DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, October 4, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) +1.96% YTD

There are no Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -18 points.

Friday the Dow closed up +482.54 (+1.43%) at 34,326.46.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +12.15%.

There were 4 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Merck (MRK) 81.40 (+8.37%), Disney (DIS) 176.01 (+4.04%) and American Express (AXP) 173.94 (+3.83%).

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Walmart (WMT) 137.05 (-1.67%), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 160.47 (-0.64%) and Walgreens WBA) 46.80 (-0.53%).

The Dow Jones Industrial Average led the way higher Friday, with an advance of 482 points, or 1.4%. The month of October has a reputation for volatility, but the fourth quarter has mostly been a positive time for the market. Many strategists on Wall Street expect stocks to eclipse their recent highs after a rocky period in October.

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

The national average price of gasoline is up four-tenths of a cent at $3.200 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

JPMorgan (JPM) reports earnings on 10/13/2021 before the open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 160.47 (-0.64%) is up +1.96% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

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