DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Coca Cola (KO), Microsoft (MSFT) and Procter & Gamble (PG). Dow stock 52 week lows include Exxon Mobil (XOM).

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +243 points.

Tuesday the Dow was up +407.82 (+1.44%) at 28,807.63.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +0.94%.

There were 27 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Apple (AAPL) +3.30%, Microsoft (MSFT) +3.29% and Caterpillar (CAT) +2.88%.

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Exxon Mobil (XOM) -1.25%, Travelers (TRV) -0.77% and McDonald’s (MCD) -0.26%.

The jobs market added 291,000 in private payrolls for the best monthly gain since May 2015, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. That was well above the 150,000 estimate from economists. The total also was a sharp gain from the 199,000 in December, which was revised down 3,000 from the initial count.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down five-tenths of a cent at $2.458 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 12/19/2019 after the market close of $0.52, missing estimates calling for $0.618 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 1/8/2020 before the market open of $1.37, missing estimates calling for $1.416 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/14/2020 before the market open of $2.57, beating estimates calling for $2.376 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/15/2020 before the market open of $4.69, missing estimates calling for $5.47 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/15/2020 before the market open of $3.90, beating estimates calling for $3.833 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/21/2020 after the market close of $4.71, essentially meeting estimates calling for $4.712 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/22/2020 before the market open of $1.88, missing estimates calling for $1.935 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/23/2020 before the market open of $1.44, beating estimates calling for $1.396 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/23/2020 before the market open of $3.32, beating estimates calling for $3.09 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/23/2020 after the market close of $1.52, beating estimates calling for $1.297 per share.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 1/24/2020 before the market open of $2.03, missing estimates calling for $2.038 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 1/28/2020 before the market open of $0.55, missing estimates calling for $0.607 per share.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 1/28/2020 before the market open of $1.94, beating estimates calling for $1.934 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 1/28/2020 before the market open of $1.66, missing estimates calling for $2.128 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 1/28/2020 after the market close of $4.99, beating estimates calling for $4.60 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/29/2020 before the market open of -$2.33, missing estimates of $1.676 per share.

Dow (DOW) reported earnings on 1/29/2020 before the market open of $0.78 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/29/2020 before the market open of $2.08, beating estimates calling for $1.98 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 1/29/2020 after the market close of $1.51, beating estimates calling for $1.377 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 1/30/2020 before the market open of $0.44, meeting estimates calling for $0.441 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/30/2020 before the market open of $1.13, missing estimates calling for $1.174 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 1/30/2020 after the market close of $1.46, missing estimates calling for $1.501 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/31/2020 before the market open of $2.63, beating estimates calling for $2.40 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 1/31/2020 before the market open of $1.49, missing estimates of $1.545 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 1/31/2020 before the market open of $1.33, beating estimates calling for $0.508 per share.

Disney (DIS) reported earnings on 2/4/2020 after the market close of $1.53, beating estimates calling for $1.494 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 2/5/2020 before the market open of $1.16, missing estimates calling for $1.216 per share.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 2/12/2020 after the market close.

Walmart (WMT) reports earnings on 2/18/2020 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is up +3.93% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

7:00 AM ET MBA Mortgage Applications

8:15 AM ET ADP Employment Report

8:30 AM ET International Trade

9:45 AM ET PMI Services Index

10:00 AM ET ISM Non-Mfg Index

10:30 AM ET EIA Petroleum Status Report

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