The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -90 points.

Monday the Dow was down -123.04 (-0.36%) at 34,077.63.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +11.34%.

There were 12 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by Walgreens (WBA) 53.79 (+0.92%), Coca Cola (KO) 54.00 (+0.60%) and Apple (AAPL) 134.84 (+0.51%).

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by Intel (INTC) 63.63 (-1.73%), Boeing (BA) 244.15 (-1.62%) and Nike (NKE) 132.57 (-1.30%).

IBM (IBM) issued first-quarter earnings and revenue that exceeded estimates. The enterprise technology and services provider reported revenue growth after four quarters of declines. Shares rose nearly 3% in the premarket.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) earnings beat estimates on first-quarter earnings and revenue, including $100 million in sales of its Covid vaccine, which is on hold in the U.S. as health regulators investigate rare but severe blood-clotting issues. J&J hares fell in premarket.

Procter & Gamble (PG) earnings topped expectations on earnings and revenue in its fiscal third quarter as consumers maintained Covid buying trends like purchasing more cleaning supplies and started buying beauty products again. P&G shares fell in premarket.

Travelers (TRV) reported better than expected earnings in the first quarter. Revenue basically met estimates. The insurance company raised its dividend and added $5 billion to its buyback program. Travelers hares rose 1% in premarket.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up one-tenth of a cent at $2.872 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 4/14/2021 before the market open of $18.60, beating estimates of $9.79 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 4/14/2021 before the market open of $4.50, beating estimates of $3.046 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 4/15/2021 before the market open of $5.31, beating estimates of $4.423 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 4/19/2021 before the market open of $0.55, beating estimates of $0.497 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 4/19/2021 after the market close of $1.77, beating estimates of $1.668 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 4/20/2021 before the market open of $2.69, beating estimates of $2.31 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 4/20/2021 before the market open of $1.26, beating estimates of $1.184 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 4/20/2021 before the market open of $2.73, beating estimates of $2.443 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reports earnings on 4/21/2021 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 4/22/2021 after the market close.

Dow (DOW) reports earnings on 4/22/2021 before the market open.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 4/23/2021 before the market open.

Honeywell (HON) reports earnings on 4/23/2021 before the market open.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 4/27/2021 before the market open.

Amgen (AMGN) reports earnings on 4/27/2021 after the market close.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 4/27/2021 after the market close.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 4/27/2021 after the market close.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on 4/28/2021 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 4/28/2021 after the market close.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 4/29/2021 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 4/29/2021 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 4/29/2021 before the market open.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 4/30/2021 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Nike (NKE)

Nike (NKE) 132.57 (-1.30%) is down -6.29% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

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