DJIA Market Happenings For Thursday, August 11, 2016

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Wal-Mart (WMT) and United Technologies (UTX).There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +51 points.

Wednesday the Dow was down -37.39 (-0.20%) at 18,495.66.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +6.14%.

There were 14 Dow stocks up Wednesday.

The Dow stock winners Wednesday were led by Wal-Mart (WMT) +1.25% and Disney (DIS) +1.23%.

The Dow stock losers Wednesday were led by Exxon Mobil (XOM) -1.75% and Chevron (CVX) -1.16%.

Jobless claims fell by 1,000 to 266,000 in the week ended Aug. 6, from a revised 267,000 in the prior period. Filings have been below 300,000 for 75 straight weeks, the longest stretch since 1970. The median estimate from economists was for 265,000, with projections ranging from 260,000 to 275,000. The Labor Department revised the prior week’s reading to 267,000 from an initially reported 269,000.

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

The national average price of gasoline is up three-tenths of a cent at $2.130 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 6/28/16 after the market close of $0.49, beating estimates calling for $0.477 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 7/14/2016 before the market open of $1.55, beating estimates calling for $1.431 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 7/18/2016 after the market close of $2.95, beating estimates of $2.871 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 7/19/2016 before the market open of $3.72, beating consensus of $3.013 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 7/19/2016 before the market open of $1.74, beating estimates calling for $1.675 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 7/19/2016 before the market open of $1.96, beating estimates calling for $1.889 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 7/19/2016 after the market close of $0.69, beating estimates calling for $0.576 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 7/20/2016 after the close of $2.10, beating estimates calling for $1.924 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 7/20/2016 after the close of $0.59, beating estimates calling for $0.533 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 7/21/2016 before the market open of $2.24, beating estimates of $2.106 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 7/21/2016 after the close of $0.69, beating estimates calling for $0.669 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 7/22/2016 before the market open of $0.51, beating estimates calling for $0.455 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 7/26/2016 before the market open $0.963, beating estimates for $0.93 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 7/26/2016 before the market open of $1.25, missing estimates for $1.376 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 7/26/2016 after the market close of $1.42, beating estimates of $1.389.

United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 7/26/2016 before the market open of $1.82, beating estimates calling for $1.652.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 7/26/2016 before the market open of $0.17, missing estimates calling for $0.941 per share.

Dupont (DD) reported earnings on 7/26/2016 after the market close of $1.24, beating estimates calling for $1.095 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 7/27/2016 before the market open of $-0.44, beating estimates for $-0.88 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 7/27/2016 before the market open of $0.60, beating estimates of $0.578 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 7/29/2016 before the market open of $-0.78, below estimates for $0.312 per share.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 7/29/2016 before the market open of $0.41, below estimates for $0.638 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 7/29/2016 before the market open of $0.93, beating estimates for $0.913 per share.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 8/2/2016 before the market open.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reports earnings on 8/2/2016 before the market open.

Disney (DIS) reported earnings on 8/9/2016 after the market close of $1.62, beating estimates calling for $1.605 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 8/16/2016 before the market open.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 8/17/2016 after the market close.

Wal-Mart (WMT) reports earnings on 8/18/2016 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

JPMorgan (JPM)

JPMorgan (JPM) is down -1.14% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Weekly initial unemployment claims expected -4,000 to 265,000, previous +3,000 to 269,000. Weekly continuing claims expected -5,000 to 2.133 million, previous -6,000 to 2.138 million.

0830 ET Jul import price index expected -0.4% m/m and -4.3% y/y, Jun +0.2% m/m and -4.8% y/y.

0830 ET USDA weekly Export Sales.

1100 ET Treasury announces amount of 5-year TIPS to be auctioned Aug 18.

1300 ET Treasury auctions $15 billion of 30-year T-bonds.

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