DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, August 30, 2019

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Home Depot (HD), Coca Cola (KO), Merck (MRK) and Procter & Gamble (PG). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +145 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +326.15 (+1.25%) at 26,362.25.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +13.01%.

There were 26 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Caterpillar (CAT) +2.53%, Home Depot (HD) +2.42% and Intel (INTC) +2.36%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) -0.34%, Procter & Gamble (PG) -0.18% and Coca Cola (KO) -0.11%.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up one-tenth of a cent at $2.580 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

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

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Verizon (VZ)

Verizon (VZ) is up +3.06% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

8:30 AM ET Personal Income and Outlays

9:45 AM ET Chicago PMI

10:00 AM ET Consumer Sentiment

1:00 PM ET Baker-Hughes Rig Count

3:00 PM ET Farm Prices

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