The Dow Market Happenings For Monday, August 10, 2020

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Home Depot (HD) and UnitedHealth (UNH). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +80 points.

Friday the Dow was up +46.50 (+0.17%) at 27,433.48.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -3.87%.

There were 20 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by American Express (AXP) 99.16 (+3.38%), Travelers (TRV) 117.36 (+3.18%) and Raytheon Technologies (RTX) 61.23 (+2.27%).

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Apple (AAPL) 444.45 (-2.45%), Microsoft (MSFT) 212.48 (-1.79%) and Boeing (BA) 170.02 (-1.27%).

President Trump signed extremely lame executive actions over the weekend designed to extend unemployment benefits a few weeks and sort of assist renters and homeowners. But they will not deliver the real help Americans need. They are mostly designed to try and boost Trump’s chances of winning in November, however they really fall short. What we need is for Republicans to find middle ground with Democrats.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is unchanged at $2.177 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 6/25/2020 after the market close of -$0.51, missing estimates calling for $0.016 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 7/9/2020 before the market open of $0.83, missing estimates calling for $1.103 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 7/14/2020 before the market open of $1.38, beating estimates calling for $1.336 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 7/15/2020 before the market open of $6.26, beating estimates calling for $3.972 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 7/15/2020 before the market open of $7.12, beating estimates calling for $5.158 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 7/16/2020 before the market open of $1.67, beating estimates calling for $1.496 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 7/20/2020 after the market close of $2.18, beating estimates calling for $2.136 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 7/21/2020 before the market open of $0.42, beating estimates calling for $0.404 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 7/22/2020 after the market close of $1.46, beating estimates calling for $1.384 per share.

Dow (DOW) reported earnings on 7/23/2020 before the market open of -$0.26, beating estimates of -$0.296 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 7/23/2020 before the market open of -$0.20, meeting estimates of -$0.20 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 7/23/2020 after the market close of $1.23, beating estimates calling for $1.105 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 7/24/2020 before the market open of $0.29, beating estimates calling for $0.131 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 7/24/2020 before the market open of $1.18, beating estimates calling for $1.156 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 7/28/2020 before the market open of $0.66, missing estimates of $0.764 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 7/28/2020 before the market open of $1.78, missing estimates calling for $1.766 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 7/28/2020 before the market open of $0.78, missing estimates calling for $0.64 per share.

Raytheon Technologies (RTX) reported earnings on 7/28/2020 before the market open of $0.40, beating estimates of $0.104 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 7/28/2020 after the market close of $1.06, beating estimates calling for $1.022 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 7/29/2020 before the market open of -$4.79, missing estimates calling for -$2.925 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 7/30/2020 before the market open of $1.16, beating estimates of $1.006 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 7/30/2020 after the market close of $2.58, beating estimates calling for $2.025 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 7/31/2020 before the market open of $1.03, beating estimates of $0.658 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 7/31/2020 before the market open of -$4.44, missing estimates of -$0.926 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 7/31/2020 before the market open of $1.37, beating estimates of $1.14 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 7/31/2020 before the market open of $-$0.26, beating estimates of -$0.632 per share.

Disney (DIS) reported earnings on 8/4/2020 after the market close of $0.08, beating estimates calling for -$0.432 per share.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 8/12/2020 after the market close.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 8/18/2020 before the market open.

Walmart (WMT) reports earnings on 8/18/2020 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Visa (V)

Visa (V) is down -5.81% year-to-date. Visa (V) YTD low was 48.84 on 3/25/2020. That’s a +18.41% gain off the YTD low.

Financial Calendar

10:00 AM ET JOLTS

11:30 AM ET 3-Month Bill Auction

11:30 AM ET 6-Month Bill Auction

12:30 PM ET TD Ameritrade IMX

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