BoC Announcement Highlights Next Week


Monday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Consumer Credit (May)

Featured Earnings

Barracuda Networks Inc. (NYSE: CUDA) (Q1) EPS estimates of eight cents, compared to 10 cents in the prior-year quarter. On June 30, company founder Michael Perone stepped down as Chief Marketing Officer, but will remain on the company's Board of Directors and will continue to assist with strategic and emerging technology investments and opportunities.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.13, identical to the prior-year quarter.

WD-40 Company (WDFC) (Q3) EPS estimates of 91 cents, compared to 88 cents in the prior-year quarter. In mid-June, the declared a quarterly dividend of $0.49 per share, payable July 31, to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 21.


Canada

Featured Earnings

Theratechnologies Inc. (T.TH) (Q2) EPS estimates for loss of three cents, compared to loss of one cent in the prior-year quarter. On the last day of June, Theratechnologies was notified by its partner, TaiMed Biologics, Inc., that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the Biologics License Application (BLA) for ibalizumab as a treatment for multidrug resistant Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (MDR HIV-1).

Firan Technology Group Corporation (T.FTG) (Q2) EPS estimates of six cents, compared to seven cents in the prior-year quarter.

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

JOLTS (May) The U.S. Labor Department's JOLTS report tracks monthly change in job openings and offers rates on hiring and quits.

Wholesale Trade (May)


Featured Earnings

AAR Corp. (NYSE: AIR) (Q4) EPS estimates of 43 cents, compared to 32 cents in the prior-year quarter. In early June, AAR expanded its global footprint by signing a multi-year component support agreement with Viva Colombia and Viva Air Peru.

Pepsico Inc. (NYSE: PEP) (Q2) EPS estimates of $1.40, compared to $1.35 in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Economic Lookahead

Housing Starts (June) The trend in housing starts was 214,621 units in May, compared to 213,435 units in April

Featured Earnings

Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (T.PJC.A) (Q1) EPS estimates of 24 cents, compared to 27 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Cogeco Communications Inc. (T.CCA) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.42, compared to $1.51 in the prior-year quarter.

Cogeco Inc. (T.CGO) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.29, compared to $1.45 in the prior-year quarter.


Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Redbook (Weekly)

EIA Petroleum Status Report (July 1-7)

Beige Book (June) Produced roughly two weeks before the monetary policy meetings of the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee.

Featured Earnings

Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ: OZRK) (Q2) EPS estimates of 73 cents, compared to 60 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ: FAST) (Q2) EPS estimates of 50 cents, compared to 45 cents in the prior-year quarter.

MSC Industrial Direct Company Inc. (NYSE: MSM) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.09, compared to $1.05 in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Economic lookahead

BoC Rate Hike Announcement

Featured Earnings

DragonWave Inc. (T.DRWI) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of 29 cents, compared to loss of $1.23 in prior-year quarter


Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Jobless Claims (July 1-7)

Producer Price Index – Final Demand (June)

Treasury Budget

Federal Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Commerce Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH) (Q2) EPS estimates of 70 cents, compared to 67 cents in prior-year quarter

Peak Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ: SKIS) (Q4) EPS estimates of 58 cents, compared to 50 cents in prior-year quarter

Canada

Economic lookahead

New Housing Price Index (May) Buyers of new homes in Canada saw prices rise 0.8% in April, the largest monthly increase since May 2016.


Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Consumer Price Index (June)

Retail Sales (June)

Industrial Production (June)

Business Inventories (May)

Consumer Sentiment (July – preliminary)

Featured Earnings

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) (Q2) EPS estimates of $1.24, compared to $1.25 in prior-year quarter

First Republic Bank (NYSE: FRC) (Q2) EPS estimates of $1.09, compared to 89 cents in prior-year quarter

Infosys (NYSE: INFY) (Q1) EPS estimates of 23, compared to 22 cents in prior-year quarter