DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, April 30, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Intel (INTC) and Microsoft (MSFT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +127 points.

Friday the Dow was down -11.15 (-0.05%) at 24,311.19.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -1.65%.

There were 14 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Verizon (VZ) +3.64% and Nike (NKE) +2.22%.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Exxon Mobil (XOM) -3.80% and Apple (AAPL) -1.16%.

Shares in burger chain McDonald’s (MCD) are up 3.5% after reporting better-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter.

European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up three-tenths of a cent at $2.811 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 3/22/2018 after the market close of $-0.57, missing estimates calling for $0.555 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 4/13/2018 before the market open of $2.37, missing estimates calling for $2.92 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 4/17/2018 before the market open of $6.95, beating estimates of $5.75 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 4/17/2018 before the market open of $2.06, beating estimates of $2.029 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reports earnings on 4/17/2018 before the market open of $3.04, beating estimates of $2.968 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 4/17/2018 after the market close of $2.45, beating estimates of 2.415 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 4/18/2018 after the market close of $1.86, beating estimates of $1.747 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 4/20/2018 before the market open of $0.16, beating estimates calling for $0.12 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 4/20/2018 before the market open of $1.00 on expectations of $1.002 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 4/24/2018 before the market open of $2.82, beating estimates of $2.169 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 4/24/2018 before the market open of $0.47, beating estimates of $0.464 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 4/24/2018 before the market open of $2.50, beating estimates of $2.525 per share.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 4/24/2018 before the market open of $1.77, beating estimates of $1.544 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 4/24/2018 before the market open of $1.17, beating estimates of $1.107 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 4/25/2018 before the market open of $3.64, beating estimates calling for $2.637 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 4/25/2018 after the market close of $1.11, beating estimates of $1.058 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 4/26/2018 after the market close of $0.87, beating estimates of $0.765 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 4/26/2018 after the market close of $0.95, beating estimates of $0.892 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 4/27/2018 before the market open of $1.90, beating estimates of $1.423 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 4/27/2018 before the market open of $1.09, missing estimates calling for $1.179 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 4/30/2018 before the market open of $1.72, with estimates calling for $1.706 per share.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 5/1/2018 before the market open.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 5/1/2018 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 5/1/2018 after the market close.

Dow DuPont (DWDP) reports earnings on 5/3/2018 before the market open.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 5/8/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

American Express (AXP)

American Express (AXP) is up +0.30% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

12:30 Core PCE Price Index (MoM) (Mar), 0.2%, 0.2%, 0.2%

12:30 Core PCE Price Index (YoY) (Mar), 1.9%, 1.9%, 1.6%

12:30 PCE Deflator (YoY), 2.0%, 2.0%, 1.7%

12:30 PCE Deflator (MoM), 0.2%, 0.1%, 0.2%

12:30 Personal Income (MoM) (Mar), 0.3%, 0.4%, 0.3%

12:30 Personal Spending (MoM) (Mar), 0.4%, 0.4%, 0.2%

12:30 Real Personal Consumption (MoM) (Mar), 0.4%, 0.5%, -0.2%

13:00 Dallas Fed PCE (Mar), 1.70%

43 min Chicago PMI (Apr), 58.2, 57.4

58 min Pending Home Sales (MoM) (Mar), 0.6%, 3.1%

58 min Pending Home Sales Index (Mar), 107.5

14:30 Dallas Fed Mfg Business Index (Apr), 25.0, 21.4

15:30 3-Month Bill Auction, 1.830%

15:30 6-Month Bill Auction, 1.985%

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