Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Microsoft (MSFT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -13 points.
Thursday, the Dow closed down -19.71 (-0.12%) at 17.049.00.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +2.85%.
Dow stock winners Thursday included Cisco (CSCO) +1.00% ad JPMorgan (JPM) +0.91%.
Dow stock losers Thursday included Vixa (V) -0.89% and Nike (NKE) -0.79%.
There were 14 Dow stock winners Thursday.
European stocks are mixed and Asian markets ended mostly higher.
The national average price of gasoline is down nine-tenths of a cent at $3.413 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
Notable earnings reports from Thursday include:
Kroger Company (KR) reported second quarter EPS of $0.70 on revenue of $25.30 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.60 on revenue of $22.72 million.
lululemon athletica inc. (LULU) reported second quarter EPS of $0.33 on revenue of $390.70 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.39 on revenue of $344.51 million.
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (ULTA) reported second quarter EPS of $0.94 on revenue of $734.20 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.70 on revenue of $601 million.
Stocks reporting earnings today include:
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) is expected to report first quarter EPS of $0.30 on revenue of $1.60 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.53 on revenue of $2.16 billion.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
American Express Co. (AXP) is down -3.13% year-to-date.
0830 ET Aug retail sales expected +0.6% and +0.3% ex autos, Jul unch and +0.1% ex autos.
0830 ET Aug import price index expected -1.0% m/m and -0.4% y/y, Jul -0.2% m/m and +0.8% y/y.
0955 ET Preliminary U.S. Sep University of Michigan consumer confidence expected +0.8 to 83.3, Aug +0.7 to 82.5.
1000 ET Jul business inventories expected +0.4%, Jun +0.4%.