DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, August 20, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) +13.46% YTD

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Cisco (CSCO), Microsoft (MSFT) and UnitedHealth (UNH). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +10 points.

Thursday the Dow closed down -66.57 (-0.19%) at 34,894.12.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +14.01%.

There were 13 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Cisco (CSCO) 57.27 (+3.84%), UnitedHealth (UNH) 427.89 (+2.53%) and Microsoft (MSFT) 296.77 (+2.08%).

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Boeing (BA) 212.16 (-3.12%), Walgreens (WBA) 47.55 (-3.00%) and Caterpillar (CAT) 204.45 (-2.55%).

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note stood at 1.235% Friday morning, down nearly 1 basis point.

Not much happening this morning.

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

The national average price of gasoline is down five-tenths of a cent at $3.172 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) reported earnings on 8/3/2021 after the market close of $4.38, beating estimates of $4.128 per share.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 8/12/2021 after the market close of $0.80, beating estimates calling for $0.565 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reported earnings on 8/17/2021 before the market open of $4.53, beating estimates of $4.427 per share.

Walmart (WMT) reported earnings on 8/17/2021 before the market open of $1.78, beating estimates of $1.562 per share.

Cisco (CSCO) reported earnings on 8/18/2021 after the market close of $0.84, beating estimates of $0.737 per share.

Salesforce (CRM) reports earnings on 8/25/2021 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 178.57 (+0.78%) is up +13.46% in 2021.

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