The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +79 points.

Monday the Dow was down -36.98 (-0.12%) at 30,960.00.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +1.16%.

There were 15 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by Apple (AAPL) 142.92 (+2.77%), Procter & Gamble (PG) 132.24 (+1.72%) and Verizon (VZ) 58.42 (+1.65%).

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by American Express (AXP) 121.15 (-3.96%), Caterpillar (CAT) 187.34 (-2.40%) and Goldman Sachs (GS) 283.04 (-2.19%).

Janet Yellen, a former Fed chief has become the nation’s first female Treasury secretary. Yellen was confirmed by the Senate on Monday. She’s now in charge of the agency charged with supporting President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid stimulus program.

Thirteen Dow components deliver earnings this week. Five Dow stocks report earnings Tuesday. American Express, 3M, Johnson & Johnson and Verizon are out Tuesday morning and Microsoft reports after the close.

The U.S. could reach 1.5 million Covid vaccinations per day, Biden said Monday, topping his previously targeted pace of 1 million per day. Biden has pledged to administer 100 million shots of coronavirus vaccine in his first 100 days in office.

Senators on Tuesday will be sworn in as jurors in former President Trump’s impeachment trial, which is expected to start the week of Feb. 8. The House on Monday delivered its impeachment article against Trump for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol earlier this month. Trump has not taken any responsibility for the Jan. 6 riot of his supporters who tried to stop Congress from voting to affirm Biden’s election win.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is unchanged at $2.400 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 1/7/2021 before the market open of $1.22, beating estimates calling for $1.02 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/15/2021 before the market open of $3.79, beating estimates of $2.72 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reports earnings on 1/19/2021 before the market open.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/20/2021 before the market open $1.64, beating estimates of $1.51 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/20/2021 before the market open of $2.52, beating estimates of $2.394 per share

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/21/2021 before the market open of $4.91, beating estimates of $3.004 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/21/2021 after the market close of $1.52, beating estimates of $1.10 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/21/2021 after the market close of $2.07, beating estimates of $1.778 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 1/26/2021 before the market open of $2.38, beating estimates of $2.187 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/26/2021 before the market open of $1.76, beating estimates of $1.264 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/26/2021 before the market open of $1.86, beating estimates of $1.806 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/26/2021 before the market open of $1.21, beating estimates of $1.163 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 1/26/2021 after the market close.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on 1/27/2021 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 1/27/2021 after the market close.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 1/28/2021 before the market open.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 1/28/2021 after the market close.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 1/29/2021 before the market open.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 1/29/2021 before the market open.

Honeywell (HON) reports earnings on 1/29/2021 before the market open.

Amgen (AMGN) reports earnings on 2/2/2021 after the market close.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 2/4/2021 before the market open.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 2/10/2021 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Travelers (TRV)

Travelers (TRV) 146.36 (+0.36%) is up +4.27% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

Two-Day FOMC Meeting Begins

8:55 AM ET Redbook

9:00 AM ET Case-Shiller Home Price Index

9:00 AM ET FHFA House Price Index

10:00 AM ET Consumer Confidence

10:00 AM ET Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index

11:00 AM ET 4-Week Bill Announcement

11:00 AM ET 8-Week Bill Announcement

11:30 AM ET 52-Week Bill Auction

1:00 PM ET 5-Yr Note Auction

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