DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, April 23, 2021

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include IBM (IBM), 3M (MMM) and UnitedHealth (UNH). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -27 points.

Thursday the Dow was down -321.41 (-0.94%) at 33,815.90.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +10.49%.

There were 26 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Salesforce (CRM) 231.35 (+0.34%), McDonald’s (MCD) 232.96 (+0.30%) and Visa (V) 227.57 (+0.05%).

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Dow (DOW) 60.93 (-6.00%), Walgreens (WBA) 52.58 (-2.72%) and JPMorgan (JPM) 147.37 (-2.11%).

Intel (INTC) Thursday after the close delivered essentially flat first-quarter sales and a drop in profit in the first earnings report under new CEO Pat Gelsinger. Intel declined more than 2% in premarket trading, though per-share earnings and revenue did beat estimates.

American Express (AXP) and Honeywell (HON) delivered quarterly results Friday morning. American Express beat on profit but missed on revenue. American Express shares dropped nearly 4%. Honeywell beat on earnings and revenue, but its stock was also lower.

European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent at $2.887 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) reported earnings on 4/19/2021 after the market close of $1.77, beating estimates of $1.668 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 4/20/2021 before the market open of $2.69, beating estimates of $2.31 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 4/20/2021 before the market open of $1.26, beating estimates of $1.184 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 4/20/2021 before the market open of $2.73, beating estimates of $2.443 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 4/21/2021 before the market open of $1.31, beating estimates of $1.287 per share.

Dow (DOW) reported earnings on 4/22/2021 before the market open of $1.36, beating estimates of $1.103 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 4/22/2021 after the market close of $1.39, beating estimates of $1.151 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 4/23/2021 before the market open of $2.74, beating estimates of $1.678 per share.

Honeywell (HON) reported earnings on 4/23/2021 before the market open $2.03, beating estimates of $1.803 per share.

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 4/29/2021 before the market open.

Chevron (CVX) reports earnings on 4/30/2021 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

UnitedHealth (UNH)

UnitedHealth (UNH) 396.54 (-0.57%) is up 13.08% in 2021.

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