DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, October 23, 2017

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Boeing (BA),Caterpillar (CAT), Intel (INTC), 3M (MMM), Microsoft (MSFT), UnitedHealth (UNH) and Wal-Mart (WMT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +35 points.

Friday the Dow was up +165.59 (+0.71%) at 23,328.63.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +18.04%.

There were 26 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Boeing (BA) +2.20% and UnitedHealth (UNH) +2.09%.

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Procter & Gamble (PG) -3.65% and Coca Cola (KO) -0.45%.

General Electric (GE +1.06%) was downgraded to ‘Underweight’ from ‘Equal-Weight’ at Morgan Stanley with a price target of $22.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ +0.25%) said its Janssen Biotech company received FDA approval for its SIMPONI ARIA drug for the treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis or active ankylosing spondylitis.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent at $2.455 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 9/26/17 after the market close of $0.57, beating estimates calling for $0.515 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 10/12/2017 before the market open of $1.76, beating estimates calling for $1.709 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 10/17/2017 before the market open of $5.02, beating estimates calling for $4.343 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 10/17/2017 before the market open of $1.90, beating estimates of $1.823 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 10/17/2017 before the market open of $2.66, beating estimates calling for $2.607 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 10/17/2017 after the market close of $3.30, missing estimates calling for $3.325 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 10/18/2017 after the market close of $1.50, beating estimates of $1.487 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 10/19/2017 before the market open of $0.91, beating estimates calling for $0.724 per share.

Verizon (VZ) report earnings on 10/19/2017 before the market open of $0.98, matching estimates of $0.984 per share.

General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 10/20/2017 before the market open of $0.29, missing estimates calling for $0.49 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 10/20/2017 before the market open of $1.09, meeting estimates of $1.093 per share.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 10/24/2017 before the market open.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 10/24/2017 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 10/24/2017 before the market open.

United Technologies (UTX) reports earnings on 10/24/2017 before the market open.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on 10/25/2017 before the market open.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 10/25/2017 before the market open.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 10/25/2017 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 10/26/2017 after the market close.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 10/26/2017 after the market close.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 10/27/2017 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 10/27/2017 before the market open.

Exxon Mobil (XOM) reports earnings on 10/27/2017 before the market open.

Pfizer (PFE) reports earnings on 10/31/2017 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 11/2/2017 after the market close.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 11/9/2017 after the market close.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 11/14/2017 before the market open.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 11/15/2017 after the market close.

Wal-Mart (WMT) reports earnings on 11/16/2017 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

JPMorgan (JPM)

JPMorgan (JPM) is up +13.90% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

0830 ET Sep Chicago Fed national activity index expected +0.21 to -0.10, Aug -0.34 to -0.31.

1100 ET USDA weekly grain export inspections.

1500 ET USDA Sep Cold Storage.

1600 ET USDA crop conditions and progress report.

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