Stock Market Today – Most prices tumble while MCD PEP NVS and INTC hit 100-day highs

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(Best Syndication News) Stock markets around the world were lower today but there were some gains in individual stocks (see charts below).

Dow Jones

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 84.61 points (-0.66%) to 12,722.90 (see stock index chart below). The Dow didn’t’ break through yesterday’s support level (see Dow technical chart below).

The 50-day moving average was 12,261.21 and the 100-day moving average was 12,037.35. The market was volatile because the volume was 15.91 percent higher than the 100-day average and the range exceeded the 100-day average.

Of the 30 Dow constituents, 22 of them were lower (see Dow constituent chart below). Despite the major losses, there were some bright spots. The share price of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) hit a 100-day high, up 13 cents (+0.16%) to 79.07. Also, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) hit a 100-day high.

The biggest loser was Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). The share price fell $2.50 (-2.21%) to $110.77.

S&P 500 and Nasdaq

The S&P 500 index fell 9.30 points (-0.69%) to 1,347.32. Over the last 30-days, the index is 2.88 percent higher.

The S&P 500 sectors were all lower today (see sector chart below). Energy, Materials, and Industrials took the biggest hit. All three sectors are lower for the week, but only Energy is lower for the month.

The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 13.39 points (-0.47%) to 2,828.23.

Stock Prices

PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP), one of the 200 largest corporations in the world, hit a 100-day high today (see BSNLG01 chart below). Today the company held their Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

Novartis AG (ADR) (NYSE:NVS) was another big winner today, hitting a 100-day high of 60.35 up $0.78 (+1.31%).

By: Dan Wilson

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U.S. Indexes:

Wednesday U.S. Markets 1 Day 1 Day 1 Week 30-Day 100-Day
5/4/2011 Pt Change % Change % Change % Change % Change
12,722.90 Dow Jones Industrial Avg -84.61 -0.66% 0.25% 4.54% 10.64%
1,347.32 S&P 500 -9.30 -0.69% -0.62% 2.88% 8.40%
2,828.23 Nasdaq Composite Index -13.39 -0.47% -1.45% 3.36% 7.24%

Dow Technical Data:

Dow Technical Data
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 Value Support and Resistance
Dow Value - Close Today 12,723.58 Yesterday Close 12,807.51
Point Change Today (83.93) Support/Res Today
% Change Today -0.66% S3 12,485.07
Today's Open 12,806.29 S2 12,618.73
Today's Low 12,673.02 S1 12,698.11
Today's High 12,806.68 Pivot Pt 12,752.39
Today's Range (High - Low) 133.66 R1 12,831.77
Average Daily Range 100 Days 107.57 R2 12,886.05
% Today Daily Range w/ Average Range 24.25% R3 13,019.71
100 Day Low 11,428.56
100 Day High 12,810.54 Support/ Res Yesterday
Today's Volume * 193,720,824 S3 12,619.80
Average 100 Day Volume * 167,134,536 S2 12,710.47
% of Today Daily Vol. w/ Average Volume 15.91% S1 12,761.61
Point Change MTD (83.78) Pivot Pt 12,801.14
% Change Month To Date (MTD) -0.65% R1 12,852.28
Point Change YTD 1,048.82 R2 12,891.81
% Change Year To Date (YTD) 8.98% R3 12,982.48
Best Syndication Today Volatility BSNVX1 3.86% 13,002.30
Average Volatility Last 100 Days BSNVX1 -3% Moving Averages
Best Syndication Today Volatility BSNVX2 40% 50 Day Moving 12,261.21
Average Volatility Last 100 Days BSNVX2 -2% 100 Day Moving 12,037.35
* Volume reflects weighted average

S&P Sectors:

Wednesday Sector Name One-Day One-Week 30-Day 100-Day
5/4/2011 % Change % Change % Change % Change
567.25 Energy -1.57% -3.71% -1.28% 16.43%
246.16 Materials -1.69% -3.05% 1.60% 7.98%
328.39 Industrials -1.39% -1.52% 3.67% 12.06%
318.54 Consumer Discretionary -0.38% -0.61% 5.57% 8.31%
325.67 Consumer Staples -0.08% 0.61% 7.20% 8.65%
410.32 Health Care -0.07% 0.62% 10.05% 14.69%
218.45 Financials -0.94% -1.13% -0.03% 4.11%
426.18 Info Tech -0.28% -0.75% 3.85% 5.79%
135.59 Telecom Svc -0.25% 0.43% 7.89% 8.93%
168.94 Utilities -0.25% 0.70% 6.25% 8.29%

Dow Jones Constituents:


