Stock Market Today – Chevron CVX was biggest Dow Loser and TRV and JNJ hit 100-day high

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(Best Syndication News) Stocks were lower today with consumer discretionary, consumer staples, health care and utility sectors hitting 100-day highs (see charts below).

Dow Jones

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (INDEXDJX:.DJI) fell 3.18 points (-0.02%) to 12,807.36 today. Over the last 100-days this index is 11.60 percent higher. The 100-day moving average is 12,008.81.

Of the 30 Dow Constituents, 11 of them were lower. The biggest loser was Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Oil futures were lower on news that Osama bin Laden’s death. The share price was down 1.26 (-1.15) to $108.18. Over the last 100-days, this stock is still 24.85 percent higher.

Chevron and other oil companies have benefited from higher oil prices, but today Exxon was the second biggest loser.

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), and several other stocks hit 100-day highs today (see the Dow constituent chart below).

S&P 500 and Nasdaq

The S&P 500 fell 2.39 points (-0.18%) to 1,361.22.

The consumer discretionary sector jumped 0.31 percent today.

The Nasdaq composite index fell 9.46 points (-0.33%) to 2,864.08. Microsoft, Intel and Cisco were some of the most active Nasdaq stocks today.

Herbalife

Herbalife announced that their first quarter income surged 69 percent today. They posted net income of $87.6 million, or $1.41 per share.

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) was up 47 cents per share (+0.52%) to $90.25. In after hours the share price was up another $6.45 (+7.15%) to $96.70.

By: Dan Wilson

Image: Herbalife website

Stock Indexes:

Monday U.S. Markets 1 Day 1 Day 1 Week 30-Day 100-Day
5/2/2011 Pt Change % Change % Change % Change % Change
12,807.36 Dow Jones Industrial -3.18 -0.02% 2.62% 6.56% 11.60%
1,361.22 S&P 500 -2.39 -0.18% 1.94% 5.21% 9.64%
2,864.08 Nasdaq Composite Index -9.46 -0.33% 1.35% 6.71% 8.99%

Dow Technical Data:

Dow Technical Data
Monday, May 02, 2011 Value Support and Resistance
Dow Value - Close Today 12,807.36 Yesterday Close 12,810.54
Point Change Today (3.18) Support / Res Today
% Change Today -0.02% S3 12,636.78
Today's Open 12,810.16 S2 12,728.16
Today's Low 12,784.62 S1 12,763.07
Today's High 12,876.00 Pivot Pt 12,819.54
Today's Range (High - Low) 91.38 R1 12,854.45
Average Daily Range 100 Days 106.77 R2 12,910.92
% Today Daily Range w/ Average Range -14.41% R3 13,002.30
100 Day Low 11,370.06
100 Day High 12,810.54 Support / Res Yesterday
Today's Volume * 150,956,025 S3 12,626.09
Average 100 Day Volume * 166,493,705 S2 12,707.79
% of Today Daily Vol. w/ Average Volume -9.33% S1 12,746.15
  Pivot Pt 12,789.49
  R1 12,827.85
  R2 12,871.19
  R3 12,952.89
Best Syndication Today Volatility BSNVX1 -1.35% 12,929.17
Average Volatility Last 100 Days BSNVX1 -3% Moving Averages
Best Syndication Today Volatility BSNVX2 -24% 50 Day Moving 12,241.43
Average Volatility Last 100 Days BSNVX2 -4% 100 Day Moving 12,008.81
* Volume reflects weighted average

Dow Constituents:


Monday Dow Constituents One Day 5-Day 30 Day 100-Day 100-Day
5/2/2011 Name Symbol % Change % Change % Change % Change Max
108.18 Chevron Corporation CVX -1.15% -0.52% 2.84% 24.85% 109.66
86.97 Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM -1.15% -0.51% 4.99% 20.79% 87.98
56.19 E.I. du Pont de Nemours... DD -1.06% 2.05% 4.38% 16.29% 56.79
22.91 Intel Corporation INTC -1.04% 1.91% 13.47% 5.04% 23.15
25.66 Microsoft Corporation MSFT -1.00% -2.02% 1.30% -5.24% 31.88
45.18 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM -0.99% 0.13% -0.99% 10.71% 48
114.37 Caterpillar Inc. CAT -0.90% 2.17% 6.30% 27.55% 115.41
40.08 Hewlett-Packard Company HPQ -0.72% -1.50% -4.02% -5.78% 72.8
37.56 Verizon Communications... VZ -0.58% -0.19% 3.02% 11.92% 53.65
79.53 The Boeing Company BA -0.31% 5.27% 11.70% 23.09% 79.78
96.92 3M Company MMM -0.30% 1.02% 6.56% 15.23% 97.23
55.04 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. WMT 0.11% 2.10% 6.01% 1.29% 57.57
20.48 General Electric Company GE 0.15% 1.89% 3.85% 19.56% 49.97
21.02 Pfizer Inc. PFE 0.24% 4.11% 5.21% 25.42% 77.01
31.21 AT&T Inc. T 0.29% 0.87% 10.44% 8.29% 31.42
17.58 Cisco Systems, Inc. CSCO 0.34% 0.34% 1.09% -10.76% 89.92
63.52 The Travelers Companies... TRV 0.38% 3.47% 7.75% 16.27% 63.52
67.72 The Coca-Cola Company KO 0.39% 1.18% 6.53% 4.46% 68.31
43.27 The Walt Disney Company DIS 0.39% 2.22% 3.47% 17.77% 79.52
78.64 McDonald's Corporation MCD 0.42% 2.21% 6.62% 1.33% 78.64
65.18 The Procter & Gamble... PG 0.43% 2.11% 6.33% 3.67% 66.7
90 United Technologies... UTX 0.47% 2.44% 10.48% 15.93% 90
12.34 Bank of America... BAC 0.49% 0.90% -12.17% -2.45% 15.25
37.35 The Home Depot, Inc. HD 0.54% 0.38% 2.53% 8.83% 38.48
33.79 Kraft Foods Inc. KFT 0.60% 1.20% 9.39% 8.68% 145.95
66.21 Johnson & Johnson JNJ 0.75% 1.94% 12.54% 6.69% 66.21
172.15 Intl. Business Machines... IBM 0.92% 2.17% 9.18% 19.30% 172.15
36.31 Merck & Co., Inc. MRK 1.00% 3.57% 12.10% 1.79% 42.16
49.65 American Express Company AXP 1.16% 5.41% 12.03% 8.38% 49.65
17.22 Alcoa Inc. AA 1.29% 1.12% 4.05% 21.70% 18.13

S&P Sectors:

Monday Sector Name One-Day One-Week 30-Day 100-Day 100-Day
5/2/2011 % Change % Change % Change % Change High
590.2 Energy -1.31% 0.02% 2.67% 21.11% 598.02
252.88 Materials -0.63% 0.02% 5.63% 10.40% 254.77
334.18 Industrials -0.11% 1.17% 5.03% 13.98% 334.56
321.38 Consumer Discretionary 0.31% 1.84% 6.58% 9.20% 321.38
324.95 Consumer Staples 0.15% 1.67% 7.00% 9.11% 324.95
411.75 Health Care 1.02% 2.66% 10.31% 15.50% 411.75
219.67 Financials -0.37% 0.86% -0.30% 7.97% 231.16
428.08 Info Tech -0.41% 0.13% 4.66% 7.19% 438.64
133.94 Telecom Svc -0.15% 0.72% 7.38% 8.74% 135.01
168.24 Utilities 0.08% 1.82% 5.85% 7.71% 168.24
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