DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, August 2, 2019

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. Dow stock 52 week lows include Pfizer (PFE).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -36 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -280.85 (-1.05%) at 26,583.42.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +13.96%.

There were 7 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by IBM (IBM) +1.40%, Microsoft (MSFT) +1.31% and Merck (MRK) +0.84%

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Goldman Sachs (GS) -3.87%, Caterpillar (CAT) -3.71% and Nike (NKE) -3.38%.

The Labor Department said the US added 164,000 nonfarm payrolls last month, in line with economist expectations of 165,000. The unemployment rate was 3.7%, unchanged from the prior month. Average hourly earnings rose 8 cents, to $27.98 last month. That’s up 3.2% from a year ago, a slight acceleration from June.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent at $2.721 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 6/27/2019 before the market open of $1.47, beating estimates calling for $1.46 per share.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 6/27/2019 after the market close of $0.62, missing estimates calling for $0.698 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 7/16/2019 before the market open of $5.81, beating estimates of $5.149 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 7/16/2019 before the market open of $2.58, beating estimates of $2.436 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 7/16/2019 before the market open of $2.82, beating estimates of $2.568 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 7/17/2019 after the market close of $3.17, beating estimates of $3.078 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 7/18/2019 before the market open of $3.60, beating estimates of $3.528 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 7/18/2019 after the market close of $1.37, beating estimates of $1.249 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 7/19/2019 before the market open of $2.07, meeting estimates of $2.069 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 7/23/2019 before the market open of $0.63, meeting estimates of $0.629 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 7/23/2019 before the market open of $2.02, missing estimates calling for $2.374 per share.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 7/23/2019 before the market open of $2.20, beating estimates of $2.082 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 7/23/2019 after the market close of $1.37, beating estimates calling for $1.363 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 7/24/2019 before the market open of -$5.82, missing estimates calling for $1.133 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 7/24/2019 before the market open of $2.83, missing estimates calling for $3.152 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 7/25/2019 before the market open of $2.20, beating estimates calling for $2.07 per share.

Dow (DOW) reported earnings on 7/25/2019 before the market open of $0.86 per share.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 7/25/2019 after the market close of $1.06, beating estimates calling for $0.908 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 7/26/2019 before the market open of $1.97, missing estimates calling for $2.092 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 7/30/2019 before the market open of $1.30, beating estimates of $1.182 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 7/30/2019 before the market open of $1.10, beating estimates of $1.079 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 7/30/2019 before the market open of $0.80, beating estimates of $0.789 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 7/30/2019 after the market close of $2.18, barely beating estimates calling for $2.172 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 8/1/2019 before the market open of $1.23, beating estimates calling for $1.22 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 8/2/2019 before the market open of $2.27, beating estimates calling for $1.78 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 8/2/2019 before the market open of $0.73, missing estimates calling for $0.741 per share.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 8/6/2019 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Coca Cola (KO)

Coca Cola (KO) is up +9.88% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

8:30 AM ET Jobs Report

8:30 AM ET International Trade

10:00 AM ET Consumer Sentiment

10:00 AM ET Factory Orders

1:00 PM ET Baker-Hughes Rig Count

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