DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, May 12, 2014

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include McDonald’s (MCD). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +54 points.

Friday, the Dow closed up +32.37 (+0.20%) at 16,583.34.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +0.04%. Nasdaq is down -2.5% and the Russell 2000 is down -4.8%, but the S&P 500 is up +1..6%.

Last week the Dow was up +0.4%, Nasdaq down -1.3%, S&P 500 down -0.1% and Russell 2000 down -1.9%.

Travelers (TRV) was upgraded to ‘Buy’ from ‘Neutral’ at Guggenheim.

Cisco (CSCO) and Wal-Mart (WMT) report earnings this week.

European stocks were higher and Asian markets closed mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is down two-tenths of a cent at $3.652 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 4/11/2014 before the market open of $1.28/share below consensus of $1.41/share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 4/15/2014 before the market open of $0.44/share, meeting consensus.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 4/15/2014 before the market open of $1.54/share, beating consensus of $1.48/share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 4/15/2014 after the market close $0.38/share beating consensus of $0.37/share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 4/16/2014 after the market close of $1.33/share beating consensus of $1.30/share.

International Business Machines (IBM) reported earnings on 4/16/2014 after the market close of $2.54/share, meeting consensus.

Dupont (DD) reported earnings on 4/17/2014 before the market open of $1.58/share, meeting consensus.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 4/17/2014 before the market open of $0.36/share, beating consensus of $0.32/share.

Goldman Sachs reported earnings on 4/17/2014 before the market open of $4.02/share, beating consensus of $3.44/share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 4/17/2014 before the market open of $1.10/share, narrowly beating consensus of $1.093/share.

McDonalds (MCD) reported earnings on 4/22/14 before the market open of $1.21/share, below estimates of $1.24/share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 4/22/14 before the market open of $2.95/share, well ahead of $2.16/share consensus.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 4/22/14 before the market open of $1.32/share beating estimates by $0.05/share.

AT&T (T) reportrf earnings on 4/22/14 after the market close of $0.71/share, beating estimates of $0.70/share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 4/23/14 before the market open of $1.76/share ahead of $1.54/share consensus.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 4/23/14 before the market open of $1.04/share, beating consensus of $1.02/share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 4/24/14 before the market open of $1.61/share, beating consensus of $1.25/share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 4/24/14 before the market open of $1.79/share, meeting consensus.

Verizon VZ will report earnings on 4/24/14 before the market open.

Micrososft (MSFT) will report earnings on 4/24/14 after the market close.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 4/24/14 after the market close of $0.84/share, below consensus of $0.87/share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 4/29/14 before the market open of $0.88/share, beating consensus of $0.79/share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 5/1/14 before the market open.

Chevron (CVX) will report earnings on 5/2/14 before the market open of $2.10/share, beating consensus of $1.88/share.

Pfizer (PFE) will report earnings on 5/5/14 before the market open.

Walt Disney (DIS) reported earnings on 5/6/14 after the market close of $1.11/share, beating consensus of $0.96/share.

Notable earnings reports from Friday include:

Alcatel Lucent (ALU) reported a first quarter loss of $0.04 on revenue of $2.96 billion, compared to last year’s loss of $0.19 on revenue of $4.27 billion.

Bloomin’ Brands (BLMN) reported first quarter EPS of $0.42 on revenue of $1.20 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $0.50 on revenue of $1.09 billion.

Hilton Worldwide (HLT) reported first quarter EPS of $0.13 on revenue of $2.36 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $0.09.

Ralph Lauren (RL) reported fourth quarter EPS of $1.68 on revenue of $1.83 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $1.41 on revenue of $1.64 billion.

Stocks reporting earnings today include:

Babcock & Wilcox (BWC) is expected to report first quarter EPS of $0.42 on revenue of $704.81 million, compared to last year’s EPS of $0.46 on revenue of $805.42 million.

McKesson Corporation (MCK) is expected to report fourth quarter EPS of $2.40 on revenue of $35.89 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $1.45 on revenue of $30.62 billion.

NII Holdings (NIHD) is expected to report a first quarter loss of $2.05 on revenue of $1.02 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $1.21 on revenue of $1.41 billion.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Intel Corp. (INTC)

Intel Corp. (INTC) is up +1.33% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

1200 ET Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser delivers opening remarks at the Philadelphia Feds conference on Reinventing Older Communities.

1400 ET Apr monthly budget statement expected +$114.0 billion, Mar -$36.893 billion.

1600 ET USDA weekly crop progress.

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