The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, May 14, 2021

There are no Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs. There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open up +110 points.

Thursday the Dow was up +433.79 (+1.29%) at 34,021.45.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +11.16%.

There were 29 Dow stocks up Thursday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Home Depot (HD) 325.42 (+2.66%), Travelers (TRV) 157.76 (+2.61%), JPMorgan (JPM) 161.50 (+2.57%), 3M (MMM) 203.41 (+2.28%) and Walgreens (WBA) 54.14 (+2.07%),

The lone Dow stock loser Thursday was Chevron (CVX) 106.68 (-0.64%).

Shares of Disney (DIS) declined more than 3% in premarket trading Friday, a day after reporting weaker-than-expected revenue and streaming subscribers. Disney’s fiscal second-quarter revenue came in at $15.61 billion, versus $15.87 billion expected. The company also missed on subscriber estimates for Disney+, coming in at 103.6 million paid subscribers. It was expected to post 109 million.

Yesterday the CDC said fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask or stay 6 feet away from others in most settings, whether outdoors or indoors. Fully vaccinated people will also still need to wear masks on airplanes, buses, trains and other public transportation or where required by businesses.

European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up 1.1 cents at $3.039 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Disney (DIS) reported earnings on 5/13/2021 after the market close of $0.79, beating estimates of $0.312 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 5/18/2021 before the market open.

Walmart (WMT) reports earnings on 5/18/2021 before the market open.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 5/19/2021 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Goldman Sachs (GS)

Goldman Sachs (GS) 358.81 (+1.24%) is up +36.06% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

8:30 AM ET Retail Sales

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9:15 AM ET Industrial Production

10:00 AM ET Business Inventories

10:00 AM ET Consumer Sentiment

1:00 PM ET Baker Hughes Rig Count

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