Stock Market Today – PFE and CVX were DJIA biggest losers – AA and BAC biggest winners

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(Best Syndication News) Stocks were mixed today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average index higher and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes lower (see stock charts below).

Dow Jones

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) was only slightly higher to 12,807.51. Over the last five days the index is up 1.68%.

Volatility was low but the volume was 14 percent higher than the 100-day average (see the Dow technical chart below). The range from low to high was below the 100-day average.

Ten of the thirty Dow Jones constituents were lower today (see Dow constituent chart below). Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) was the biggest Dow loser. The share price fell 58 cents (-2.76%) to $20.44.

Another big loser was Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). The share price fell $2.01 (-1.86%) to $106.17. Oil prices sank more than two percent today. Exxon also dropped.

The big Dow winner was Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA). The share price increased 45 cents (+2.61%) to $17.67. Aluminum prices on the London Metal Exchange are up more than 17 percent over the last 100 days.

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) also climbed today. See the constituent chart below for more details.

S&P 500 Sectors and Nasdaq Index

The S&P 500 index dropped 0.34 percent and the Nasdaq index fell 0.78 percent.

The S&P sectors were mixed. Consumer Staples, Telecom and Utilities hit 100-day highs. The energy sector fell 2.35 percent.

See the sector chart below for more details.

By: Dan Wilson

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Stock Indexes:

Tuesday U.S. Markets 1 Day 1 Day 1 Week 30-Day 100-Day
5/3/2011 Pt Change % Change % Change % Change % Change
12,807.51 Dow Jones Industrial Avg 0.15 0.00% 1.68% 5.97% 11.78%
1,356.62 S&P 500 -4.60 -0.34% 0.70% 4.55% 9.83%
2,841.62 Nasdaq Composite Index -22.46 -0.78% -0.21% 5.31% 8.57%

Dow Constituents:


Tuesday Dow Constituents One Day One Day 30 Day 100-Day 100-Day
5/3/2011 Name Symbol Point Ch. % Change % Change % Change Max
20.44 Pfizer Inc. PFE (0.58) -2.76% 2.51% 20.09% 77.01
106.17 Chevron Corporation CVX (2.01) -1.86% 0.89% 21.99% 109.66
85.62 Exxon Mobil Corp XOM (1.35) -1.55% 3.71% 18.62% 87.98
55.47 E.I. du Pont DD (0.72) -1.28% 3.35% 14.09% 56.79
17.41 Cisco Systems, Inc. CSCO (0.17) -0.97% -0.23% -11.62% 89.92
113.27 Caterpillar Inc. CAT (1.10) -0.96% 6.07% 25.94% 115.41
43.07 The Walt Disney Co DIS (0.20) -0.46% 3.93% 17.48% 79.52
89.85 United Technologies... UTX (0.15) -0.17% 11.09% 14.60% 90
96.83 3M Company MMM (0.09) -0.09% 6.76% 14.84% 97.23
79.51 The Boeing Company BA (0.02) -0.03% 10.66% 23.92% 79.78
37.35 The Home Depot, Inc. HD 0.00 0.00% 2.92% 8.58% 38.48
66.26 Johnson & Johnson JNJ 0.05 0.08% 12.71% 7.03% 66.26
67.88 The Coca-Cola Co KO 0.16 0.24% 6.88% 5.00% 68.31
33.87 Kraft Foods Inc. KFT 0.08 0.24% 9.15% 10.15% 145.95
36.41 Merck & Co., Inc. MRK 0.10 0.28% 11.93% 1.17% 42.16
78.94 McDonald's Corporation MCD 0.30 0.38% 6.86% 1.78% 78.94
172.87 Intl. Business Machines IBM 0.72 0.42% 9.41% 19.37% 172.87
49.9 American Express Co AXP 0.25 0.50% 11.51% 7.87% 49.9
25.81 Microsoft Corporation MSFT 0.15 0.58% 2.02% -5.60% 31.88
40.33 Hewlett-Packard Co HPQ 0.25 0.62% -3.38% -5.37% 72.8
37.8 Verizon Communication VZ 0.24 0.64% 2.30% 11.05% 53.65
55.46 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. WMT 0.42 0.76% 6.65% 2.17% 57.57
20.64 General Electric Co GE 0.16 0.78% 5.90% 16.48% 49.97
65.71 The Procter & Gamble PG 0.53 0.81% 7.85% 3.97% 66.7
64.05 The Travelers Co TRV 0.53 0.83% 9.90% 16.92% 64.05
23.23 Intel Corporation INTC 0.32 1.40% 15.29% 6.02% 23.23
45.92 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM 0.74 1.64% 0.99% 10.84% 48
31.86 AT&T Inc. T 0.65 2.08% 13.38% 10.28% 31.86
12.6 Bank of America... BAC 0.26 2.11% -9.22% -1.56% 15.25
17.67 Alcoa Inc. AA 0.45 2.61% 7.42% 24.00% 18.13

S&P 500 Sectors:

Tuesday Sector Name One-Day One-Week 30-Day 100-Day 100-Day
5/3/2011 % Change % Change % Change % Change High
576.31 Energy -2.35% -2.33% 0.53% 18.64% 598.02
250.4 Materials -0.98% -1.13% 4.80% 10.28% 254.77
333.03 Industrials -0.34% 0.20% 5.50% 13.91% 334.56
319.75 Consumer Discretionary -0.51% 0.19% 6.87% 8.70% 321.38
325.92 Consumer Staples 0.30% 1.45% 7.59% 9.12% 325.92
410.62 Health Care -0.27% 1.21% 10.03% 15.05% 411.75
220.52 Financials 0.39% 0.61% 0.62% 6.46% 231.16
427.37 Info Tech -0.17% -0.51% 4.75% 6.08% 438.64
135.93 Telecom Svc 1.49% 0.88% 8.37% 10.35% 135.93
169.36 Utilities 0.67% 1.70% 6.48% 8.93% 169.36

Dow Technical Data:

Dow Technical Data
Tuesday, May 03, 2011 Value Support and Resistance
Dow Value - Close Today 12,807.51 Yesterday Close 12,807.36
Point Change Today 0.15 Support/Res Today
% Change Today 0.00% S3 12,619.80
Today's Open 12,806.38 S2 12,710.47
Today's Low 12,749.99 S1 12,761.61
Today's High 12,840.66 Pivot Pt 12,801.14
Today's Range (High - Low) 90.67 R1 12,852.28
Average Daily Range 100 Days 107.06 R2 12,891.81
% Today Daily Range w/ Average Range -15.31% R3 12,982.48
100 Day Low 11,410.32
100 Day High 12,810.54 Support/ Res Yesterday
Today's Volume * 191,480,917 S3 12,636.78
Average 100 Day Volume * 166,879,542 S2 12,728.16
% of Today Daily Vol. w/ Average Volume 14.74% S1 12,763.07
Point Change MTD 0.15 Pivot Pt 12,819.54
% Change Month To Date (MTD) 0.00% R1 12,854.45
Point Change YTD 1,132.75 R2 12,910.92
% Change Year To Date (YTD) 9.70% R3 13,002.30
Best Syndication Today Volatility BSNVX1 -2.26% 12,952.89
Average Volatility Last 100 Days BSNVX1 -3% Moving Averages
Best Syndication Today Volatility BSNVX2 -1% 50 Day Moving 12,251.61
Average Volatility Last 100 Days BSNVX2 -3% 100 Day Moving 12,023.15
* Volume reflects weighted average
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