Wednesday Dow Constituents One Day One Day 5-Day 30 Day 100-Day 100-Day
5/4/2011 Name Point Ch. % Change % Change % Change % Change Max
110.77 Caterpillar Inc. (2.50) -2.21% -1.66% 3.76% 20.89% 115.41
20.27 General Electric Co (0.37) -1.79% -1.60% 3.79% 15.04% 49.97
54.51 E.I. du Pont (0.96) -1.73% -3.95% 1.96% 12.25% 56.79
104.68 Chevron Corporation (1.49) -1.40% -3.80% -0.76% 18.46% 109.66
170.62 Intl. Business Machines (2.25) -1.30% -0.09% 6.95% 18.26% 172.87
17.47 Alcoa Inc. (0.20) -1.13% 2.22% 3.07% 21.66% 18.13
42.62 The Walt Disney Co (0.45) -1.04% -0.93% 0.90% 14.79% 79.52
84.81 Exxon Mobil Corp (0.81) -0.95% -2.90% 2.68% 17.21% 87.98
45.5 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.42) -0.91% -0.76% -0.22% 9.61% 48
65.67 Johnson & Johnson (0.59) -0.89% 0.44% 11.84% 6.16% 66.26
12.49 Bank of America... (0.11) -0.87% 0.56% -8.50% -0.40% 15.25
78.84 The Boeing Company (0.67) -0.84% 0.37% 8.42% 23.59% 79.78
63.54 The Travelers Co (0.51) -0.80% 0.76% 8.75% 14.92% 64.05
96.2 3M Company (0.63) -0.65% -1.06% 4.41% 12.78% 97.23
67.46 The Coca-Cola Co (0.42) -0.62% 0.07% 4.96% 4.02% 68.31
89.38 United Technologies... (0.47) -0.52% 0.42% 9.19% 14.37% 90
37.19 The Home Depot, Inc. (0.16) -0.43% -0.75% 1.56% 7.61% 38.48
49.7 American Express Co (0.20) -0.40% 2.43% 10.40% 7.18% 49.9
37.67 Verizon Communication (0.13) -0.34% -1.57% 1.87% 10.44% 53.65
31.79 AT&T Inc. (0.07) -0.22% 1.34% 12.97% 10.46% 31.86
55.37 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (0.09) -0.16% 1.24% 7.22% 2.14% 57.57
33.85 Kraft Foods Inc. (0.02) -0.06% 0.74% 8.81% 9.62% 145.95
79.07 McDonald's Corporation 0.13 0.16% 1.33% 6.09% 2.54% 79.07
17.47 Cisco Systems, Inc. 0.06 0.34% 1.04% -0.63% -10.78% 89.92
36.56 Merck & Co., Inc. 0.15 0.41% 2.21% 12.04% 1.27% 42.16
26.06 Microsoft Corporation 0.25 0.97% -2.43% 2.04% -4.37% 31.88
20.64 Pfizer Inc. 0.20 0.98% -0.91% 3.61% 20.07% 77.01
66.47 The Procter & Gamble... 0.76 1.16% 3.05% 9.13% 5.19% 66.7
23.5 Intel Corporation 0.27 1.16% 3.07% 15.82% 9.30% 23.5
40.94 Hewlett-Packard Co 0.61 1.51% 1.01% -2.69% -1.70% 72.8

