DJIA Market Happenings For Tuesday, August 24, 2021 – Coca Cola (KO) +2.92% YTD

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Cisco (CSCO). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +38 points.

Monday the Dow closed up +215.63 (+0.61%) at 35,335.71.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +15.45%.

There were 21 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by Boeing (BA) 219.40 (+3.16%), Chevron (CVX) 96.73 (+2.58%) and Intel (INTC) 53.23 (+2.35%).

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) 425.36 (-1.01%), Walmart (WMT) 150.45 (-0.66%) and Travelers (TRV) 159.90 (-0.58%).

Yesterday the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended less than 1% away from its latest record close last week.

Friday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell addresses the Jackson Hole, Wyoming, economic symposium, held virtually this year due to the nationwide spike in Covid cases. Central bankers have started discussions to pull back the $120 billion a month bond-buying program by the end of this year.

Disney (DIS) has reached a deal with its unions to require all of its unionized employees working at Walt Disney World in Florida to be fully vaccinated against Covid by Oct. 22. The move comes nearly a month after Disney mandated that all of its salaried and nonunion hourly employees in the U.S. needed to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the end of September. No deal has been struck with unions on the West Coast that cater to Disneyland Resort employees.

Tomorrow we get earnings from Salesforce (CRM) after the close.

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

The national average price of gasoline is down one penny at $3.152 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

Coca Cola (KO)

Coca Cola (KO) 56.44 (-0.35%) is up +2.92% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

8:55 AM ET Redbook

10:00 AM ET New Home Sales

10:00 AM ET Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index

11:00 AM ET 4-Week Bill Announcement

11:00 AM ET 8-Week Bill Announcement

1:00 PM ET 2-Yr Note Auction

1:00 PM ET Money Supply

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