U.S. and Canada
Markets shut down for New Year’s Day
Purchasing Managers Index Manufacturing Index (Dec.)
Institute for Supply Management (Dec.)
Construction Spending (Nov.)
ADP Employment Report (Dec.)
Landec Corporation (NASDAQ: LNDC) (Q2) EPS estimates of seven cents, identical to prior-year quarter
Resources Connection Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN) (Q2) EPS estimates of 19 cents, compared to 23 cents in the prior-year quarter
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC) (Q1) EPS estimates of 22 cents, compared to 24 cents in the prior-year quarter
Unifirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.57, compared to $1.78 in the prior-year quarter
EIA Petroleum Report (Dec. 26-Jan. 2)
Jobless Claims (Dec. 27-Jan. 3)
PMI Services Index (Dec.)
ISM Non-Mfg. Index (Dec.)
Federal Balance Sheet
Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.70, compared to $1.42 in the prior-year quarter.
Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.82, compared to $2.00 in the prior-year quarter.
Monsanto Company (MON) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of four, compared to loss of 11 cents in the prior-year quarter. In mid-December, Monsanto shareowners approved the merger of Monsanto with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bayer Aktiengesellschaft. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Monsanto shareowners will receive $128 per share in cash at the closing of the merger.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.09, compared to $1.03 in the prior-year quarter. During the week before Christmas, as part of its comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse, Walgreens expanded availability of naloxone, a lifesaving opioid antidote, without requiring a prescription to Mississippi, Missouri and Washington D.C. That brings the total distributionto 33 states
Industrial Product Price Index (Nov.) IPPI rose 0.7% in October, led by higher prices for energy and petroleum products.
Raw Materials Price Index (Nov.) RMPI increased 3.3%, mainly due to higher prices for crude energy products.
Sandvine Corporation (T.SVC) (Q4) EPS estimates of two cents, compared to 17 cents in the prior-year quarter.
Employment Situation (Dec.)
International Trade (Nov.)
Factory Orders (Nov.)
AngioDynamics Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGO) (Q2) EPS estimates of 16 cents, compared to 14 cents in the prior-year quarter.
Labour Force Survey (Dec.) Employment was up 11,000, or 0.1%, in November from the month before. With fewer people searching for work, the unemployment rate fell by 0.2 percentage points to 6.8%.
Jean Coutu Group (T.PJC.A) (Q3) EPS estimates of 28 cents, compared to 31 cents in the prior-year quarter.