Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Goldman Sachs (GS). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -38 points.
Monday, the Dow closed up +43.63 (+0.26%) at 17,031.14.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +2.74%.
Dow stock winners Monday included Pfizer (PFE) +1.66% and Chevron (CVX) +1.29%.
Dow stock losers Monday included Microsoft (MSFT) -0.97% and Boeing (BA) -0.50%.
There were 19 Dow stock winners Monday.
Microsoft (MSFT) was upgraded to ‘Outperform’ from ‘Sector Perform’ at RBC Capital.
Boeing (NYSE: BA) looks likely to win a multibillion dollar contract with NASA that will allow the company to create a replacement for NASAâ€™s space-shuttle fleet. Boeing has been competing against SpaceX, a newer company that had, until now, been considered the favorite for the contract. So far, Boeingâ€™s proposal for a capsule-like space taxi is the least risky and can be created and implemented within the next three years.
Microsoft (MSFT) spent $2.5 billion to acquire Mojang AB, the company behind the popular â€œMinecraftâ€ video game, the game wonâ€™t come with the gameâ€™s creator, Markus Persson.
European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.
The national average price of gasoline is down nine-tenths of a cent at $3.381 per gallon.
Nike (NKE) will report earnings on 9/25/14 after the market close.
Notable earnings reports from Monday include:
Analogic Corporation (ALOG) reported fourth quarter EPS of $1.36 on revenue of $142 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $1.53 on revenue of $166.18 million.
Student Transportation Inc. (STB) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.06 on revenue of $142.57 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.08 on revenue of $122.28 million.
Stocks reporting earnings today include:
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) is expected to report third quarter EPS of $0.26 on revenue of $1.01 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.32 on revenue of $995.12 million.
FactSet Research Systems, Inc. (FDS) is expected to report fourth quarter EPS of $1.30 on revenue of $236.99 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $1.20 on revenue of $219.33 million.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Boeing Co. (BA) is down -7.46% year-to-date.
0830 ET Aug PPI final demand expected unch m/m and +1.8% y/y, Jul +0.1% m/m and +1.7% y/y. Aug PPI final demand ex food & energy expected +0.1% m/m and +1.8% y/y, Jul +0.2% m/m and +1.6% y/y.
1030 ET FOMC begins 2-day policy meeting.