The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, July 27, 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 down -4 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +112.97 (+0.44%) at 25,527.07.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +3.27%.

There were 20 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Travelers (TRV) +2.54% and Disney (DIS) +2.10%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by McDonald’s (MCD) -1.73% and Microsoft (MSFT) -1.09%.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent at $2.855 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) reported earnings on 7/13/2018 before the market open of $2.27, beating estimates calling for $2.27 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 7/17/2018 before the market open of $5.98, beating estimates calling for $4.66 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 7/17/2018 before the market open of $2.10, beating estimates of $2.083 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 7/17/2018 before the market open of $3.14, beating estimates of 3.088 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 7/18/2018 after the market close of $1.84, missing estimates calling for $1.868 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 7/18/2018 after the market close of $3.08, beating estimates calling for $3.058 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 7/19/2018 before the market open $1.92, missing estimates of $2.446 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 7/19/2018 after the market close of $1.13, beating estimates calling for $1.11 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 7/24/2018 before the market open of $3.07, beating estimates of $2.603 per share.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 7/24/2018 before the market open of $1.97, beating estimates calling for $1.88 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 7/24/2018 before the market open of $1.20, beating estimates of $1.159 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 7/25/2018 before the market open of $3.33, missing estimates of $3.448 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 7/25/2018 before the market open of $0.61, meeting expectations of $0.609 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 7/26/2018 before the market open of $1.90, missing estimates of $1.965 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 7/26/2018 after the market close of $1.04, beating estimates of $1.00 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 7/27/2018 before the market open of $1.78, missing estimates calling for $2.095 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 7/27/2018 before the market open of $0.92, missing estimates calling for $1.249 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 7/27/2018 before the market open of $1.06, meeting expectations of $1.059 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 7/30/2018 before the market open.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 7/31/2018 before the market open.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reports earnings on 7/31/2018 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 7/31/2018 after the market close.

DowDuPont (DWDP) reports earnings on 8/2/2018 before the market open.

Disney (DIS)) reports earnings on 8/7/2018 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Apple (AAPL)

Apple (AAPL) is up +14.76% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

12:20 FOMC Member Bullard Speaks

12:30 Core PCE Prices, 2.30%

12:30 GDP (QoQ) (Q2), 4.1%, 2.0%

12:30 GDP Price Index (QoQ) (Q2), 2.3%, 2.2%

12:30 PCE Prices, 2.5%

12:30 Real Consumer Spending (Q2), 0.9%

14:00 Michigan 5-Year Inflation Expectations (Jul), 2.40%

14:00 Michigan Consumer Expectations (Jul), 86.5, 86.4

14:00 Michigan Consumer Sentiment (Jul), 97.1, 97.1

14:00 Michigan Current Conditions (Jul), 114.0, 113.9

14:00 Michigan Inflation Expectations (Jul), 2.9%

14:30 ECRI Weekly Annualized (WoW), 0.9%

14:30 ECRI Weekly Index, 148.3

17:00 U.S. Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count, 858

19:30 CFTC Copper speculative net positions, 9.1K

19:30 CFTC Crude Oil speculative net positions, 631.3K

19:30 CFTC Gold speculative net positions, 57.8K

19:30 CFTC S&P 500 speculative net positions, 183.0K

19:30 CFTC Silver speculative net positions, 8.9K

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