The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed this week at 29,370.83 after increasing over 350 points. TheStreet's expert analyst team calculated the best performers by the percentage change in the Dow Jones for the week ending Feb. 14th.
1. Nike NKE | Percentage Increase: +4.12% | Friday Closing Price: $103.54
Nike (NKE) - Get Report recently revealed their uniforms for this summer's Olympics in Japan to much fanfare. Several other countries are signed with Nike other than the U.S. including South Korea, Brazil, and Nigeria. Nike also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.245 per share.
Nike's week ended with some fireworks as Michael Avenatti, the lawyer of Stormi Daniels who clashed with President Trump, was found guilty of attempting to extort Nike for $25 million. Avenatti threatened to go public with Nike employees tampering with amateur employees
Nike Quantitative Analysis by TheStreet Quant Ratings
TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Nike as a Buy with a rating score of A-.
2. Visa V | Percentage Increase: +3.72% | Friday Closing Price: $210.29
Visa (V) - Get Report reported earnings recently and shares fell after they reported profit and revenue rose 10%, in line with analysts' estimates. TheStreet shared a guide on how to trade Visa following earnings.
Unfortunately for Visa, China chose Mastercard for their central bank. China has made a strong effort to open up its capital markets to outside participants.
Visa Quantitative Analysis by TheStreet Quant Ratings
TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Visa as a Buy with a rating score of A.
3. UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH | Percentage Increase: +3.31% | Friday Closing Price: $298.78
UnitedHealth got good news in New Hampshire this week as Bernie Sanders won the primary. You're probably asking yourself, "why is that good news?" The reason is simple, some see Sanders' ascension as a good thing for the re-election chances of Donald Trump and therefore a no-go for Sanders' healthcare plan Medicare for All.
UnitedHealth Quantitative Analysis by TheStreet Quant Ratings
TheStreet Quant Ratings rates UnitedHealth as a Buy with a rating score of A.
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