US Stock Updates Today: Russell 2000, Dow and S&P 500, Ethereum, Earnings

US Stock Updates Today: Russell 2000, Dow and S&P 500, Ethereum, Earnings

Although Big-box companies like Walmart and the Home Depot reported earnings, others plunged greatly.

Ethereum dropped 4.8%, but managed to hold above $3K. $BTC.X bopped 2.89% lower. Healthcare rose to 1.18% to new highs while consumer discretionary lagged. The Russell 2000 continued to roll over – $RUT tumbled 1.19% for the fourth straight session. The Dow and S&P 500 both pulled back from highs, going opposite direction.

$HNT.X hopped 18.4%, $MNDY marched 24.45%, and $PMTS popped 12.8%.

Here are the closing prints:

S&P 500 4,448 -0.71%
Nasdaq 14,656 -0.93%
Russell 2000 2,177 -1.19%
Dow Jones 35,343 -0.79%

Earnings Today

Walmart ($WMT)

EPS: $1.78 vs $1.57 est
REV: $141B, +2% YoY

The Home Depot ($HD) 

EPS: $4.53 vs $4.44 est
REV: $41B, +8% YoY

$HD lost 4.3%.

Agilent Technologies ($A)

EPS: $1.10 vs $0.99 est
REV: $1.59B, +26% YoY

Businesswire reported that Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today reported revenue of $1.59 billion for the third quarter ended July 31, 2021, an increase of 26% compared to the third quarter of 2020 and up 21% on a core basis.

Agilent has increased its outlook and now expects revenue in the range of $6.29 billion to $6.32 billion for fiscal year 2021. Fiscal year 2021 non-GAAP(3) earnings guidance has also increased to a range of $4.28 to $4.31 per share.

Agilent expects fourth-quarter 2021 revenue in the range of $1.63 billion to $1.66 billion, with non-GAAP earnings expected to be in the range of $1.15 to $1.18 per share. The outlook is based on currency-exchange rates as of July 31, 2021.

Fourth-quarter revenue expected to be in the range of $1.63 billion to $1.66 billion with non-GAAP EPS of $1.15 to $1.18.