Canada Reports Jobs Numbers Next Week

Monday

North American markets closed for Labour Day

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Factory Orders (July)


Featured Earnings

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAY) (Q2) EPS estimates of 55 cents, compared to 50 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NYSE: DLNG) (Q2) EPS estimates of 17 cents, compared to 48 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE: HPE) (Q2) EPS estimates of 26 cents, compared to 49 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Hudson's Bay Company (T.HBC) (Q2) EPS estimates for loss of 60 cents, compared to loss of 67 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Redbook (Weekly)

International Trade (July)

Purchasing Managers Services Index (Aug.)

Institute for Supply Management Non-Manufacturing Index (Aug.)

Federal Open Market Committee Beige Book (Aug.)

Featured Earnings

GMS Inc. (NYSE: GMS) (Q1) EPS estimates of 47 cents, compared to 46 cents in the prior-year quarter.

HD Supply Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HDS) (Q2) EPS estimates of 63 cents, compared to 85 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE: NX) (Q3) EPS estimates of 34 cents, compared to 30 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Bank of Canada Rate Announcement

Canadian international merchandise trade (July) Canada's merchandise trade balance with the world posted a $3.6 billion deficit in June, widening from a $1.4 billion deficit in May. Exports fell 4.3% while imports edged up 0.3%

Featured Earnings

Descartes Systems Group Inc. (T.DSG) (Q2) EPS estimates of 10 cents, compared to eight cents in the prior-year quarter.

Dominion Diamond Corporation (T.DDC) (Q2) EPS estimates for gain of 53 cents, compared to a loss of 26 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Reitmans (Canada) Limited (T.RET) (Q2) EPS estimates of 16 cents, compared to 14 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

EIA Petroleum Status Report (Aug. 29-Sept. 4)

Jobless Claims (Aug. 28-Sept. 4)

Federal Balance Sheet

Treasury Budget

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of 14 cents, compared to loss of seven cents in the prior-year quarter.

Sciences Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) (Q2) EPS estimates of 91 cents, compared to 85 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Verifone Systems Inc. (NYSE: PAY) (Q3) EPS estimates of 28 cents, compared to 33 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Building permits (June) Canadian municipalities issued $8.1 billion worth of building permits in June, up 2.5% from May and the second highest value on record.

Featured Earnings

Dollarama Inc. (T.DOL) (Q2) EPS estimates of $1.04, compared to 88 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Transcontinental Inc. (T.TCL.A) (Q3) EPS estimates of 57 cents, identical to the prior-year quarter.

The North West Company Inc. (T.NWC) (Q2) EPS estimates of 45 cents, compared to 34 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Currency Exchange International Corp. (T.CXI) (Q3) EPS estimates of 34 cents, compared to 31 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Wholesale Trade (July)

Consumer Credit (July)

Featured Earnings

Kroger Company (NYSE: KR) (Q2) EPS estimates of 41 cents, compared to 47 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ: LAYN) (Q2) EPS estimates for loss of 18 cents, compared to loss of 21 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Labour Force Survey (Aug.) Following two months of notable increases, employment was little changed in July (up 11,000 jobs or 0.1%). As the number of people searching for work edged down, the unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 6.3%

Markit Purchasing Managers’ Manufacturing Index (July) The index, a measure of manufacturing business conditions, rose to a seasonally-adjusted 55.5 in June from 54.7 the month before. A reading above 50 shows growth in the sector.