The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, January 27, 2017

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), Boeing (BA), Caterpillar (CAT), Dupont (DD) and Microsoft (MSFT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +4 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +32.40 (+0.16%) at 20,100.91.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +1.71%.

There were 17 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Dupont (DD) +1.72% and Boeing (BA) +1.05%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Verizon (VZ) -1.31% and Caterpillar (CAT) -0.95%.

Microsoft (MSFT +0.93%) gained nearly 1% in after-hours trading after it reported Q2 adjusted EPS ex-LinkedIn of 84 cents, higher than consensus of 79 cents.

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

The national average price of gasoline is down five-tenths of a cent at $2.288 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 12/20/16 after the market close of $0.50, beating estimates calling for $0.431 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/13/2016 before the market open of $1.71, beating estimates calling for $1.422 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/17/2017 before the market open of $2.11, beating estimates of $2.073 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/18/2017 before the market open of $5.08, beating estimates of $4.761 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/19/2017 after the market close of $0.91, lower than estimates calling for $0.979 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/19/2017 after the market close of $5.01, beating estimates calling for $4.89 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reports earnings on 1/20/2017 before the market open of $1.13, beating estimates calling for $1.065 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 1/20/2017 before the market open of $1.08, beating estimates of $1.06 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/23/2017 before the market open of $1.44, beating estimates calling for $1.407 per share.

Dupont (DD) reported earnings on 1/24/2017 before the market open of $0.51, beating estimates calling for $0.419 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/24/2017 before the market open of $1.58, beating estimates of $1.556 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 1/24/2017 before the market open of $1.88, barely beating estimates calling for $1.871 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/24/2017 before the market open of $3.20, smashing estimates calling for $2.893 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/24/2017 before the market open of $0.86, missing estimates calling for $0.892 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/25/2017 before the market open of $2.47, beating consensus of $2.336 per share.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 1/25/2017 before the market open of $1.56, meeting estimates calling for $1.557 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/26/2017 before the market open of $0.83, beating estimates calling for $0.654 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/26/2017 after the market close of $0.79, beating estimates calling for $0.755 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 1/26/2017 after the market close of $0.83, beating estimates of $0.785 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 1/27/2017 after the market close.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reports earnings on 1/31/2017 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 1/31/2017 after the market close.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 1/31/2017 after the market close.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reports earnings on 2/2/2017 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 2//2017 after the market close.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 2/7/2017 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is down -2.93% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Q4 GDP expected +2.2% (q/q annualized), Q3 +3.5% (q/q annualized). Q4 personal consumption expected +2.5%, Q3 +3.0%. Q4 GDP price index expected +2.1%, Q3 +1.4%. Q4 core PCE deflator expected +1.4% q/q, Q3 +1.7% q/q.

0830 ET Dec durable goods orders expected +2.6% and +0.5% ex-transportation, Nov -4.5% and +0.6% ex-transportation. Dec capital goods orders nondefense ex-aircraft expected +0.2%, Nov +0.9%.

1000 ET Final-Jan University of Michigan U.S. consumer sentiment expected unch at 98.1, prelim-Jan -0.1 to 98.1.

1500 ET USDA Dec Cattle on Feed.

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