -4 points.

Thursday, the Dow was down -127.94 (-0.73%) at 17,440.59.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -0.40%.

There were 16 Dow stocks up Thursday.

Dow stock winners Thursday were led by United Technologies (UTX) +1.38% and Caterpillar (CAT) +1.32%.

Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Procter & Gamble (PG) -4.01% and United Health (UNH) -0.79%.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 7/31/2015 before the market open of $1.00 missing consensus of $1.106.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 7/31/2015 before the market open of $0.30 missing consensus of $1.132.

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

The national average price of gasoline is down nine-tenths of a cent at $2.665 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Dupont (DD) reports earnings on 7/28/2015 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 7/28/2015 before the market open.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 7/28/2015 before the open.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reports earnings on 7/30/2015 before the market open.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 7/31/2015 before the market open.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reports earnings on 7/31/2015 before the market open.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 8/4/2015 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Home Depot (HD)

IBM (IBM) is up +0.32% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Q2 employment cost index expected +0.6%, Q1 +0.7%.

0900 ET Jul Milwaukee ISM expected +3.45 to 50.00, Jun -1.15 to 46.55.

0945 ET Jul Chicago PMI expected +1.4 to 50.8, Jun +3.2 to 49.4.

1000 ET Final-July U.S. consumer sentiment (University of Michigan) expected +0.7 to 94.0, prelim-Jul -2.8 to 93.3.

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