DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, December 21, 2018

There are no Dow stocks at 52 week highs. Dow stock 52 week lows include Chevron (CVX), DowDuPont (DWDP), Home Depot (HD), IBM (IBM), JPMorgan (JPM), Travelers (TRV), United Technologies and Exxon Mobil (XOM). That’s eight (8) Dow stocks with new lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +6 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -464.06 (-1.99%) at 22,859.60. Wow, a 22 handle on the Dow!

Year-to-date the Dow is down -7.52%.

There was 1 Dow stock up Thursday.

The Dow stock winner Thursday was Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) +0.52%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Walgreens (WBA) -5.02%, United Technologies (UTX) -3.67%, Walmart (WMT) -3.61%, UnitedHealth (UNH) -3.14% and McDonald’s (MCD) -3.06%.

Nike (NKE -2.09%) rallied more than 7% in after-hours trading after it reported Q2 EPS of 52 cents, higher than consensus of 46 cents.

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

The national average price of gasoline is down 1.1 cents at $2.349 per gallon.

Earnings Reports.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 12/20/2018 before the market open of $1.46, essentially meeting estimates calling for $1.456 per share. Walgreens lost -5.02% Thursday.

Nike (NKE) reports earnings on 12/20/2018 after the market close of $0.52, beating estimates calling for $0.494 per share. Nike lost -2.09% Thursday.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

DowDuPont (DWDP)

DowDuPont (DWDP) is down -28.33% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

07:30 Adv Durable Goods

07:30 GDP (Q3’18)

11:00 Cattle On Feed

11:00 Cold Storage

11:00 Hogs & Pigs

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