S&P, NASDAQ, Dow all close at record highs

Technical Analysis

Author: Greg Michalowski | sp

Up for the fifth consecutive day

The major US stock indices close higher for the fifth consecutive day, and in the process closed at record highs. A look at the provisional closes shows:

  • Dow industrial average rose 82.76 points or 0.24% at 35,144.31
  • S&P rose 10.51 points or 0.24% at 4422.30
  • NASDAQ index rose 3.72 points or +0.03% at 14,840.71
Other highlights:
  • Dow, S&P and NASDAQ also hit record intraday highs
  • energy materials are the biggest sector leaders
  • healthcare utilities biggest sector laggards
The new all-time high levels for the indices are:
  • Dow 35,150.37
  • S&P 4423.20
  • NASDAQ 14863.60
The Russell 2000 rose by 7.27 points or 0.33% at 2216.92

After the close test the reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.45 versus expectations of $0.98. Revenues grew by $11.96 billion versus expectations of $11.3 billion. 

Tesla shares are currently up around $7.31 or 1.1% at $665 in after-hours trading.

Tomorrow, the earnings calendar starts to heat up with the following major releases.  
  • 3M
  • Alphabet
  • Apple
  • AMD
  • GE
  • Stryker
  • Raytheon technologies
  • Starbucks
  • Microsoft
  • Corning
  • Xerox
On Wednesday, Boeing, Ford, McDonalds, Facebook are some of the companies reporting. 
  • O'Reilly automotive
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Boeing
  • Ford motor
  • McDonald's
  • Lam research
  • General Dynamics
  • Hess corporation
  • Facebook
  • PayPal
  • Qualcomm
  • Shake shack
  • Pfizer
  • ServiceNow
  • Xilinx
  • Shopify
  • Spotify
Finally, on Thursday Amazon, Merch, Mastercard earnings will be released. 
  • Amazon
  • Altria
  • Merck
  • US Steel
  • First Solar
  • Gilead Sciences
  • MasterCard
  • Hilton
  • Martin Marietta
  • T-Mobile
  • Twillio
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