Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Chevron (CVX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Coca Cola (KO) and Travelers (TRV). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -5 points.
Thursday, the Dow closed up +14.84 (+0.09%) at 16,921.46.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +2.08%.
Dow stock winners Thursday included UnitedHealth (UNH) +1.64% and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) +0.97%.
Dow stock losers Thursday included JPMorgan (JPM) -0.83% and Nike 9NKE) -0.75%.
Thursday there were 17 Dow stock winners.
Microsoft (MSFT) will begin selling its Surface Pro 3 today, which is marketed as “the tablet that will replace your laptop.”
European stocks were mixed and Asian markets ended mostly lower.
The national average price of gasoline is up four-tenths of a cent at $3.679 per gallon.
Nike (NKE) will report earnings on 6/26/14 after the market close.
Notable earnings reports from Thursday include:
BlackBerry (BBRY) reported a first quarter loss of $0.11 on revenue of $966.00 million, compared to last yearâ€™s loss of $0.13 on revenue of $3.07 billion.
Kroger Company (KR) reported first quarter EPS of $1.09 on revenue of $32.96 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.92 on revenue of $30.04 billion.
Oracle (ORCL) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.92 on revenue of $11.33 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.87 on revenue of $10.95 billion.
Rite Aid (RAD) reported first quarter EPS of $0.04 on revenue of $6.47 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.09 on revenue of $6.29 billion.
Stocks reporting earnings today include:
CarMax (KMX) is expected to report first quarter EPS of $0.67 on revenue of $3.60 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.64 on revenue of $3.31 billion.
Darden Restaurants (DRI) is expected to report fourth quarter EPS of $0.94 on revenue of $2.33 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $1.01 on revenue of $2.30 billion.
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