BSNLG01

Wednesday BSNLG01 Index One Day Five Day 30-Day 100-Day
5/4/2011 Name Symbol % Change % Change % Change % Change
8.6 Nokia Corporation (ADR) NOK -7.63% -7.13% 2.63% -13.65%
51.14 Freeport-McMoRan Copper... FCX -3.87% -6.88% -6.81% -55.73%
129.21 Westpac Banking Corp... WBK -3.83% -6.64% 10.71% 13.33%
30.9 Vale (ADR) VALE -3.44% -6.62% -5.50% -10.82%
36.49 Time Warner Inc. TWX -3.29% -1.99% 2.56% 15.37%
100.56 Union Pacific Corporatio... UNP -3.16% -2.27% 7.07% 9.09%
19.73 China Unicom (Hong... CHU -2.86% -2.66% 18.57% 36.54%
27.3 Statoil ASA(ADR) STO -2.85% -5.99% -1.23% 20.48%
84.96 Devon Energy Corporation DVN -2.70% -4.34% -8.61% 15.00%
44.14 Canadian Natural... CNQ -2.65% -3.39% -10.48% 2.89%
35.71 Petroleo Brasileiro SA... PBR -2.59% -3.33% -11.46% 5.25%
28.78 Wells Fargo & Company WFC -2.47% -1.67% -8.49% -4.77%
108.89 Occidental Petroleum... OXY -2.46% 3.58% 8.78% 15.99%
35.25 Oracle Corporation ORCL -2.46% -0.11% 12.23% 15.88%
25.96 Comcast Corporation CMCSA -2.44% -0.65% 7.72% 21.76%
60.32 Honeywell International... HON -2.39% -1.13% 5.64% 16.00%
140.6 Siemens AG (ADR) SI -2.32% -3.63% 8.57% 15.40%
61.33 Fomento Economico... FMX -2.23% -2.50% 5.58% 8.86%
27.37 EMC Corporation EMC -2.22% -3.35% 3.36% 21.70%
110.77 Caterpillar Inc. CAT -2.21% -1.66% 3.76% 20.89%
39.64 The Dow Chemical Company DOW -2.15% -2.63% 8.01% 16.31%
20.91 Mobile TeleSystems OJSC... MBT -2.06% -0.19% -0.99% 5.55%
126.61 Apache Corporation APA -1.97% -2.61% 1.67% 8.40%
96.27 BHP Billiton Limited... BHP -1.92% -4.72% 6.94% 5.69%
80.04 BHP Billiton plc (ADR) BBL -1.91% -4.63% 5.71% 0.35%
60.8 Royal Bank of Canada... RY -1.90% -3.12% -0.64% 16.12%
55.84 Emerson Electric Co. EMR -1.85% -7.01% -2.50% -3.46%
49.86 Imperial Oil Limited... IMO -1.81% -5.21% -2.12% 31.28%
47.37 Research In Motion Ltd... RIMM -1.80% -16.29% -23.74% -22.10%
20.27 General Electric Company GE -1.79% -1.60% 3.79% 15.04%
13.46 Wipro Limited (ADR) WIT -1.75% -2.32% -3.30% -7.24%
54.51 E.I. du Pont de Nemours... DD -1.73% -3.95% 1.96% 12.25%
106.28 EOG Resources, Inc. EOG -1.73% -5.09% -6.83% 17.18%
138.69 PetroChina Co. Ltd... PTR -1.69% -4.88% -2.77% 7.24%
62.05 TOTAL S.A. (ADR) TOT -1.68% -2.74% 4.57% 16.66%
60.24 The Bank of Nova Scotia... BNS -1.63% -0.18% -0.54% 7.36%
75.97 Canadian National... CNI -1.61% -1.25% 3.42% 13.69%
33.01 eBay Inc. EBAY -1.58% -2.91% 7.63% 9.02%
96.96 China Petroleum &... SNP -1.50% -2.78% -3.13% 1.66%
15.15 Ford Motor Company F -1.50% -2.26% 5.87% -8.01%
84.89 Toronto-Dominion Bank... TD -1.44% -1.11% -2.32% 15.99%
53.42 Potash Corp./Saskatchewa... POT -1.42% -3.63% -4.28% -61.25%
31.47 Companhia de Bebidas... ABV -1.41% -2.48% 14.23% -77.89%
104.68 Chevron Corporation CVX -1.40% -3.80% -0.76% 18.46%
63.63 Bank of Montreal (USA) BMO -1.39% -2.59% -0.42% 3.09%
19.1 Banco Bradesco SA (ADR) BBD -1.39% -4.12% -1.60% -3.68%
52.34 China Life Insurance... LFC -1.38% -3.16% -5.18% -18.35%
170.62 Intl. Business Machines... IBM -1.30% -0.09% 6.95% 18.26%
25.4 Morgan Stanley MS -1.24% -1.63% -7.87% -5.72%
84.79 Schlumberger Limited. SLB -1.23% -4.85% -4.19% 2.86%
78.91 Lockheed Martin... LMT -1.23% -0.19% -2.80% 15.00%
73.65 ConocoPhillips COP -1.18% -4.91% -6.23% 12.49%
52.02 Eni S.p.A. (ADR) E -1.18% -2.44% 7.88% 18.85%
