The Dow Market Happenings For Tuesday, August, 17, 2021 – Honeywell (HON) +9.89% YTD

Dow stocks hitting 52 week highs include Apple (AAPL), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Microsoft (MSFT). There are no Dow stock 52 week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -215 points.

Monday the Dow closed up +110.02 (+0.31%) at 35,625.40.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +16.40%.

There were 18 Dow stocks up Monday.

The Dow stock winners Monday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) 417.21 (+1.84%), Merck (MRK) 77.93 (+1.58%) and Apple (AAPL) 151.12 (+1.35%).

The Dow stock losers Monday were led by Boeing (BA) 229.06 (-2.30%), Disney (DIS) 179.09 (-1.10%) and Chevron (CVX) 100.92 (-1.02%).

Retail sales declined 1.1% in July, worse than the expected drop of 0.3%. Motor vehicles and parts dealers led the decline, along with clothing and sporting goods stores. Gasoline sales and eating and drinking establishments saw the biggest gains.

Shares of Home Depot (HD) fell more than 3% in the premarket after the home improvement retailer’s same-store sales for the previous quarter missed expectations. Home Depot reported earnings per share and revenue for the quarter that beat analyst expectations but same-store sales for the fiscal second quarter rose by disappointing 4.5%.

Walmart (WMT) shares dipped more than 1% despite the company posting better-than-expected second-quarter results driven by grocery store and back-to-school spending. The company reported an adjusted profit of $1.78 per share on revenue of $141.05 billion. Analysts had expected earnings of $1.57 per share on revenue of $137.17 billion. Same-store sales grew by 5.2% in the quarter, topping estimates of 3.3%.

U.S. is expected to recommend Covid vaccine booster shot 8 months after second dose. Over the weekend, five states set fresh records for Covid cases.

US futures are lower, European stocks are lower and Asian markets ended lower.

The national average price of gasoline is up three-tenths of a cent at $3.187 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 6/24/2021 after the market close of $0.93, beating estimates of $0.51 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 7/1/2021 before the market open of $1.51, beating estimates of $1.114 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 7/13/2021 before the market open of $15.02, beating estimates of $10.24 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 7/13/2021 before the market open of $3.78, beating estimates of $3.10 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 7/15/2021 before the market open of $4.70, beating estimates of $4.407 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 7/19/2021 after the market close of $2.33, beating estimates of $2.252 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 7/20/2021 before the market open of $3.45, beating estimates of $2.346 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $2.48, beating estimates of $2.28 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $0.68, beating estimates of $0.566 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 7/21/2021 before the market open of $1.37, beating estimates of $1.303 per share.

Dow (DOW) reported earnings on 7/22/2021 before the market open of $2.72, beating estimates calling for $2.477 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 7/22/2021 after the market close of $1.28, beating estimates of $1.057 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 7/23/2021 before the market open of $2.80, beating estimates of $1.641 per share.

Honeywell (HON) reported earnings on 7/23/2021 before the market open of $2.02, beating estimates of $1.938 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 7/27/2021 before the market open of $2.59, beating estimates of $2.245 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close of $1.30, beating estimates of $1.001 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close of $2.17, beating estimates of $1.90 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 7/27/2021 after the market close of $1.49, beating estimates of $1.334 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open of $0.40, beating estimates of -$0.654 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 7/28/2021 before the market open of $2.37, beating estimates of $2.123 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 7/29/2021 before the market open of $1.30, missing estimates calling for $1.325 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open of $2.56, beating estimates of $2.36 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open of $1.60, beating estimates of $1.536 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 7/30/2021 before the market open of $1.13, beating estimates of $1.083 per share.

Amgen (AMGN) reported earnings on 8/3/2021 after the market close of $4.38, beating estimates of $4.128 per share.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 8/12/2021 after the market close of $0.80, beating estimates calling for $0.565 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reported earnings on 8/17/2021 before the market open of $4.53, beating estimates of $4.427 per share.

Walmart (WMT) reported earnings on 8/17/2021 before the market open of $1.78, beating estimates of $1.562 per share.

Cisco (CSCO) reports earnings on 8/18/2021 after the market close.

Salesforce (CRM) reports earnings on 8/25/2021 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Honeywell (HON)

Honeywell (HON) 233.74 (+0.85%) is up +9.89% in 2021.

Financial Calendar

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