The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, February 21, 2020

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Home Depot (HD). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -83 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -128.05 (-0.44%) at 29,219.98.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +2.39%.

There were 9 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Dow (DOW) +2.52%, Home Depot (HD) +1.39% and Cisco (CSCO) +1.21%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Intel (INTC) -2.47%, Goldman Sachs (GS) -1.94% and Microsoft (MSFT) -1.53%.

South Korea confirmed 52 new coronavirus cases, bringing its total to 152. The covid-19 coronavirus has killed over 2,300 with total cases above 76,000, but nearly all have been in China, especially Hubei province. Concerns are growing that the coronavirus is spreading more widely in Asia and across the globe.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up nine-tenths of a cent at $2.468 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) reported earnings on 2/12/2020 after the market close of $0.77, missing estimates calling for $0.79 per share.

Walmart (WMT) reported earnings on 2/18/2020 before the market open of $1.38, missing estimates calling for $1.469 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 2/25/2020 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Verizon (VZ)

Verizon (VZ) is down -4.56% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

9:45 AM ET PMI Composite Flash

10:00 AM ET Existing Home Sales

1:00 PM ET Baker-Hughes Rig Count

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