47.35 Halliburton Company HAL -1.13% -5.79% 2.07% 15.07%
74.25 United Parcel Service... UPS -1.12% -0.75% 3.67% 2.03%
25.76 Lowe's Companies, Inc. LOW -1.11% -3.16% -4.49% 3.04%
84.59 Canadian Imperial Bank... CM -1.09% -0.49% -2.90% 9.23%
36.12 CVS Caremark Corporation CVS -1.07% -0.36% 7.34% 7.02%
20.39 Corning Incorporated GLW -1.07% -3.09% -2.21% 5.65%
25.54 U.S. Bancorp USB -1.05% 0.24% -3.44% -2.44%
42.62 The Walt Disney Company DIS -1.04% -0.93% 0.90% 14.79%
3.79 Lloyds TSB Group plc... LYG -1.04% -3.56% -3.07% -12.87%
17.34 News Corporation NWSA -1.03% -3.88% 3.34% 20.92%
64.08 SAP AG (ADR) SAP -1.02% 0.80% 10.46% 29.72%
63.51 PNC Financial Services PNC -0.97% 1.60% 3.66% 5.85%
84.81 Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM -0.95% -2.90% 2.68% 17.21%
44.38 BP plc (ADR) BP -0.94% -4.11% -4.00% 2.19%
36.1 ArcelorMittal (ADR) MT -0.93% -1.37% 1.75% -3.27%
122,310.00 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.A -0.92% -2.00% -3.81% 1.67%
45.5 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM -0.91% -0.76% -0.22% 9.61%
75.45 Royal Dutch Shell plc... RDS.A -0.91% -2.78% 5.27% 15.33%
65.67 Johnson & Johnson JNJ -0.89% 0.44% 11.84% 6.16%
12.49 Bank of America... BAC -0.87% 0.56% -8.50% -0.40%
53.98 HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) HBC -0.84% -1.32% 4.94% 2.57%
78.84 The Boeing Company BA -0.84% 0.37% 8.42% 23.59%
17.51 Manulife Financial... MFC -0.79% -1.68% 0.75% 5.10%
41.33 Gilead Sciences, Inc. GILD -0.79% 5.03% 0.02% 12.22%
42.78 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. WMT -0.79% -0.90% 7.41% 17.40%
30.29 Koninklijke Philips... PHG -0.79% 1.44% -4.48% 0.60%
63.98 Infosys Tech. Ltd. (ADR) INFY -0.76% -0.68% -3.30% -9.20%
43.24 GlaxoSmithKline plc... GSK -0.73% -0.71% 14.94% 8.15%
109.57 POSCO (ADR) PKX -0.73% 0.82% -2.56% 4.27%
56.08 QUALCOMM, Inc. QCOM -0.73% -2.61% 6.92% 14.17%
16.61 Deutsche Telekom AG... DTEGY -0.66% 0.18% 8.56% 26.41%
96.2 3M Company MMM -0.65% -1.06% 4.41% 12.78%
67.46 The Coca-Cola Company KO -0.62% 0.07% 4.96% 4.02%
33.01 Unilever N.V. (ADR) UN -0.60% 0.06% 8.23% 5.77%
18.38 NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (ADR) DCM -0.59% -0.54% 0.16% 10.13%
48.5 DIRECTV DTV -0.59% 0.73% 6.48% 20.74%
26.85 Altria Group, Inc. MO -0.56% 0.75% 4.84% 8.53%
89.38 United Technologies... UTX -0.52% 0.42% 9.19% 14.37%
23.29 France Telecom SA (ADR) FTE -0.51% -1.06% 5.67% 8.53%
80.47 Diageo plc (ADR) DEO -0.51% -0.90% 7.97% 8.63%
32.63 Unilever plc (ADR) UL -0.49% 0.31% 9.53% 6.88%
57.32 China Telecom Corp... CHA -0.47% -4.39% -3.50% 12.22%
45.72 China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) CHL -0.46% -0.57% 0.79% -8.71%
37.19 The Home Depot, Inc. HD -0.43% -0.75% 1.56% 7.61%
25.77 Telefonica S.A. (ADR) TEF -0.43% -4.52% 3.08% -62.88%
28.2 Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) VOD -0.42% -2.52% -1.33% 5.15%
28.71 Bristol Myers Squibb Co. BMY -0.42% 1.48% 9.75% 9.33%
49.7 American Express Company AXP -0.40% 2.43% 10.40% 7.18%
127.67 Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) NVO -0.36% 0.27% 3.03% 16.86%
57.59 Express Scripts, Inc. ESRX -0.35% 1.57% 7.64% 6.02%
37.67 Verizon Communications... VZ -0.34% -1.57% 1.87% 10.44%
