Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), McDonald’s (MCD) and UnitedHealth (UNH). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -70 points.
Friday the Dow was up +39.46 (+0.18%) at 21,987.56.
Year-to-date the Dow is up +11.26%.
There were 21 Dow stocks up Friday.
The Dow stock winners Friday were led by General Electric (GE) +2.40% and Chevron (CVX) +1.06%.
The Dow stock losers Friday were led by United Technologies (UTX) -1.50% and Microsoft (MSFT) -1.11%.
Home Depot (HD +0.61%) was reinstated a ‘Buy’ at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch with a price target of $170.
Disney (DIS +0.30%) was upgraded to ‘Outperform’ from ‘Market Perform’ at Wells Fargo Securities.
European stocks are mostly higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.
The national average price of gasoline is up a penny at $2.648 per gallon.
There are no Dow stocks set to report earnings in the near term.
Today’s Featured Dow Stock
Home Depot (HD) is up +12.46% year-to-date.
0800 ET Fed Governor Lael Brainard speaks at the Economic Club of New York.
1000 ET Jul factory orders expected -3.2%, Jun +3.0% and -0.2% ex transportation.
1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.
1310 ET Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari speaks at a townhall event at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Q&A with audience.
1600 ET USDA crop conditions and progress report.
1900 ET Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan speaks to the Dallas Business Club.