DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, May 7, 2018

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

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open UP +66 points.

Friday the Dow was up +332.36 (+1.39%) at 24,262.51.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -1.85%.

There were 29 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Apple (AAPL) +3.92%, McDonald’s (MCD) +3.09%, Disney (DIS) +2.42% and Cisco (CSCO) +1.94%.

The Dow stock loser Friday was Chevron (CVX) -0.38%.

Five Dow components have double-digit year-to-date gains : Boeing (BA), Cisco (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Microsoft (MSFT) and Visa (V).

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is unchanged at $2.813 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) reported earnings on 5/1/2018 after the market close of $2.73, barely beating estimates calling for $2.729 per share.

Dow DuPont (DWDP) reported earnings on 5/3/2018 before the market open of $1.12 per share.

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

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 5/15/2018 before the market open.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 5/16/2018 after the market close.

Wal-Mart (WMT) reports earnings on 5/17/2018 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Cisco (CSCO)

Cisco (CSCO) is up +18.28% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

14:00 CB Employment Trends Index (Apr), 107.70

15:30 3-Month Bill Auction, 1.835%

15:30 6-Month Bill Auction, 1.990%

18:00 FOMC Member Barkin Speaks

Tentative Loan Officer Survey

19:00 Consumer Credit (Mar), 15.00B, 10.60B

19:30 Chicago Fed President Evans Speaks

19:30 FOMC Member Kaplan Speaks

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