The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, September 27, 2019

Dow stocks at 52 week highs include Procter & Gamble (PG). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +53 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -79.59 (-0.30%) at 26,891.12.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +15.28%.

There were 21 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Nike (NKE) +1.50%, Procter & Gamble (PG) +1.05% and Merck (MRK) +0.94%.

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) -3.01%, Chevron (CVX) -2.71% and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) -1.63%.

Oil prices fell Friday on some signs that stability could return to the Middle East. US oil prices are down 1.8% at $55.42 a barrel, while Brent Crude, the international benchmark, is down 1.9% at $61.55 a barrel.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly lower.

The national average price of gasoline is down three-tenths of a cent at $2.652 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 9/24/2019 after the market close of $0.86, beating estimates calling for $0.727 per share.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

JPMorgan (JPM)

JPMorgan (JPM) is up +19.88% year-to-date.

Financial Calendar

8:30 AM ET Durable Goods Orders

8:30 AM ET Personal Income and Outlays

10:00 AM ET Consumer Sentiment

1:00 PM ET Baker-Hughes Rig Count

3:00 PM ET Farm Prices

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