Abbreviated Week on Markets

Monday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Columbus Day: Banks Closed, Markets Open

Canada

Markets Closed for Thanksgiving Day

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

Barracuda Networks Inc. (NYSE: CUDA) (Q2) EPS estimates of seven cents, compared to six cents in prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Building permits (Aug.) Canadian municipalities issued $7.9 billion worth of building permits in July, down 3.5% from June and the first decrease since March 2017

Featured Earnings

Firan Technology Group Corporation (T.FTG) (Q3) EPS estimates of one cent, compared to 15 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. (T.NEPT) (Q2) EPS estimates of breakeven, compared to a loss of two cents in the prior-year quarter.

MTY Food Group Inc. (T.MTY) (Q3) EPS estimates of 71 cents, compared to 51 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

JOLTS (Aug.)

EIA Petroleum Status Report (Oct. 3-9)

Federal Open Market Committee Minutes

Featured Earnings

BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) (Q3) EPS estimates of $5.54, compared to $5.14 in the prior-year quarter.

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ: FAST) (Q3) EPS estimates of 50 cents, compared to 44 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Featured Earnings

IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc. (T.IPCI) (Q3) EPS estimates for a loss of seven cents, identical to the prior-year quarter.


Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Producer Price Index – Final Demand (Sept.)

Jobless Claims (Sept. 19-25)

Treasury Budget

Federal Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) (Q3) EPS estimates for $1.29, compared to $1.25 in the prior-year quarter.

Domino's Pizza Inc (NYSE: DPZ) (Q3) EPS estimates for $1.23, compared to 96 cents in the prior-year quarter.

EXFO Inc (NASDAQ: EXFO) (Q4) EPS estimates for six cents, compared to four cents in the prior-year quarter.

JP Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.67 compared to $1.58 in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Economic Lookahead

New Housing Price Index (Aug.) Market conditions in Vancouver contributed to ongoing strength in that census metropolitan area, and helped drive new home prices up 0.4% nationally in July

Featured Earnings

Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (T.PJC.A) (Q2) EPS estimates of 24 cents, identical to the prior-year quarter. METRO INC. and The Jean Coutu Group announced last Monday that they had entered into a definitive combination agreement pursuant to which METRO will acquire all of the outstanding Jean Coutu Group Class A subordinate voting shares and all of the outstanding Jean Coutu Group Class B shares for $24.50 per Jean Coutu Group Share, representing a total consideration of approximately $4.5 billion, subject to regulatory and Jean Coutu Group shareholder approvals

EXFO Inc. Subordinate Voting Shares (T.EXF) (Q4) EPS estimates of breakeven, compared to six cents in the prior-year quarter.

Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Consumer Price Index (Sept.)

Retail Sales (Sept.)

Business Inventories (Aug.)

Consumer Sentiment (October – preliminary)

Featured Earnings

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) (Q3) EPS estimates of 46 cents, compared to 41 cents in the prior-year quarter.

First Republic Bank (NYSE: FRC) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.17, compared to $1.00 in the prior-year quarter.

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: PNC) (Q3) EPS estimates of $2.12, compared to $1.84 in the prior-year quarter.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.04, compared to $1.03 in the prior-year quarter.