The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Visa (V). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -79 points.

Monday the Dow was down -148.04 (-0.61%) at 24,163.15.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -2.25%.

There were 5 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by McDonald’s (MCD) +5.77% and Apple (AAPL) +1.81%.

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by Verizon (VZ) -4.30% and Microsoft (MSFT) -2.40%.

Apple (AAPL +1.81%) was rated a new ‘Buy’ at D.A. Davidson with a price target of $220.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is unchanged 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) reported earnings on 5/1/2018 before the market open of $1.05, beating estimates calling for $1.004 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 5/1/2018 before the market open of $0.77, beating estimates calling for $0.757 per share.

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

Apple (AAPL)

Apple (AAPL) is down -2.35% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

12:55 Redbook (YoY), 2.6%

12:55 Redbook (MoM), 0.3%

13:45 Manufacturing PMI (Apr), 56.5, 56.5

14:00 Construction Spending (MoM) (Mar), 0.5%, 0.1%

14:00 ISM Manufacturing Employment (Apr), 57.0, 57.3

14:00 ISM Manufacturing New Orders Index (Apr), 61.9

14:00 ISM Manufacturing PMI (Apr), 58.6, 59.3

14:00 ISM Manufacturing Prices (Apr), 78.6, 78.1

14:30 Dallas Fed Services Revenues (Apr), 19.3

14:30 Texas Services Sector Outlook (Apr), 13.5

15:30 4-Week Bill Auction, 1.680%

19:30 All Car Sales, 5.62M

19:30 All Truck Sales (Apr), 11.87M

19:30 Domestic Car Sales, 4.10M

19:30 Domestic Truck Sales (Apr), 9.50M, 9.64M

19:30 Total Vehicle Sales, 17.10M, 17.48M

20:30 API Weekly Crude Oil Stock, 1.099M

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