The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, July 2, 2018

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Nike (NKE). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -177 points.

Friday the Dow was up +55.36 (+0.23%) at 24,271.41.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -1.81%.

There were 16 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Nike (NKE) +11.13% and American Express (AXP) +1.06%.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Goldman Sachs (GS) -1.28% and Verizon (VZ) -1.08%.

Top rated Dow stocks heading into July are Chevron (CVX), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Nike (NKE) and Visa (V).

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WAG) was downgraded to ‘Neutral’ from ‘Buy’ at Mizuho Securities USA.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent at $2.856 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 6/28/2018 before the market open with $1.53 per share, beating estimates calling for $1.503 per share.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 6/28/2018 after the market close of $0.69, beating estimates of $0.673 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reports earnings on 7/13/2018 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Intel (INTC)

Intel (INTC) is up +7.69% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

13 min Manufacturing PMI (Jun), 54.6, 54.6

28 min Construction Spending (MoM) (May), 0.5%, 1.8%

28 min ISM Manufacturing Employment (Jun), 57.0, 56.3

28 min ISM Manufacturing New Orders Index (Jun), 63.7

28 min ISM Manufacturing PMI (Jun), 58.4, 58.7

28 min ISM Manufacturing Prices (Jun), 77.0, 79.5

15:30 3-Month Bill Auction, 1.900%

15:30 4-Week Bill Auction, 1.770%

15:30 6-Month Bill Auction, 2.085%

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