Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Travelers (TRV) and UnitedHealth (UNH).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -30 points.
Tuesday the Dow was down -41.30 (-0.23%) at 17,582.57.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +0.90%.
There were 12 Dow stocks up Tuesday.
The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Pfizer (PFE) +1.03% and UnitedHealth (UNH) +1.01%.
The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by Goldman Sachs (GS) -1.34% and Visa (V) -1.10%.
Nike (NKE +0.28%) dropped nearly 6% in pre-market trading after it reported Q3 revenue of $8.03 billion, well below consensus of $8.20 billion. The company reported earnings after the close Tuesday of $0.55 per share, beating estimates of $0.485 per share.
Merk (MRK +0.44%) rose nearly 3% in after-hours trading after it won a jury verdict that allows it to seek royalties from Gilead Sciences for its Hepatitis C cure. Gilead Sciences (GILD +1.13%) fell almost over 3% on the news.
European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly lower.
The national average price of gasoline is up nine-tenth of a cent at $1.993 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
IBM (IBM) is up +7.624% year-to-date.
0700 ET Weekly MBA mortgage applications, previous -3.3% with purchase sub-index +0.3% and refi sub-index -5.6%.
0900 ET St. Louis Fed President James Bullard speaks on Bloomberg TV and radio.
1000 ET Feb new home sales expected +3.2% to 510,000, Jan -9.2% to 494,000.
1030 ET EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report.
1300 ET Treasury auctions $13 billion 2-year floating-rate T-notes.