DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, February 24, 2017

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), American Express (AXP), Boeing (BA), Cisco (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan (JPM), 3M (MMM), Merck (MRK), Procter & Gamble (PG), United Technologies (UTX) and Visa (V). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to down -87 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +34.72 (+0.17%) at 20,810.32.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +5.30%.

There were 18 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) +1.82% and Pfizer (PFE) +1.40%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) -2.70% and Nike (NKE) -1.46%.

Goldman Sachs (GS -0.21%) was downgraded to ‘Sell’ from ‘Hold’ at Berenberg with a price target of $190.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is unchanged at $2.285 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

American Express (AXP)

American Express (AXP) is up +8.06% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET USDA weekly Export Sales.

1000 ET Jan new home sales expected +6.5% to 571,000, Dec -10.4% to 536,000.

1000 ET Revised-Feb University of Michigan U.S. consumer sentiment expected +0.3 to 96.0, prelim-Feb -2.8 to 95.7.

1500 ET USDA Jan Cattle on Feed.

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