DJIA Market Happenings For Thursday, January 31, 2019

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -93 points.

Wednesday the Dow was up +434.90 (+1.77%) at 25,014.86.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +7.23%.

There were 27 Dow stocks up Wednesday.

The Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by Apple (AAPL) +6.83%, Boeing (BA) +6.25% and Microsoft (MSFT) +3.34%.

The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by Walmart (WMT) -1.97%, Disney (DIS) -0.69% and McDonald’s (MCD) -0.22%.

Unemployment insurance weekly claims in the week ending January 26, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 253,000, an increase of 53,000 from the previous week’s revised level. This is the highest level for initial claims since September 30, 2017 when it was 254,000. The previous week’s level was revised up by 1,000 from 199,000 to 200,000. The 4-week moving average was 220,250, an increase of 5,000 from the previous week’s revised average. The previous week’s average was revised up by 250 from 215,000 to 215,250.

European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up three-tenths of a cent at $2.259 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/15/2019 before the market open of $1.98, missing estimates calling for $2.24 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/15/2019 before the market open of $2.28, just beating estimates of $2.272 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/16/2019 before the market open of $$6.04, beating estimates calling for $4.30 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/17/2019 after the market close of $2.32, beating estimates calling for $1.832 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/22/2019 before the market open of $2.02, beating estimates calling for $1.969 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/22/2019 before the market open of $2.13, missing estimates calling for $2.315 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/22/2019 after the market close of $4.87, meeting estimates of $4.87 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/23/2019 before the market open of $1.25, beating estimates of $1.224 per share.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 1/23/2019 before the market open of $1.95, beating estimates calling for $1.554 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/24/2019 after the market close of $1.28, beating estimates of $1.261 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/28/2019 before the market open of $2.55, missing estimates calling for $3.004 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 1/29/2019 before the market open of $2.31, meeting expectations of $2.305 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 1/29/2019 before the market open of $0.64, missing estimates calling for $0.656 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/29/2019 before the market open of $1.12, beating estimates calling for $1.102 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 1/29/2019 after the market close of $4.18, missing estimates calling for $4.195 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/30/2019 before the market open of $5.48, beating estimates of $4.561 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/30/2019 before the market open of $1.82, missing estimates of $1.938 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 1/30/2019 after the market close of $1.10, missing estimates calling for $1.128 per share.

DowDuPont (DWDP) reported earnings on 1/31/2019 before the market open of $0.88, inline with estimates of $0.88 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 2/1/2019 before the market open.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reports earnings on 2/1/2019 before the market open.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 2/5/2019 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Chevron (CVX)

Chevron (CVX) is up +3.88% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

7:30 AM ET Challenger Job-Cut Report

8:30 AM ET Jobless Claims

8:30 AM ET Personal Income and Outlays

8:30 AM ET Employment Cost Index

9:45 AM ET Chicago PMI

10:00 AM ET New Home Sales

10:30 AM ET EIA Natural Gas Report

11:30 AM ET 4-Week Bill Auction

11:30 AM ET 8-Week Bill Auction

3:00 PM ET Farm Prices

4:30 PM ET Fed Balance Sheet

4:30 PM ET Money Supply

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