DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Disney, DIS), McDonald’s (MCD), Microsoft (MSFT) and Visa (V). Dow stock 52 week lows include Walgreens (WBA).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +10 points.

Tuesday the Dow was up +145.34 (+0.55%) at 26,656.39.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +14.27%.

There were 22 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by United Technologies (UTX) +2.27%, Coca Cola (KO) +1.71% and Merck (MRK) +1.55%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Procter & Gamble (PG) -2.69%, Verizon (VZ) -2.09% and Walgreens (WBA) -1.63%.

Stocks hit record highs. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed in record territory on Tuesday, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished less than 200 points below its October peak.

Boeing’s earnings fell 21% in the first three months of the year because of the crisis that grounded its bestselling 737 Max jet. The aircraft maker reported both lower revenue and profits compared to a year ago. See earnings section below.

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

The national average price of gasoline is up 1.7 cents at $2.866 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 3/21/2019 after the market close of $0.68, beating estimates of $0.662 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 4/2/2019 before the market open of $1.64, missing estimates calling for $1.732 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 4/12/201 before the market open of $2.65, beating estimates calling for $2.337 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reports earnings on 4/15/201 before the market open of $5.71, beating estimates calling for $5.243 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 4/16/201 before the market open of $2.10, beating estimates of $2.064 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 4/16/201 before the market open of $3.73, beating estimates calling for $3.63 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 4/16/2019 after the market close of $2.25, missing estimates of $2.271 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 4/18/201 before the market open of $2.01, essentially meeting estimates of $2.014 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 4/18/201 before the market open of $2.83, beating estimates calling for $2.678 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 4/23/201 before the market open of $0.48, beating estimates of $0.473 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 4/23/201 before the market open of $1.06, meeting estimates of $1.06 per share.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 4/23/201 before the market open of $1.91, beating estimates calling for $1.825 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 4/23/201 after the market close of $1.20, beating estimates of $1.191 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 4/24/201 before the market open of $3.16, missing estimates calling for $3.291 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 4/24/201 before the market open of $2.94, beating estimates of $2.856 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 4/24/2019 after the market close.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 4/24/2019 after the market close.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 4/25/201 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 4/25/2019 after the market close.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 4/26/201 before the market open.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reports earnings on 4/26/201 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 4/30/201 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 4/30/201 before the market open.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 4/30/201 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 4/30/2019 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

American Express (AXP)

American Express (AXP) is up +19.57% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

8:55 AM ET Redbook

9:15 AM ET Industrial Production

10:00 AM ET Housing Market Index

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