DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, October 19, 2020

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Caterpillar (CAT), McDonald’s (MCD) and Procter & Gamble (PG). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +151 points.

Friday the Dow was up +112.11 (+0.39%) at 28,606.31.

Year-to-date the Dow is down +0.24%.

There were 20 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) 168.75 (+2.25%), Boeing (BA) 167.35 (+1.89%) and UnitedHealth (UNH) +1.64%).

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Apple (AAPL) 119.02 (-1.40%), Goldman Sachs (GS) 206.21 (-1.15%) and Chevron (CVX) 72.89 (-0.84%).

Global stocks jump after Pelosi sets 48-hour deadline for stimulus vote. The California Democrat said she was “optimistic” over stimulus negotiations.

European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down two-tenths of a cent at $2.167 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) 116.87 (+3.09%) reported earnings on 9/22/2020 after the market close of $0.95, beating estimates calling for $0.458 per share. Last I checked it was trading at 132.15 in after-hours. [Closed at $114.90, +1.93% on 9/9/2020]

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 148.88 (+1.24%) reported earnings on Tuesday 10/13/2020 before the market open of $2.20, beating estimates calling for $1.987 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) 96.27 (+0.96%) reported earnings on Tuesday 10/13/2020 before the market open of $2.92, beating estimates calling for $2.353 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on Wednesday 10/14/2020 before the market open of $9.68, beating estimates calling for $5.57 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on Wednesday 10/14/2020 before the market open of $3.51, beating estimates of $2.981 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on Thursday 10/15/2020 before the market open of $1.02, beating estimates of $0.96 per share.

IBM (IBM) reports earnings on Monday 10/19/2020 after the market close.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reports earnings on Tuesday 10/20/2020 before the market open.

Travelers (TRV) reports earnings on Tuesday 10/20/2020 before the market open.

Verizon (VZ) reports earnings on Wednesday 10/21/2020 before the market open.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on Wednesday 10/21/2020 after the market close.

Dow (DOW) reports earnings on Thursday 10/22/2020 before the market open.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on Thursday 10/22/2020 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on Thursday 10/22/2020 after the market close.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on Friday 10/23/2020 before the market open.

Honeywell (HON) reports earnings on Friday 10/23/2020 before the market open.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on Tuesday 10/27/2020 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on Tuesday 10/27/2020 before the market open.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on Tuesday 10/27/2020 after the market close.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on Wednesday 10/28/2020 before the market open.

Amgen (AMGN) reports earnings on Wednesday 10/28/2020 after the market close.

Visa (V) reports earnings on Wednesday 10/28/2020 after the market close.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on Thursday 10/29/2020 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

JPMorgan (JPM)

JPMorgan (JPM) 101.51 is down -27.18% year-to-date. JPMorgan (JPM) YTD low was 76.91 on 3/19/2020. JPMorgan (JPM) has provided a +31.99% gain off the YTD low.

Financial Calendar

8:00 AM ET Jerome Powell Speaks

10:00 AM ET Housing Market Index

11:30 AM ET 3-Month Bill Auction

11:30 AM ET 6-Month Bill Auction

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