DJIA Market Happenings For Wednesday February 2, 2022 – Walmart (WMT) Down -2.61% YTD

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 +12 points.

Tuesday the Dow closed up +273.38 (+0.78%) at 35,405.24.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -2.57%.

There were 19 Dow stocks up Tuesday.

The Dow stock winners Tuesday were led by Boeing (BA) 28.34 (+4.05%), Dow (DOW) 61.81 (+3.48%) and Visa (V) 232.36 (+2.74%).

The Dow stock losers Tuesday were led by UnitedHealth (UNH) 468.41 (-0.88%), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 170.88 (-0.82%) and Coca Cola (KO) 60.56 (-0.74%).

The VIX closed yesterday at its low for the day. Very Bullish!

Ahead of Friday’s monthly employment report, ADP said before-the-bell Wednesday that U.S. companies cut 301,000 jobs in January as the spread of the Covid omicron variant slammed hiring. Economists had expected growth of 200,000 new private-sector positions. December was downwardly revised to a 776,000 gain. It’s worth noting that during the pandemic, the ADP numbers have not been the best indicator of the government’s overall jobs report.

U.S. futures are mostly higher, European stocks are higher and Asian markets ended mostly higher.

The national average price of gasoline is up 2.0 cents at $3.399 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 12/20/2021 after the market close with $0.83, beating estimates of $0.626 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 1/6/2021 before the market open with $1.68, beating estimates of $1.354 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/14/2022 before the market open with $3.33, beating estimates of $2.978 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/18/2022 before the market open with $10.81, missing estimates of $11.76 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/19/2022 before the market open with $1.66, beating estimates of $1.649 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/19/2022 before the market open with $4.48, beating estimates of $4.296 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/20/2022 before the market open with $5.20, beating estimates of $3.861 per share.

IBM (IBM) reports earnings on 1/24/2022 after the market close with $3.35, missing estimates of $3.385 per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 1/25/2022 before the market open with $2.31, beating estimates of $2.028 per share.

American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 1/25/2022 before the market open with $2.18, beating estimates of $1.778 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/25/2022 before the market open with $2.13, beating estimates of $2.123 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/25/2022 before the market open with $1.31, beating estimates of $1.282 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 1/25/2022 after the market close with $2.48, beating estimates of $2.288 per share.

Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 1/26/2022 before the market open with -$7.69, missing estimates of -$0.09 per share.

Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 1/26/2022 after the market close with $1.09, beating estimates of $0.90 per share.

Dow (DOW) reported earnings on 1/27/2022 before the market open with $2.15, beating estimates of $2.039.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 1/27/2022 before the market open with $2.23, missing estimates of $2.309 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 1/27/2022 after the market close with $2.10, beating estimates of $1.888 per share.

Visa (V) reported earnings on 1/27/2022 after the market close with $1.81, beating estimates of $1.693 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 1/28/2022 before the market open with $2.69, beating estimates of $2.233 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 1/28/2022 before the market open with $2.63, missing estimates of $3.106 per share.

Honeywell (HON) reports earnings on 2/3/2022 before the market open.

Merck (MRK) reports earnings on 2/3/2022 before the market open.

Amgen (AMGN) reports earnings on 2/7/2022 after the market close.

Disney (DIS) reports earnings on 2/9/2022 after the market close.

Coca Cola (KO) reports earnings on 2/10/2022 before the market open.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Walmart (WMT)

Walmart (WMT) 140.91 (+0.79%) is down -2.61% in 2022.

Financial Calendar

05:00 AM ET OPEC Meeting
07:00 AM ET MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate
07:00 AM ET MBA Mortgage Applications (WoW)
07:00 AM ET MBA Purchase Index
07:00 AM ET Mortgage Market Index
07:00 AM ET Mortgage Refinance Index
08:15 AM ET ADP Nonfarm Employment Change (Jan)
10:30 AM ET Crude Oil Inventories
10:30 AM ET EIA Refinery Crude Runs (WoW)
10:30 AM ET Crude Oil Imports
10:30 AM ET Cushing Crude Oil Inventories
10:30 AM ET Distillate Fuel Production
10:30 AM ET EIA Weekly Distillates Stocks
10:30 AM ET Gasoline Production
10:30 AM ET Heating Oil Stockpiles
10:30 AM ET EIA Weekly Refinery Utilization Rates (WoW)
10:30 AM ET Gasoline Inventories

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