DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, December 8, 2014

Dow stocks at 52 week highs includes Cisco (CSCO), Disney (DIS), Dupont (DD), Goldman Sachs (GS), Intel (INTC), JPMorgan (JPM), Merck (MRK), Travellers (TRV) and Visa (V). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -58 points.

Friday, the Dow closed up +58.69 (-0.33%) AT 17,958.79.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +8.34%. Nasdaq is up +14.5%, S&P 500 +12.3% and Russell 2000 +1.6%.

Last week the Dow was up +0.7%, S&P 500 +0.4%, Russell 2000 +0.8% and Nasdaq was down -0.2%.

There were 20 Dow stock winners Friday.

Dow stock winners Friday include JPMorgan (JPM +2.15% and Goldman Sachs (GS) +1.82%.

Dow stock losers Friday include Chevron (CVX) -1.26% and Cisco (CSCO) -0.97%.

Exxon Mobil (XO) fell -1.7% and Schlumberger (SLB -0.31%) slid 1.2% in premarket trading after the price of crude oil dropped to near last week’s 5-1/3 year low.

Disney (DIS) was initiated with a ‘Buy’ at UBS with a price target of $106.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline over the weekend is down 4.3 cents at $2.668 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) will report earnings on 12/18/14 after the market close.

Notable earnings reports from Friday include:

Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS) reported fourth quarter EPS of $1.39 on revenue of $5.75 billion, compared to last year’s EPS of $1.31 on revenue of $5.49 billion.

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) reported a third quarter loss of $0.06 per share, compared to last year’s loss of $0.16 per share on revenue of $1.11 billion.

Genesco Inc. (GEN) reported third quarter EPS of $1.28 on revenue of $723.00 million, compared to last year’s EPS of $1.43 on revenue of $666.33 million.

Stocks reporting earnings today include:

IDT Corporation (IDT) is expected to report EPS of $0.42 on revenue of $415.00 million, compared to last year’s EPS of $0.32 on revenue of $420.67 million.

Diamond Foods, Inc. (DMND) is expected to report first quarter EPS of $0.25 on revenue of $253.54 million, compared to last year’s EPS of $0.18 on revenue of $234.67 million.

H&R Block Inc (HRB) is expected to report a second quarter loss of $0.42 per share on revenue of $142 million, compared to last year’s loss of $0.42 per share on revenue of $134.34 million.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

AT&T Inc. (T)

AT&T Inc. (T) is down -3.47% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

1230 ET Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy to the Council for Quality Growth.

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