Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Microsoft (MSFT) and UnitedHealth (UNH). Dow stock 52 week lows include McDonald’s (MCD).
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +9 points.
Tuesday, the Dow closed down -97.55 (-0.57%) at 17,013.87.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +3.23%.
Dow stock winners Tuesday included UnitedHealth (UNH) +0.74% and Microsoft (MSFT) +0.62%.
Dow stock losers Tuesday included Home Depot (HD) -2.08% and McDonald’s (MCD) -1.52%.
There were 6 Dow stock winners Tuesday.
McDonald’s (MCD), the fast food giant said third quarter earnings will take a hit after a food scandal in China scared away diners in Asia last month.
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is trying to acquire Mojan AB, the company behind the increasingly popular cult video game, â€œMinecraft.â€
European stocks are mixedand Asian markets ended mostly lower.
The national average price of gasoline is down five-tenths of a cent at $3.428 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
Notable earnings reports from Tuesday include:
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) reported a first quarter loss of $0.56 on revenue of $1.24 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s loss of $0.86 on revenue of $1.33 billion.
HD Supply Holdings (HDS) reported second quarter EPS of $0.51 on revenue of $2.45 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.23 on revenue of $2.26 billion.
Leidos Holdings (LDOS) reported second quarter EPS of $0.61 on revenue of $1.31 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.19 on revenue of $2.47 billion.
Oxford Industries, Inc. (OXM) reported second quarter EPS of $0.94 on revenue of $246.20 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $1.01 on revenue of $235.02 million.
Stocks reporting earnings today include:
Menâ€™s Wearhouse, Inc. (MW) is expected to report second quarter EPS of $1.07 on revenue of $892.47 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $1.01 on revenue of $647.26 million.
Restoration Hardware (RH) is expected to report second quarter EPS of $0.64 on revenue of $454.38 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.49 on revenue of $382.10 million.
Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA) is expected to report second quarter EPS of $0.19 on revenue of $116.78 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.37 on revenue of $125.37 million.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Walt Disney Co. (DIS) is up +17.28% year-to-date.
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