The Dow 30 Beats, Meets, Misses & Scheduled Reports For Current Q1 Earnings Season (Updated 5-17-18)

The Dow 30 Companies have completed another round of earnings report and the vast majority surpassed/or met expectations while only four missed which were Nike (NKE), JPMorgan (JPM), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Home Depot (HD).

The rundown of the Dow 30 beats, meets and misses are in the list below:

  • Nike (NKE) reported earnings on 3/22/2018, & missed estimates of $.555/share.
  • JPMorgan (JPM) reported earnings on 4/13/2018 of $2.37, & missed estimates of $2.92/share.
  • Goldman Sachs (GS) reported earnings on 4/17/2018 of $6.95, & beat estimates of $5.75/share.
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings on 4/17/2018 of $2.06, & beat estimates of $2.029/share.
  • UnitedHealth (UNH) reported earnings on 4/17/2018 of $3.04, & beat estimates of $2.968/share.
  • IBM (IBM) reported earnings on 4/17/2018 of $2.45, & beat estimates of 2.415/share.
  • American Express (AXP) reported earnings on 4/18/2018 of $1.86, & beat estimates of $1.747/share.
  • General Electric (GE) reported earnings on 4/20/2018 of $.16, & beat estimates of $.12/share.
  • Procter & Gamble (PG) reported earnings on 4/20/2018 of $1.00 on expectations of $1.002 per share.
  • Caterpillar (CAT) reported earnings on 4/24/2018 of $2.82, & beat estimates of $2.169/share.
  • Coca-Cola (KO) reported earnings on 4/24/2018 of $.47, & beat estimates of $.464/share.
  • 3M (MMM) reported earnings on 4/24/2018 of $2.50, & beat estimates of $2.525/share.
  • United Technologies (UTX) reported earnings on 4/24/2018 of $1.77, & beat estimates of $1.544/share.
  • Verizon (VZ) reported earnings on 4/24/2018 of $1.17, & beat estimates of $1.107/share.
  • Boeing (BA) reported earnings on 4/25/2018 of $3.64, & beat estimates calling for $2.637/share.
  • Visa (V) reported earnings on 4/25/2018 of $1.11, & beat estimates of $1.058/share.
  • Intel (INTC) reported earnings on 4/26/2018 of $.87, & beat estimates of $0.765/share.
  • Microsoft (MSFT) reported earnings on 4/26/2018 of $0.95, & beat estimates of $.892/share.
  • Chevron (CVX) reported earnings on 4/27/2018 of $1.90, & beat estimates of $1.423/share.
  • Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported earnings on 4/27/2018 of $1.09, & missed estimates of $1.179/share.
  • McDonald’s (MCD) reported earnings on 4/30/2018 of $1.72, & beat estimates of $1.706/share.
  • Merck (MRK) reported earnings on 5/1/2018 of $1.05, & beat estimates of $1.004/share.
  • Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 5/1/2018 of $0.77, & beat estimates of $0.757/share.
  • Apple (AAPL) reported earnings on 5/1/2018 of $2.73,  & beat estimates of $2.729/share.
  • Dow DuPont (DWDP) reported earnings on 5/3/2018 of $1.12/share, & beat estimates of $1.10/share.
  • Disney (DIS) reported earnings on 5/8/2018  of $1.84/share, & beat estimates of $1.73/share.
  • Home Depot (HD) reported earnings on 5/15/2018 of $2.08/share, & missed estimates of $2.10/share.
  • Cisco (CSCO) reported earnings on 5/16/2018 $.66,  meeting estimates of $.664/share.
  • Wal-Mart (WMT) reported earnings on 5/17/2018 of $1.14, meeting estimates of $1.142/share.

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Vista Partners Publishes March 2018 Macroeconomic & Investment Newsletter

Vista Partners (“Vista”) has published March’s FREE Macroeconomic & Investment Monthly Newsletter, “Strong Economic Growth Predicted Despite Volatile Stock Market.

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5-Year Key Stats on Boeing’s Business To Consider

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA)  is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems.  A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.

 

Boeing’s 5-Year Key Stats to consider:

  • Boeing delivered 3,644 commercial airplanes over the last 5 years
  • Boeing delivered 1,000 military aircraft & satellites over the last 5 years
  • Boeing executed 10 successful commercial production increases over the last 5 years
  • Boeing returned more than $40 Billion to shareholders over the last 5 years
Dennis A. Muilenburg Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing stated, “Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company with core strengths in innovation, productivity and disciplined execution. As we move into our second century in business, we have clear strategies in place, an order backlog worth nearly $500 billion and strong positions in the commercial, defense, space and services markets. With those competitive advantages and multiple production rate increases planned this decade, we are well positioned to deliver profitable growth, higher cash flow, and superior value to our customers, shareholders and other stakeholders, all the while continuing to shape and inspire the world through aerospace innovation.”
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Vista Partners (“Vista”) recently published February’s FREE Macroeconomic & Investment Monthly Newsletter, “Clear Skies Ahead?”.

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Vista Partners Publishes The January 2018 FREE Macroeconomic & Investment Monthly Newsletter

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Caterpillar Named As One of Most Admired Companies in The World

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is the world’s chief manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, construction and mining equipment, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar, Inc. works to make sustainable progress possible and contributes to driving positive change on every continent.

Caterpillar, Inc. has recently been named to the list of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies 2018. The company is ranked number 43 and has appeared on the Top 50 All Stars list consecutively for 17 years.

We welcome this recognition as one of the world’s most admired companies.
This honor belongs to our people, the dedicated Caterpillar employees who help our customers build a better world.” -said CEO Jim Umpleby

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“The Bright Lights of 2017” Vista Partners December Macroeconomic & Investment Newsletter 12-28-2017

Vista Partners (“Vista”) has published December’s FREE Macroeconomic & Investment Monthly Newsletter, “The Bright Lights of 2017”.

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Vista Partners centers its Coverage on the Dow 30 Components, Select Emerging Growth Companies & Vista’s Featured Companies, with exclusive, broad-based commentary from Managing Director, John F. Heerdink, Jr.

In December’s edition of the Macroeconomic & Investment Newsletter, Mr. Heerdink states, “So far, it appears that the plan to cut corporate tax rates has led to a move…” Read full newsletter.

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Caterpillar Inc. Dividend Rate Remains the Same

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is the world’s chief manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, construction and mining equipment, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar, Inc. works to make sustainable progress possible and contributes to driving positive change on every continent.

Caterpillar, Inc. board of directors has voted to keep the quarterly cash dividend at $0.78 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable February 20, 2018, to those shareholders recorded at the close of the business day on January 22, 2018.

For 24 successive years, Caterpillar has paid higher dividends to its shareholders. The company’s cash dividend has more than doubled since 2007.

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