DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, February 5, 2016

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs.There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -37 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +79.92 (+0.49%) at 16,416.58.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -5.79%.

There were 19 Dow stock up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) +4.25% and United Technologies (UTX) +2.51%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Nike (NKE) -3.71% and Merck (MRK) -2.92%.

The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January. Economists expected a gain of 190,000. The unemployment rate, however, fell to 4.9 percent from 5.0 percent. Average hourly earnings rose by 0.5 percent, leaving wages up 2.5 percent over the last 12 months.

European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down a penny at $1.763 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 before the market open of $1.32, better than consensus of $1.261.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/14/2015 after the market close of $0.74, beating estimates of $0.63 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 before the market open of $1.40, beating estimates of $1.37 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/19/2016 after the market close of $4.84, beating estimates of $4.755 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/20/2015 before the market open of $1.27, missing estimates calling for $3.79 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 after the market of $1.23, beating consensus of $1.13 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $2.90, beating estimates calling for $2.70 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/21/2016 before the market open of $0.89, beating estimates for $0.877 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 1/22/2016 before the market open of $0.31, missing estimates for $0.495 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/25/2016 before the market open of $1.31, beating estimates calling for $1.228 per share.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.66, beating estimates for $1.62 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $3.28, beating estimates for $3.235 per share.

Dupont (DD) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $0.27, beating estimates for $0.259 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 before the market open of $1.04, beating estimates for $0.98 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/26/2016 after the market close of $1.44, beating estimates for $1.418 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open.of $1.60, beating estimates for $1.35 per share

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 1/27/2016 before the market open of$1.53, beating estimates for $1.505 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.78, beating estimates for $0.693.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 1/28/2015 after the market close of $0.69, beating estimates for $0.675.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/28/2016 before the market open of $0.74, beating estimates for $0.694 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 1/29/2016 before the market open of -$0.31, missing estimates calling for $0.478 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open of $0.67, beating estimates for $0.637.

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 2/2/2016 before the market open of $0.53, beating estimates calling for $0.516.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 2/3/2016 before the market open of $0.93, beating estimates for $0.913.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 before the market open.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 2/9/2016 after the market close.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 2/10/2016 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is up +1.15% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Jan non-farm payrolls expected +190,000, Dec +292,000. Jan private payrolls expected +180,000, Dec +275,000. Jan manufacturing payrolls expected -2,000, Dec +8,000. Jan unemployment rate expected unch at 5.0%, Dec unch at 5.0%.

0830 ET Jan avg hourly earnings expected +0.3% m/m and +2.2% y/y, Dec unch m/m and +2.5% y/y. Jan avg weekly hours all employees expected unch at 34.5 hours.

0830 ET Dec trade balance expected -$43.20 billion, Nov -$42.37 billion.

1500 ET Dec consumer credit expected +$16.0 billion, Nov +$13.951 billion.

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