The Dow closed down -27.02 (-0.21%) at 12,938.67. The market is looking weak but hasn’t broke below support. I’m looking to sell some, so it will probably take off like a rocket.
Futures are up a bit in after-hours.
After the close, notable stocks reporting earnings include GLF, LHO, HLX, ESRX, LNET, QCOR, QEP, AEA, ARII, CSGP, FR, IFSIA, KAI, KBR, LOOP, NEWP, PCTI, TWI, TYL, AWAY, CLW, ELGX, NUVA, FLS, SM, UAN, VOLC, BLKB, DRCO, HR, HTZ, MANT, NATL,NVTL, SAM, SGY, WMB, WPZ, AEL, BBRG, CLR, CXO, EQY, ESV, GDP, GVA, HNSN, HURN, LBTYA, ONXX, ORA, PPO, PRA, PVA, RGR, SMSI, UNTD, WLL, AUY, CNL, FLR, MNKD, SKUL, CLDT, DRYS, DTSI, OAS, BEAT, CBOU, GSS, PAAS, AHT, ANW, LTD, QIHU, ADI, CIM, HPQ, JACK, SNPS, AVGO, HEI and ANGI.
European stocks closed lower while Asian markets ended higher.
Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) reported first-quarter earnings after the close that beat analysts’ expectations, although sales growth was weak and the company issued a cautious outlook.
Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) edged higher today after the company announced late Tuesday that CEO Bill Weldon will step down in April.
Tomorrow before the open, notable stocks expected to report earnings include DDD, AEE, AMT, ANSS, AUXL, BRY, BBG, CKP, CBR, CIR, CMS, CWH, COR, DANG, DNR, DCIX, DISH, SATS, EME, EXAS, EXH, FAF, FWLT, GTI, GPOR, HRL, ICGE, IMAX, IART, IDCC, IVR, IRM, ISLE, JRN, KBW, KSS, FSTR, LXP, LINE, LKQX, LTXC, PCS, NM, NIHD, OCN, OMX, ZEUS, OCR, PKD, PDCO, PEI, PXP, PEG, QLTI, RDN, RIMG, SWY, SHLD, SMBL, SRT, GASS, SUI, SFY, SXCI, SMA, NGLS, TRGP, TGT, TASR, TFX, TS, THI, TTC, TSL, WMAR, WWE andXIN.