63.77 Deutsche Bank AG (USA) DB -0.34% -2.31% 10.39% 18.93%
69.35 Philip Morris Intl. Inc. PM -0.29% 0.46% 8.63% 18.14%
79.77 Visa Inc. V -0.29% 2.72% 10.81% -1.38%
43.57 Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) SU -0.27% -3.18% -3.05% 19.90%
49.56 UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH -0.24% 0.94% 15.93% 34.31%
151.52 Goldman Sachs Group... GS -0.23% 0.61% -5.02% -10.60%
4.51 Citigroup Inc. C -0.22% -1.74% 2.50% -6.24%
28.38 Sony Corporation (ADR) SNE -0.21% -0.04% -11.73% -20.90%
55.37 Walgreen Company WAG -0.16% 1.24% 7.22% 2.14%
18.84 Barclays PLC (ADR) BCS -0.16% -1.31% -0.05% 8.78%
39.78 Thomson Reuters Corp... TRI -0.13% -0.82% 3.30% 7.63%
43.76 Credit Suisse Group AG... CS -0.11% -2.60% 1.58% 9.10%
26.43 AT&T Inc ATT -0.08% 0.34% -0.86% 0.00%
33.85 Kraft Foods Inc. KFT -0.06% 0.74% 8.81% 9.62%
194.01 BlackRock, Inc. BLK -0.03% -2.02% 5.61% 6.67%
87.96 British American... BTI -0.01% 0.01% 11.67% 16.60%
282.39 MasterCard Incorporated MA 0.00% 2.80% 14.39% 8.88%
34.82 Texas Instruments Inc. TXN 0.06% -2.05% 1.78% 6.81%
49.2 Target Corporation TGT 0.06% -2.03% -2.07% -16.31%
26.51 ABB Ltd (ADR) ABB 0.08% -2.75% 12.62% 25.64%
38.12 Eli Lilly & Co. LLY 0.08% 2.12% 10.94% 9.01%
12.28 Banco Santander, S.A... STD 0.08% -1.60% 2.68% 10.13%
47.43 Canon Inc. (ADR) CAJ 0.08% 1.80% 2.80% -3.20%
23.31 Nippon Telegraph &... NTT 0.09% 0.95% 0.78% 2.33%
79.76 Toyota Motor Corp. (ADR) TM 0.09% 0.33% -2.90% 2.28%
42.31 Medtronic, Inc. MDT 0.12% 1.08% 12.29% 17.17%
79.07 McDonald's Corporation MCD 0.16% 1.33% 6.09% 2.54%
52.94 Abbott Laboratories ABT 0.17% 1.24% 10.31% 11.50%
40.68 Carnival plc (ADR) CUK 0.20% 1.02% 1.27% -6.46%
38.9 Carnival Corporation CCL 0.23% 1.49% -0.13% -10.33%
19.78 UBS AG (USA) UBS 0.25% -0.25% 7.79% 18.66%
38.79 HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD... HMC 0.31% 1.76% 1.41% 2.40%
57.68 Amgen, Inc. AMGN 0.31% 0.95% 9.47% 6.60%
17.47 Cisco Systems, Inc. CSCO 0.34% 1.04% -0.63% -10.78%
69.83 PepsiCo, Inc. PEP 0.34% 0.16% 8.77% 6.56%
535.79 Google Inc. GOOG 0.36% -0.41% -7.97% -9.89%
91.81 VMware, Inc. VMW 0.36% -4.13% 19.64% 2.49%
56.43 Newmont Mining Corporati... NEM 0.37% -4.01% 2.92% -8.79%
349.57 Apple Inc. AAPL 0.39% 0.81% 3.06% 8.67%
36.56 Merck & Co., Inc. MRK 0.41% 2.21% 12.04% 1.27%
15.06 Telefonaktiebolaget LM... ERIC 0.53% -1.25% 22.04% 41.41%
43.04 Ecopetrol S.A. (ADR) EC 0.63% -1.44% 2.45% 0.33%
199.97 Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN 0.77% 2.51% 20.96% 14.76%
50.87 AstraZeneca plc (ADR) AZN 0.95% 1.94% 10.06% 4.28%
26.06 Microsoft Corporation MSFT 0.97% -2.43% 2.04% -4.37%
20.64 Pfizer Inc. PFE 0.98% -0.91% 3.61% 20.07%
85.65 Colgate-Palmolive... CL 1.12% 3.23% 9.40% 7.94%
66.47 The Procter & Gamble... PG 1.16% 3.05% 9.13% 5.19%
23.5 Intel Corporation INTC 1.16% 3.07% 15.82% 9.30%
60.35 Novartis AG (ADR) NVS 1.31% 2.53% 11.04% 9.49%
40.58 Sanofi-Aventis SA (ADR) SNY 1.32% 2.60% 19.81% 23.46%
82.79 NIKE, Inc. NKE 1.38% 0.27% 7.21% -7.22%
40.94 Hewlett-Packard Company HPQ 1.51% 1.01% -2.69% -1.70%
47.28 Teva Pharmaceutical... TEVA 1.76% 2.49% -3.75% -11.49%
36.34 Southern Copper Corp... SCCO 2.19% -1.81% -12.54% -23.20%
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