DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, July 31, 2017

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Caterpillar (CAT). Dow stock 52 week lows include Exxon Mobil (XOM).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +55 points.

Friday the Dow was up +33.76 (+0.15%) at 21,830.31.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +10.46%.

There were 15 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Chevron (CVX) +1.89% and UnitedHealth (UNH) +1.18%

The Dow stock loser Friday was Exxon Mobil (XOM) -1.52% and General Electric (GE) -1.01%.

Oil futures edged lower with traders likely booking some profits after a solid run higher that has put the U.S. contract on pace for its biggest monthly rise of the year.

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

The national average price of gasoline is up three-tenths of a cent at $2.316 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 6/29/17 after the market close of $0.60, beating estimates calling for $0.512 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 7/14/17 before the market open of $1.82, beating estimates calling for $1.62 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 7/18/17 before the market open of $3.95, beating estimates calling for $3.71 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 7/18/17 before the market open of $1.83, meeting estimates calling for $1.827 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 7/18/17 before the market open of $2.46, beating estimates of $2.398 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 7/18/17 after the market close of $2.97, beating estimates calling for $2.758 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 7/19/17 after the market close of $1.47, meeting estimates of $1.47 per share..

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 7/20/2017 before the market open of $2.11, missing estimates calling for $2.212 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 7/20/2017 after the market close of $0.98, beating estimates calling for $0.736 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 7/20/2017 after the market close of $0.86, beating estimates of $0.843 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 7/21/2017 before the market open of $0.28, missing estimates calling for $0.532 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 7/25/2017 before the market open of$1.49, beating estimates calling for $1.262 per share.

Dupont (DD) reported earnings on 7/25/2017 before the market open of $1.38, beating estimates calling for $1.341 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 7/25/2017 before the market open of $1.70, beating estimates of $1.66 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 7/25/2017 before the market open of $2.58, beating estimates calling for $2.504 per share.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 7/25/2017 before the market open of $1.85, beating estimates of $1.804 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 7/26/2017 before the market open of $0.59, beating estimates calling for $0.576 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 7/26/2017 before the market open of $2.55, beating estimates of $2.383 per share.

Procter & Gamble repored earnings on 7/27/2017 before the market open of $0.85, beating estimates of $0.789 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 7/27/2017 before the market open of $0.96, meeting expectations for $0.961 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 7/27/2017 after the market close of $0.72, beating expectations for $0.692 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 7/28/2017 before the market open of $0.77, missing estimates calling for $0.977 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 7/28/2017 before the market open of $0.78, missing estimates calling for $0.881 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 7/28/2017 before the market open of $1.01, beating estimates calling for $0.879 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 8/1/2017 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 8/1/2017 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Merck (MRK)

Merck (MRK) is up +8.90% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0945 ET Jul Chicago PMI expected -5.7 to 60.0 Jun +6.3 to 65.7.

1000 ET Jun pending home sales expected +1.0% m/m, May -0.8% m/m and +0.5% y/y.

1030 ET Jul Dallas Fed manufacturing activity expected -2.0 to 13.0, Jun -2.2 to 15.0.

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

1600 ET USDA crop conditions and planting progress.

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