Dow stocks at 52 week highs were DIS, HD, JNJ, KO and PFE.. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Monday the Dow closed up +19.65 (+0.14%) at 14,567.17.
This morning the Dow was indicated to open up +69 points.
DuPont (DD) reported earnings that beat expectations and raised its dividend.
Travelers (TRV) reported good earnings too.
AT&T (T) reports earnings tonight.
European markets are higher and Asian markets ended lower.
The national average price of gasoline is down three-tenth of a cent to $3.515 per gallon.
DuPont (DD) reported net income of $3.35 billion or $3.58 per share for the quarter ended March 31. That’s up from $1.49 billion, or $1.58 per share, a year ago. Revenue increased 2 percent to $10.4 billion, matching expectations. The company had 4 percent volume growth in North America and Latin America. Sales were flat in the Asia-Pacific region and down slightly in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Overall, global volume was up 2 percent.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) reported that earnings increased 15.92% to $2.33 in the quarter versus EPS of $2.01 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue decreased 12.44% to $5.6 billion from the year-earlier quarter. Expectations were for $2.02 EPS on revenue of $5.61 billion.
United Technologies Corp. (UTX) reported earnings decreased 2.29% to $1.28 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.31 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue was up 15.9% to $14.4 billion from the year-earlier quarter. Expectations were for earnings of $1.30 on revenue of $14.94 billion.
BA reports earnings on 4/24/13 before the market open.
CVX reports earnings on 4/26/13 before the market open.
MMM reports earnings on 4/25/13 before the market open.
MRK will report earnings on 5/1/13 before the market open.
PFE will report earnings on 4/30/13 before the market open.
PG reports earnings on 4/24/13 before the market open.
T will report earnings on 4/23/13 after the market close.
XOM reports earnings 4/25/13 before the market open.
0900 ET Feb FHFA house price index expected +0.7%, Jan +0.6% m/m.
1000 ET April Richmond Fed manufacturing index expected -1 to 2, Mar -3 to 3.
1000 ET U.S. March new home sales expected +1.2% to 416,000, Feb -4.6% to 411,000.
1300 ET Treasury auction of $35 billion of 2-year T-notes.
1630 ET API weekly U.S. oil statistics.