There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs.There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -69 points.
Friday, the Dow was up +69.15 ((+0.40%) at 17,477.40.
Year-to-date the Dow is down -1.94%.
There were 24 Dow stocks up Friday.
Dow stock winners Friday were led by Dupont (DD) +1.57% and Cisco (CSCO) +1.15%.
The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Exxon Mobil (XOM) -0.37% and Verizon (VZ) -0.36%.
Cisco (CSCO +1.15%) was downgraded to ‘Equal Weight’ from ‘Overweight’ at Morgan Stanley.
JPMorgan Chase (JPM +0.50%) was upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette with a $77 price target.
Wal-Mart (WMT +0.37%) coverage was transitioned with an ‘Overweight’ at Stephens with a price target of $90.
European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mixed.
The national average price of gasoline is up one-tenth of a cent at $2.670 per gallon.
Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 8/18/2015 before the market open.
Wal-Mart (WMT) reports earnings on 8/18/2015 before the market open.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Merck (MRK) is up +4.21% year-to-date.
0830 ET Aug Empire manufacturing survey of general business conditions expected +0.94 to 4.80, Jul +5.84 to 3.86.
1000 ET Aug NAHB housing market index expected +1 to 61, Jul unch at 60.
1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.
1600 ET USDA weekly crop progress.