The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +77 points.

Monday the Dow was down -125.44 (-0.50%) at 25,187.70.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +1.90%.

There were 6 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by Merck (MRK) +0.98% and Apple (AAPL) +0.65%.

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by DowDuPont (DWDP) -1.70% and JPMorgan (JPM) -1.59%.

Home Depot (HD) earnings per share were $3.05 vs. $2.84 expected. Revenue came in at $30.46 billion vs. $30.03 billion expected. Same-store sales were up 8 percent globally vs. an increase of 6.6 percent expected.

European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down two-tenths of a cent at $2.857 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) reported earnings on 7/30/2018 before the market open of $2.97, beating estimates calling for $2.747 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 7/31/2018 before the market open of $0.81, beating estimates calling for $0.754 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 7/31/2018 before the market open of $0.94, beating estimates of $0.913 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 7/31/2018 after the market close of $2.38, beating estimates calling for $2.228 per share.

DowDuPont (DWDP) reported earnings on 8/2/2018 before the market open of $1.37 per share.

Disney (DIS) reported earnings on 8/7/2018 after the market close of $1.87, missing estimates calling for $2.005 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reported earnings on 8/14/2018 before the market open of $3.05, beating estimates calling for $2.84 per share.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 8/15/2018 after the market close.

Walmart (WMT) reports earnings on 8/16/2018 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Intel (INTC)

Intel (INTC) is up +4.96% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

10:00 NFIB Small Business Optimism (Jul), 107.9, 106.9, 107.2

12:30 Export Price Index (YoY), 4.3%, 4.2%, 5.3%

12:30 Export Price Index (MoM) (Jul), -0.5%, 0.2%, 0.2%

12:30 Import Price Index (MoM) (Jul), 0.0%, 0.1%, -0.1%

12:30 Import Price Index (YoY), 4.8%, 4.6%, 4.3%

12:30 Import Price Index ex Petroleum (MoM), -0.5%, 0.2%

12:55 Redbook (YoY), 4.5%, 5.6%

12:55 Redbook (MoM), 0.1%, 0.9%

15:30 4-Week Bill Auction, 1.905%

15:30 52-Week Bill Auction, 2.335%

20:30 API Weekly Crude Oil Stock, -6.000M

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