DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, May 18, 2020

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 up +748 points.

Friday the Dow was up +60.08 (+0.25%) at 23,685.42.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -17.01%.

There were 15 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Disney (DIS) +2.96%, Home Depot (HD) +2.07% and Walmart (WMT) +2.04%.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Raytheon Technologies (RTX) -2.10%, Boeing (BA) -2.06% and American Express (AXP) -1.90%.

Moderna’s closely watched early-stage human trial for a coronavirus vaccine produced Covid-19 antibodies in all 45 participants. Each participant received a 25, 100 or 250 microgram dose, with 15 people in each dose group. At day 43, or two weeks following the second dose, levels of binding antibodies in the 25 microgram group were at the levels generally seen in blood samples from people who recovered from the disease. The company’s shares surged 30% in premarket trading.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent at $1.879 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 3/24/2020 after the market close of $0.53, missing estimates calling for $0.618 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 4/2/2020 before the market open of $1.52, beating estimates calling for $1.479 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 4/14/20 before the market open of $2.30, beating estimates calling for $2.064 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 4/14/20 before the market open of $0.78, missing estimates calling for $2.191 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 4/15/20 before the market open of $3.11, missing estimates calling for $3.50 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 4/15/20 before the market open of $3.72, beating estimates calling for $3.714 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 4/17/20 before the market open of $1.22, beating estimates calling for $1.106 per share

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 4/20/2020 after the market close of $1.84, beating estimates calling for $1.698 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 4/21/20 before the market open of $0.51, beating estimates calling for $0.436 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 4/21/20 before the market open of $2.62, missing estimates calling for $2.877 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 4/23/2020 after the market close of $1.45, beating estimates calling for $1.281 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 4/24/20 before the market open of $1.98, beating estimates calling for $1.686 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 4/24/20 before the market open of $1.26, beating estimates calling for $1.22 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 4/28/20 before the market open of $2.16, beating estimates of $2.023 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 4/28/20 before the market open of $1.60, missing estimates calling for $1.761 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 4/28/20 before the market open of $1.50, beating estimates calling for $1.393 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 4/28/20 before the market open of $0.80, beating estimates calling for $0.71 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 4/29/20 before the market open of -$1.70, beating estimates of -$2.044 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 4/29/2020 after the market close of $1.40, beating estimates calling for $1.273 per share.

Dow (DOW) reported earnings on 4/30/20 before the market open of $0.30, missing estimates calling for $0.604 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 4/30/20 before the market open of $1.47, missing estimates calling for $1.587 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 4/30/2020 after the market close of $2.55, beating estimates calling for $2.089 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 4/30/2020 after the market close of $1.39, beating estimates calling for $1.35 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 5/1/20 before the market open of $1.93, beating estimates of $0.636 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 5/1/20 before the market open of -$0.14, missing estimates of $0.04 per share.

Disney (DIS) reported earnings on 5/5/2020 after the market close of $0.60, missing estimates calling for $0.83 per share.

Raytheon Technologies (RTX) reported earnings on 5/7/20 before the market open of $1.78, beating estimates of $1.113 per share.

Cisco (CSCO) reported earnings on 5/13/2020 after the market close of $0.79, beating estimates of $0.634 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 5/19/20 before the market open.

Walmart (WMT) reports earnings on 5/19/20 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Verizon (VZ)

Verizon (VZ) is down -10.90% year-to-date. Verizon (VZ) YTD low was 48.84 on 3/25/2020.

Financial Calendar

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11:30 AM ET 3-Month Bill Auction

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