DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, August 2, 2021 – Amgen (AMGN) +5.05% YTD

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Nike (NKE). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +84 points.

Friday the Dow was down -149.06 (-0.42%) at 34,935.47.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +14.14%.

There were 12 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Procter & Gamble (PG) 142.23 (+1.97%), Cisco (CSCO) 55.37 (+0.54%) and Honeywell (HON) 233.79 (+0.39%).

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) 206.75 (-2.73%), Boeing (BA) 226.48 (-2.22%) and Disney (DIS) 176.02 (-1.31%).

The Dow Jones Industrial Average headed into the new month within 1% of their latest record high closes set last Monday.

The 10-year Treasury yield was steady Monday, around 1.23%. The yield, which moves inversely to price, hit a 5½-month low of nearly 1.13% last month.

Jobs data and earnings are the major events that could move markets this week. Three reports looking at the health of the labor market kicks off Wednesday with the ADP’s July private-sector jobs report. The government’s weekly look at initial jobless claims and July employment report are out Thursday and Friday, respectively.

In a rare weekend session, senators finalized the text of their $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, which will next be introduced to the Senate. The measure, a top legislative priority for President Joe Biden, includes $550 billion in new spending over five years to build roads and electric vehicle charging stations, as well as replace lead water pipes. Many Democrats including Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi want to pass the infrastructure bill alongside a much larger go-it-alone $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package.

The latest seven-day average of new daily delta-driven Covid infections in the U.S. increased 54% from a week ago.

Evictions, which have mostly been on pause during the pandemic, are expected to ramp up Monday after a federal moratorium expired over the weekend. House lawmakers on Friday attempted but failed to pass a bill to extend eviction relief even for a few months. More than 15 million people live in households that owe as much as $20 billion to their landlords.

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

The national average price of gasoline is up three-tenths of a cent at $3.176 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) reported earnings on 7/27/2021 before the market open of $2.59, beating estimates of $2.245 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close of $1.30, beating estimates of $1.001 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close of $2.17, beating estimates of $1.90 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close of $1.49, beating estimates of $1.334 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open of $0.40, beating estimates of -$0.654 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open of $2.37, beating estimates of $2.123 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 7/29/2021 before the market open of $1.30, missing estimates calling for $1.325 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open of $2.56, beating estimates of $2.36 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open of $1.60, beating estimates of $1.536 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open of $1.13, beating estimates of $1.083 per share.

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

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 8/12/2021 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Amgen (AMGN)

Amgen (AMGN) 241.54 (-0.38%) is up +5.05% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

9:45 AM ET PMI Manufacturing Final

10:00 AM ET ISM Manufacturing Index

10:00 AM ET Construction Spending

11:30 AM ET 3-Month Bill Auction

11:30 AM ET 6-Month Bill Auction

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