Stock Market Today - K12 Inc. (LRN) Bank of America (BAC) - Lions Gate (LGF) and PVH Earnings Today

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(Best Syndication News) Stock markets in the United States were closed Monday, but stock prices around the world were generally lower (see stock chart below). That is changing on Tuesday as Asian and European stock prices begin to advance.

Last week the share price of K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) was up 0.43 (1.26%) to $34.46. The company operates education services and is a market leader in individualized learning for home schoolers.

Dow Jones

On Friday the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 38.82 points (0.31%) to 12,441.58. Stock prices in the index were up three days in a row.

Of the 30 Dow constituents, only seven were lower Friday (see Dow chart below). Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) was the big winner, up 0.23 (2.01%) to $11.69.

Last week the bank announced a joint venture with Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase. The goal is to allow customers to move money “more conveniently and safely” using their mobile number or email. They said that clearXchange is the first bank-owned solution of its kind.

S&P 500

The Standard and Poor’s 500 index was up 0.41 percent to 1,331.10 on Friday.

All of the sectors were higher Friday, but materials showing the biggest gains (see the sector chart below). The material sector was up 1.03 percent (up 3.08 percent for the week).

Earnings Reports

There will be several earnings announcements Tuesday.

The share price of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA) (NYSE:LGF) was down 0.04 (-0.67%) to $5.94 on Friday. The film studio will present their Q4 2011 Earnings Release on Tuesday after the market closes.

The street expects a 17 cent eps. The previous announcement was 19 cents. There are 136.74 million outstanding shares and the company has a market cap of $812.24 million.

Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation (Public, NYSE:PVH) will present their Q1 2011 Earnings Release after the market closes Tuesday. On Friday the share price was up 0.39 (+0.59%) to $66.58.

The clothing company is expected to report $1.16 per share. Their last announcement was for 83 cents. Phillips-Van Heusen has a market cap of $4.47 billion and there are 67.08 million shares.

By: Dan Wilson

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World Markets:

Monday U.S. Markets 1 Day 1 Day 1 Week 30-Day 100-Day
5/30/2011 Pt Change % Change % Change % Change % Change
12,441.58 Dow Jones Industrial Avg 0.00 0.00% 0.49% 1.43% 6.59%
1,331.10 S&P 500 0.00 0.00% 1.04% 1.41% 4.44%
2,796.86 Nasdaq Composite Index 0.00 0.00% 1.38% 1.89% 2.95%
Monday World Market Indexes 1 Day 1 Day 1 Week 30-Day 100-Day
30-May-11 Pt Change % Change % Change % Change % Change
138.55 DJ Asian Titans 50 -0.45 -0.32% 1.99% -0.30% -4.06%
2149.4 The Global Dow -0.75 -0.03% 1.57% 0.12% 2.66%
9,504.97 Nikkei 225 Japan -16.97 -0.18% 0.47% 0.68% -9.57%
2,706.12 Shanghai China -3.50 -0.13% -2.50% -9.80% -3.54%
23,184.32 Hang Seng Hong Kong 66.25 0.29% 2.08% -1.43% -2.42%
2614.58 Dow Stoxx - 50 Europe -3.10 -0.12% 1.51% 1.72% -1.14%
2814.34 DJ Euro Stoxx - 50 Europe -5.06 -0.18% 0.72% -1.51% 0.63%
5,938.87 FTSE 100 England 0.00 0.00% 1.76% 4173.49% -1.25%
3,942.53 CAC 40 France -8.45 -0.21% 0.91% 83.65% 2.09%
7,160.30 DAX Germany -3.17 -0.04% 0.54% 1.72% 3.15%
4,667.50 S&P ASX 200 Australia -16.50 -0.35% 0.53% -2.62% -0.92%
18,232.06 BSE Sensex Bombay India -34.04 -0.19% 1.33% -4.65% -5.02%
63,953.93 Brazil Bovespa Stock Index -341.03 -0.53% 2.58% -3.33% -9.19%
13,829.66 Canada S&P/TSX 32.07 0.23% 1.30% 0.68% 3.20%

S&P Sectors:

Friday Sector Name One-Day One-Week 30-Day 100-Day
5/27/2011 % Change % Change % Change % Change
564.6 Energy 0.20% 3.57% -1.48% 11.05%
244.5 Materials 1.03% 3.08% -0.21% 1.88%
321.28 Industrials 0.41% 0.90% -0.08% 5.99%
316.85 Consumer Discretionary 0.31% 0.60% 2.15% 6.54%
329.15 Consumer Staples 0.30% -0.33% 3.30% 8.63%
411.45 Health Care 0.08% -0.17% 4.89% 11.25%
211.05 Financials 0.81% 1.20% -2.86% -3.71%
415.55 Info Tech 0.51% 1.10% 1.10% 1.37%
135.38 Telecom Svc 0.26% 0.68% 2.35% 2.83%
169.68 Utilities 0.09% -0.46% 4.09% 5.43%
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