Dow Jones Index Touches 23K
Here is a daily recap of the S&P 500 broken down by sector followed by sector heat map after the Dow Jones Index touches 23K. Stocks in heat map are based on the top 10 holdings of each sector ETF. Click on each picture to zoom in. Below is a summary of today’s action on Wall Street provided by CNBC:
The Dow Jones industrial average rose on Tuesday, and broke above 23,000 for the first time on an intraday basis. The index faded and closed three points shy of 23,000 as bank shares rolled over. The Dow first crossed 22,000 for the first time just 76 days ago.
The S&P 500 (SPY) barely moved today, adding 0.07% as the Dow Jones Index touches 23K. S&P sector advancers led decliners by 6 to 4. Sector advancers were led by healthcare (XLV) +1.34%. Consumer discretionary (XLY), energy (XLE), real estate (XLRE), technology (XLK) and utilities (XLU) all were in the green by less than 1%. Consumer staples (XLP), financials (XLF), industrials (XLI) and materials (XLB) lost ground on the day, falling by less than 1%.
The Dow Jones Index rose 40-points ending just three points shy of Dow 23K at 22,997. The Nasdaq lost less a point finishing at 6,623.
The main focal point from today’s session was the fact the Dow touched 23K in the morning and danced around that big round number the rest of the day before closing just shy by three points. The Dow hit 22K just 76 days ago.
Some bright spots and standouts from today’s action included Dow members Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and United Health Group (UNH). Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) surged over 3% after reporting excellent quarterly numbers, beating on EPS and revenue. JNJ also offered a full year forecast that was above estimates. United Health Group (UNH) rocketed up more than 5% after also offering a full year forecast that beat the consensus.
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Credit: Sector Graph provided by Sector SPDR app. Sector breakdown provided by Charles Schwab. Sector heat map provided by finviz. Information Credit: News Headlines and quotes were taken from CNBC in the writing of this post.
S&P 500 Sector Graph
S&P 500 (SPY)
Consumer Discretionary (XLY)
Consumer Staples (XLP)
Real Estate (XLRE)
S&P 500 Sector Heat Map