There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. Dow stock 52 week lows include McDonald’s (MCD), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Verizon (VZ), Chevron (CVX) and International Business Machines (IBM)..
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -56 points.
Monday, the Dow closed down -99.99 (-0.58%) at 17,180.84.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +3.64%.
There were 5 Dow stock winners Monday.
Dow stock winners Monday include Boeing (BA) +1.08% and Exxon Mobil (XOM) +0.35%.
Dow stock losers Monday included International McDonald’s (MCD) -2.38% and Goldman Sachs (GS) -1.74%.
Boeing (BA) climbed 2.7% in premarket trading after it raised its dividend 25% and authorized a $12 billion share repurchase plan.
Goldman Sachs (GS) was initiated with a ‘Buy’ at Guggenheim with a price target of $215.
Microsoft (MSFT) was downgraded to ‘Underperform’ from ‘Neutral’ at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
European stocks are mixed and Asian markets ended mostly lower.
The national average price of gasoline is down 1.9 cents at $2.526 per gallon.
Nike (NKE) will report earnings on Thursday, 12/18/14 after the market close.
Notable earnings reports from Monday include:
Verifone Systems Inc (PAY) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.44 on revenue of $491.00 million, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.27 on revenue of $432.30 million.
Stocks reporting earnings today include:
Darden Restuaurants, Inc. (DRI) is expected to report second quarter EPS of $0.27 on revenue of $1.55 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s EPS of $0.15 on revenue of $2.05 billion.
Navistar International Corp (NAV) reported fourth quarter EPS loss of $0.88 on revenue of $3 billion, compared to last yearâ€™s loss of $1.90 on revenue of $2.75 billion.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Walt Disney Co. (DIS) is up +18.98% year-to-date.
0830 ET Nov housing starts expected +3.1% to 1.040 million, Oct -2.8% m/m to 1.009 million. Nov building permits expected -2.5% to 1.065 million, Oct +5.9% to 1.092 million.
0945 ET Preliminary Dec U.S. Markit manufacturing PMI expected +0.7 to 55.5, Nov -1.1 to 54.8.
1030 ET FOMC begins 2-day policy meeting.