DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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 -11 points.

Tuesday the Dow was down -6.72 (-0.03%) at 20,651.30.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +4.50%.

There were 13 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by McDonald’s (MCD) +0.94% and Disney (DIS) +0.57%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Apple (AAPL) -1.08% and Dupont (DD) -1.08%.

Starting April 19, Walmart (WMT) will offer a discount to customers who ship purchases to one of Walmart’s more than 4,100 US stores, instead of to a home address or elsewhere. The discount amount will vary by size of the purchase. If the customer chooses to ship it to their home, the price will stay the same and Walmart will deliver it to another address for free in two days or less.

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

The national average price of gasoline is up six-tenths of a cent at $2.398 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 3/21/2017 after the market close of $0.68, beating estimates calling for $0.524 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reports earnings on 4/13/2017 before the market open.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reports earnings on 4/18/2017 before the market open.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reports earnings on 4/18/2017 before the market open.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reports earnings on 4/18/2017 before the market open.

IBM (IBM) reports earnings on 4/18/2017 after the market close.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 4/19/2017 after the market close.

Travelers (TRV) reports earnings on 4/20/2017 before the market open.

Verizon (VZ) reports earnings on 4/20/2017 before the market open.

General Electric (GE) reports earnings on 4/21/2017 before the market open.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 4/25/2017 before the market open.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 4/25/2017 before the market open.

Dupont (DD) reports earnings on 4/25/2017 before the market open.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 4/25/2017 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 4/25/2017 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Chevron (CVX)

Chevron (CVX) is down -7.42% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0700 ET Weekly MBA mortgage applications, previous -1.6% with purchase sub-index +0.7% and refi sub-index -4.2%.

0830 ET Mar import price index expected -0.2% m/m and +3.9% y/y, Feb +0.2% m/m and +4.6% y/y. Mar export price index expected unch m/m, Feb +0.3% m/m and +3.1% y/y.

1030 ET EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report.

1300 ET Treasury auctions $12 billion 30-year T-bonds.

1400 ET Mar monthly budget statement expected -$167.0 billion, Feb -$108.0 billion.

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