battled back following a rough start to Wednesday's session, keeping weekly losses
in check. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished higher by 0.3%, ending a
five-session skid, and the S&P 500 advanced 0.2%, but the Nasdaq Composite
lost 0.1%, extend its losing streak to five sessions.
Today after the close, companies to report earnings results, or have already report, include: PLXS, AZPN, BGG, F, FFIV, LM, LVS, RJF, VAR, XLNX, GGG, ALGN, AMD, KNX, AFL, AGNC, ALGT, AVB, CAVM, CLB, CNMD, CTXS, DRE, EBAY, FB, KEX, KRC, LSTR, MEOH, NOW, PYPL, QCOM, SEIC, T, KRG, MTH, V, RE, CMG, NEU, NTGR, UDR, AXS, BHE, CDE, CINF, CUZ, ECHO, FWRD, ORLY, KNL, AMGP, AR, CNO, SCI, ASGN, CYS, GG, OIS, WRE, FCPT, KRA, NGD, PSA, TX, AXTI, CAKE, EIG, ESRT, FARO, KALU, LMAT, PRAH, ROIC, SAM, TILE, TRN, UCTT, WPG, BEAT, BMRN, KBR, OII, CLGX, ESV, RRC, CHDN, MMSI, QEP, UHS, EFX, DWCH.
Futures are higher after hours: S&P 500 futures are +7.25 vs. fair value of 2639 and Nasdaq 100 futures are +54.00 vs. fair value of 6519.
In economic data, tomorrow morning: Durable Orders (8:30am ET; Briefing.com Consensus 1.9% from 3.1% in the prior month), Durable Goods --ex transportation (8:30am ET; Briefing.com Consensus 0.6% from 1.2% in the prior month), Initial Claims (8:30am ET; Briefing.com Consensus 225K from 232K in the prior week), Adv. International Trade in Goods (8:30am ET; Briefing.com Consensus NA from -$75.4B in the prior month), Continuing Claims (8:30am ET; Briefing.com Consensus NA from 1863K in the prior week), Adv. Wholesale Inventories (8:30am ET; Briefing.com Consensus NA from 1.1% in the prior month).
Tomorrow before the open, look for the following companies to report: HELE, WNS, CCMP, HZO, ITW, PX, RCL, TAL, AAL, AEP, AIT, APD, AVT, CFR, COLB, CRR, DLX, FCAU, GWB, LANC, LUV, ORI, OSK, RTN, UNP, VIVO, VLY, ABBV, LEA, POL, ALLY, AXE, BEN, CDK, UBSI, ZBH, BMS, DHI, FCFS, IVZ, MDP, NOK, RDS.A, SXC, TSCO, WCC, BAX, BC, CME, COP, CRS, HSY, LAZ, MMC, MO, PH, RDN, SNDR, TWX, UPS, VLO, VLP, BMY, DNKN, ENTG, CTS, GM, OAK, SAVE, SPGI, XEL, AUO, PRLB, PTEN, ALXN, BWA, COR, FAF, GPI, NLSN, NS, ODFL, PENN, SPB, GRC, GNC, PEP, AB, ARCH, HLT, ALKS, GEO, PDS, SHPG, WST, AAN, CBZ, CCE, COWN, EQM, EQT, IRM, KIM, MTRN, PATK, ALLE, THRM, DPZ, MCRN, MGM, MGP, CSTM, NVCR, ARD, ASPS, BLMN, CVRR, EME, FCN, HEES, IDCC, IRDM, LKQ, NEM, RMP, SCG, SSTK, TREE, CRI,DRQ, MGLN, SAH, TRS, CWT, RBBN.
Looking over at the energy space...
The Department of Energy released its weekly petroleum storage data for the week ended April 20:
- Crude oil inventories had a build of 2.2 million barrels
- Gasoline Inventories has a build of 0.8 million barrels
- Distillate Inventories had a draw of 2.6 million barrels
June WTI crude oil futures ended the day $0.33 higher at $68.06/barrel.