DJIA Market Happenings For Monday, April 19, 2021

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Cisco (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Honeywell (HON), McDonald’s (MCD), 3M (MMM), Microsoft (MSFT) and UnitedHealth (UNH). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -58 points.

Friday the Dow was up +165.68 (+0.48%) at 34,200.67.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +11.21%.

There were 24 Dow stocks up Friday.

The Dow stock winners Friday were led by Cisco (CSCO) 52.80 (+2.25%), Home Depot (HD) 328.08 (+1.65%) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 162.24 (+1.15%).

The Dow stock losers Friday were led by Boeing (BA) 248.18 (-1.17%), Walgreens (WBA) 53.30 (-0.78%) and Salesforce (CRM) 231.91 (-0.47%).

The Dow closed above 34,000 for the first time ever Thursday.

The 10-year Treasury yield was steady Monday, still under 1.6% and last month’s run of 14-month highs.

Coca Cola (KO) rose modestly in premarket trade after reporting better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue. Coca-Cola said demand in the first quarter was unchanged from last year as North America and western Europe take longer to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic.

Half of all U.S. adults have received at least one Covid vaccine dose, according to CDC data. Sunday’s milestone comes one day after the global death toll from the coronavirus topped 3 million.

European stocks are mostly lower and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up one-tenth of a cent at $2.871 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 4/14/2021 before the market open of $18.60, beating estimates of $9.79 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 4/14/2021 before the market open of $4.50, beating estimates of $3.046 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 4/15/2021 before the market open of $5.31, beating estimates of $4.423 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 4/19/2021 before the market open of $0.55, beating estimates of $0.497 per share.

IBM (IBM) reports earnings on 4/19/2021 after the market close.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reports earnings on 4/20/2021 before the market open.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reports earnings on 4/20/2021 before the market open.

Travelers (TRV) reports earnings on 4/20/2021 before the market open.

Verizon (VZ) reports earnings on 4/21/2021 before the market open.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 4/22/2021 after the market close.

Dow (DOW) reports earnings on 4/22/2021 before the market open.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 4/23/2021 before the market open.

Honeywell (HON) reports earnings on 4/23/2021 before the market open.

3M (MMM) reports earnings on 4/27/2021 before the market open.

Amgen (AMGN) reports earnings on 4/27/2021 after the market close.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 4/27/2021 after the market close.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 4/27/2021 after the market close.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on 4/28/2021 before the market open.

Apple (AAPL) reports earnings on 4/28/2021 after the market close.

Caterpillar (CAT) reports earnings on 4/29/2021 before the market open.

McDonald’s (MCD) reports earnings on 4/29/2021 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 4/2/2021 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Microsoft (MSFT)

Microsoft (MSFT) 260.74 (+0.48%) is up +17.23% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

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