DJIA Market Happenings For Friday, February 18, 2022 – Home Depot (HD) 347.94 Down -16.16% YTD


There are no Dow stocks hitting 52-week highs. Dow stock 52-week lows include Salesforce (CRM) 200.03, Honeywell (HON) 184.59 and 3M (MMM) 148.64.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to open down -8 points.

Thursday the Dow closed down -622.24 (-1.78%) at 34,312.03.

Year-to-date the Dow is down -5.58%.

There were 5 Dow stocks up Wednesday.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Walmart (WMT) 138.88 (+4.01%), Cisco (CSCO) 55.77 (+2.80%) and Coca Cola (KO) 62.12 (+2.00%).

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Salesforce (CRM) 200.03 (-5.53%), Caterpillar (CAT) 194.74 (-4.37%) and 3M (MMM) 148.64 (-3.57%).

The 10-year Treasury yield is currently at 1.945%.

St. Louis Fed President James Bullard cautioned that without interest rates hikes, inflation could become an even more serious problem. Bullard has called for a full percentage point in rate increases by July.

Moscow announced massive drills by its nuclear forces Friday amid soaring East-West tensions, as the U.S. issued some of its starkest, most detailed warnings yet about how a Russian invasion of Ukraine might unfold. President Joe Biden sounded unusually dire a day earlier, as he warned that Washington saw no signs of a promised Russian withdrawal, but instead observed more troops massing. The U.S. has warned that Russia could use false claims, including assertions about the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as a pretext for an invasion. Meanwhile, the Ukrainian government and Russian state-controlled media were exchanging fresh accusations of cease-fire violations.

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

The national average price of gasoline is up six-tenths of a cent at $3.528 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) reported earnings on 2/3/2022 before the market open with $2.09, beating estimates of $2.079 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 2/3/2022 before the market open with $1.80, beating estimates of $1.456 per share.

Amgen (AMGN) reported earnings on 2/7/2022 after the market close with $4.36, beating estimates of $4.141 per share.

Disney (DIS) reported earnings on 2/9/2022 after the market close with $1.06, beating estimates of $0.573 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 2/10/2022 before the market open with $0.45, beating estimates of $0.401 per share.

Cisco (CSCO) reported earnings on 2/16/2022 after the market close with $0.84, beating estimates of $0.725 per share.

Walmart (WMT) reported earnings on 2/17/2022 before the market open with $1.53, beating estimates of $1.496 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 2/22/2022 before the market open.

Salesforce (CRM) reports earnings on 3/1/2022 after the market close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Home Depot (HD)

Home Depot (HD) 347.94 (-0.61%) is down -16.16% in 2022.

Financial Calendar

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