Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Procter & Gamble (PG). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.
Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -173 points.
Thursday the Dow was up +70.11 (+0.29%) at 24,597.38.
Year-to-date the Dow is down -0.78%.
There were 17 Dow stocks up Thursday.
The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Procter & Gamble (PG) +2.62%, McDonald’s (MCD) +1.61% and Merck (MRK) +1.28%.
The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Nike (NKE) -1.87%, DowDuPont (DWDP) -1.05% and AMerican Express (AXP) -0.73%.
Procter & Gamble (PG +2.62%) was upgraded to ‘Overweight’ from ‘Equal-Weight’ at Morgan Stanley with a price target of $106.
Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA -0.15%) was downgraded to ‘Sell’ from ‘Neutral’ at Goldman Sachs with a price target of $68.
European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended lower.
The national average price of gasoline is down nine-tenths of a cent at $2.390 per gallon.
Walgreens (WBA) reports earnings on 12/20/2018 before the market open.
Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 12/20/2018 after the market close.
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Caterpillar (CAT) is down -20.44% year-to-date.
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