The Dow Market Happenings For Friday, February 23, 2024 – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 160.45 Up +2.37% YTD

Dow stocks hitting 52-week highs include American Express (AXP) 213.99 (+1.47%), Home Depot (HD) 371.34 (+1.98%), JPMorgan (JPM) 183.07 (+1.20%), Merck (MRK) 129.26 (+0.89%), Procter & Gamble (PG) 160.56 (+0.10%), Travelers (TRV) 222.30 (+1.28%) and Visa (V) 283.75 (+2.53%). There are no Dow stock 52-week lows.

The Market

Premarket today, the Dow was indicated to be up +70 points.

Thursday the Dow closed up +456.87 (+1.18%) at 39,149.61.

Year-to-date the Dow is up +3.66%.

Thursday, (22) Dow stocks were up, none made 52-week lows and (7) made 52-week highs.

The Dow stock winners Thursday were led by Salesforce (CRM) 293.65 (+3.56%), Visa (V) 283.75 (+2.53%) and IBM (IBM) 184.21 (+2.51%).

The Dow stock losers Thursday were led by Intel (INTC) 42.98 (-1.13%), Verizon (VZ) 40.73 (-0.90%) and Walgreens (WBA) 21.57 (-0.83%).

The VIX closed Thursday at 14.54 (-5.22%) and the 10 YR at 4.323 (-0.02%). The VIX is currently at 14.00 (-3.71%). The 10YR is at 4.323 (-0.02%).

Not much going on this morning with the Dow.

The Dow is up +1.3% so far this week.

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

The national average price of gasoline is down three-tenths of a cent at $3.267 per gallon.

Earnings Reports

Salesforce (CRM) reported earnings 11/29/23 after the close with $2.11, beating estimates of $1.512 per share.

Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 12/21/23 after the close with $1.03, beating estimates of $0.839 per share.

Walgreens (WBA) reported earnings on 1/4/24 before the open with $0.66, beating estimates of $0.656 per share.

JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 1/12/24 before the open with $3.04, missing estimates of $3.726 per share.

UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 1/12/24 before the open with $6.16, beating estimates of $5.978 per share.

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 1/16/24 before the open with $5.48, beating estimates of $3.51 per share.

Travelers (TRV) reported earnings on 1/19/24 before the open with $7.01, beating estimates of $5.038per share.

3M (MMM) reported earnings on 1/23/24 before the open with $2.42, beating estimates of $2.309 per share.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 1/23/24 before the open with $2.29, beating estimates of $2.268 per share.

Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 1/23/24 before the open with $1.84, beating estimates of $1.703 per share.

Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 1/23/24 before the open with $1.08, beating estimates of $1.073 per share.

IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 1/24/24 after the close with $3.87, beating estimates of $3.776 per share.

Dow (DOW) reported earnings on 1/25/24 before the open with $0.43, beating estimates of $0.397 per share.

Intel (INTC) reports earnings on 1/25/24 after the close with $0.54, beating estimates of $0.267 per share.

Visa (V) reports earnings on 1/25/24 after the close with $2.41, beating estimates of $2.334 per share.

American Express (AXP) reports earnings on 1/26/24 before the open with $2.62, beating estimates of $2.648 per share.

Microsoft (MSFT) reports earnings on 1/30/24 after the close with $2.93, beating estimates of $2.756 per share.

Boeing (BA) reports earnings on 1/31/24 before the open with -$0.47, beating estimates of $0.76 per share.

Honeywell (HON) reported earnings on 2/1/24 before the open with $2.60, beating estimates of $2.597 per share.

Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 2/1/24 before the open with $0.03, beating estimates of -$0.094 per share.

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 2/1/24 after the close with $2.18, beating estimates of $2.089 per share.

Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 2/2/24 before the open with $3.45, beating estimates of $3.285 per share.

Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 2/5/24 before the open with $5.23, beating estimates of $4.763 per share.

McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 2/5/24 before the open with $2.95, beating estimates of $2.807 per share.

Amgen (AMGN) reported earnings on 2/6/24 after the close with $4.71, beating estimates of $4.656 per share.

Disney (DIS) reported earnings on 2/7/24 after the close with $1.22, beating estimates of $0.973 per share.

Coca Cola (KO) reported earnings on 2/13/24 before the open with $0.46, missing estimates of $0.484 per share.

Cisco (CSCO) reported earnings on 2/14/24 after the close with $0.87, beating estimates of $0.713 per share.

Home Depot (HD) reports earnings on 2/20/24 before the open.

Walmart (WMT) reported earnings on 2/20/24 before the open with $1.80, beating estimates of $1.645 per share. Walmart is also doing a 3:1 stock split on 2/26/24.

Salesforce (CRM) reports earnings on 2/28/24 after the close.

Today’s Featured Dow Stock

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 160.45 (+1.12%) is up +2.37% in 2024.

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