DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, July 23, 2021 – UnitedHealth (UNH) +18.56% YTD

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Honeywell (HON), McDonald’s (MCD), Microsoft (MSFT) and Nike (NKE). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +187 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +25.35 (+0.07%) at 34,823.35.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +13.78%.

There were 14 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Salesforce (CRM) 248.28 (+2.55%), Microsoft (MSFT) 286.14 (+1.68%) and Nike (NKE) 163.68 (+1.61%).

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Travelers (TRV) 147.76 (+2.69%), JPMorgan (JPM) 150.93 (-1.26%) and Chevron CVX) 98.82 (-1.00%).

American Express (AXP) rose about 4% in the premarket after the credit giant reported quarterly earnings and revenue that best estimates.

Honeywell (HON) increased modestly in the premarket after the industrial company beat estimates with quarterly earnings and revenue. Honeywell also raised its outlook.

Intel (INTC) fell almost 2% in Friday’s premarket, the morning after the company issued a forecast that disappointed some investors and said the global chip shortage could last well into 2023. Intel did exceed estimates with quarterly earnings of $1.28 per share. Revenue also surpassed projections.

The 10-year Treasury yield, which moves inversely to price, ticked higher Friday, trading at about 1.3% after hitting a 5½-month low of nearly 1.13% earlier this week.

The delta variant, dominant in the U.S., is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases ever seen, warned the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The variant is highly contagious, largely because people infected with delta can carry up to 1,000 times more virus in their nasal passages than those infected with the original coronavirus strain, according to new data. The latest seven-day average of new Covid cases was up 65%, while deaths fell 7% in the same time frame to 250 per day.

US futures are higher, European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down four-tenths of a cent at $3.155 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 6/24/2021 after the market close of $0.93, beating estimates of $0.51 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 7/1/2021 before the market open of $1.51, beating estimates of $1.114 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 7/13/2021 before the market open of $15.02, beating estimates of $10.24 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 7/13/2021 before the market open of $3.78, beating estimates of $3.10 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 7/15/2021 before the market open of $4.70, beating estimates of $4.407 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 7/19/2021 after the market close of $2.33, beating estimates of $2.252 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 7/20/2021 before the market open of $3.45, beating estimates of $2.346 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $2.48, beating estimates of $2.28 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $0.68, beating estimates of $0.566 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $1.37, beating estimates of $1.303 per share.

Dow (DOW) reported earnings on 7/22/2021 before the market open of $2.72, beating estimates calling for $2.477 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 7/22/2021 after the market close of $1.28, beating estimates of $1.057 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 7/23/2021 before the market open of $2.80, beating estimates of $1.641 per share.

Honeywell (HON) reported earnings on 7/23/2021 before the market open of $2.02, beating estimates of $1.938 per share.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 7/29/2021 before the market open.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reports earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open.

Amgen (AMGN) reports earnings on 8/3/2021 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

UnitedHealth (UNH)

UnitedHealth (UNH) 415.77 (+0.27%) is up +18.56% in 2021.

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