The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, February 5, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Travelers (TRV). Dow stock 52 week lows include General Electric (GE) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -276 points.

Friday the Dow was down a mere -665.75 (-2.54%) at 25,520.96.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +3.24%.

There were zero (0) Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were not to be found.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Chevron (CVX) -5.57%, Exxon Mobil (XOM) -5.10%, Goldman Sachs (GS) -4.48%, Apple (AAPL) -4.34%, Visa (V) -3.83% and DowDupont (DWDP) -3.55%.

Bitcoin is back below $8,000. The cryptocurrency was down 6.45% at $7,670 a coin as of 6:24 a.m. ET, trading at its lowest level since the middle of November.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up one-tenth of a cent at $2.605 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 12/21/17 after the market close of $0.46, beating estimates of $0.437 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/12/2018 before the market open of $1.07, missing estimates calling for $1.726 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/16/2018 before the market open of $2.59, beating estimates of $2.559 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/17/2018 before the market open of -$5.51 (includes tax loss), missing estimates calling for $5.064 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/18/2017 after the market close of -$1.41, missing estimates calling for $1.564 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/18/2018 after the market close of $5.01, missing estimates calling for $5.191 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/23/2018 before the market open of $1.19, beating estimates of $1.166 per share.

Procter & Gamble reports earnings on 1/23/2018 before the market open of $1.74, missing estimates calling for $1.757 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/23/2018 before the market open of $0.86, missing estimates of $0.887 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/23/2018 before the market open of $2.28, handily beating estimates calling for $1.657 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 1/24/2018 before the market open of -$0.35, missing estimates calling for $0.282 per share.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 1/24/2018 before the market open of $1.60, meeting estimates of $1.597 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/25/2018 before the market open of $2.16, beating estimates calling for $1.827 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/25/2018 after the market close of $1.08, beating estimates calling for $0.891 per share.

3M (MMM) reporte earnings on 1/25/2018 before the market open of $2.10, beating estimates of $2.052 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 1/30/2018 before the market open of $0.62, beating estimates of $0.583 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/30/2018 before the market open of $0.87, missing estimates calling for $1.616 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 1/31/2018 after the close of $0.96, beating estimates of $0.895 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/31/2018 before the market open of $4.80, beating estimates calling for $2.951 per share.

DowDupont (DWDP) reported earnings on 2/1/2018 before the market open of $0.83.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 2/1/2018 after the market close of $3.89, beating estimates of $3.839 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 2/1/2018 after the market close of $1.08, beating estimates of $1.007 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 2/2/2018 before the market open of $1.64, beating estimates of $1.306 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 2/2/2018 before the market open of $1.97, beating estimates of $1.092 per share.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 2/2/2018 before the market open of $0.98, beating estimates of $0.97 per share.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 2/6/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Boeing (BA)

Boeing (BA) is up +18.31% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

14:45 Markit Composite PMI (Jan), 53.9, 53.8

14:45 Services PMI (Jan),, 53.5, 53.3

15:00 CB Employment Trends Index (Jan), 107.10

15:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing Business Activity (Jan), 57.2, 57.8

15:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing Employment (Jan), 56.3

15:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing New Orders (Jan), 54.3

15:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI (Jan), 56.5, 56.0

15:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing Prices (Jan), 59.9

16:30 3-Month Bill Auction, 1.425%

16:30 6-Month Bill Auction, 1.625%

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