Jobs Figures Due out for Canada Next Week

Monday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Purchasing Managers Index (Services) (Jan.)

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

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

International Trade (Dec.)

Redbook (Weekly)

JOLTS (Dec.) The word JOLTS stands for Job Openings and Labour Turnover Survey.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Canadian international merchandise trade (Dec.) Canada's merchandise trade deficit with the world totaled $2.5 billion in November, widening from a $1.6 billion deficit in October. Imports were up 5.8% and exports rose 3.7%, both due largely to increased activity in the automotive industry.

Featured Earnings

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (T.WJA) (Q4) EPS estimates of 42 cents, compared to 47 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Indigo Books & Music Inc. (T.IDG) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.44, compared to $1.48 in the prior-year quarter.

Intact Financial Corporation (T.IFC) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.75, compared to $1.58 in the prior-year quarter.

Finning International Inc. (T.FTT) (Q4) EPS estimates of 38 cents, compared to 28 cents in the prior-year quarter.



Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

EIA Petroleum Status Report (Jan. 31-Feb.6)

Consumer Credit (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSV) (Q4) EPS estimates of 48 cents, compared to 19 cents in the prior-year quarter.

GlaxoSmithKline PLC (NYSE: GSK) (Q4) EPS estimates of 65 cents, identical to the prior-year quarter. Last week, GlaxoSmithKline and Innoviva, Inc. announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion recommending a label update for the use of once-daily Relvar Ellipta (fluticasone furoate/vilanterol, FF/VI), an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) / long-acting β2-agonist (LABA) combination, in patients whose asthma is already adequately controlled on both an inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting β2-agonist.

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.82, compared to $1.68 in the prior-year quarter.

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL) (Q4) EPS estimates of $4.27, compared to $3.95 in the prior-year quarter. JLL was recently named a 2018 Military Friendly® Employer for the positive opportunities the firm provides to veterans. The Military Friendly designation is the standard that measures an organization's commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefit for the military community.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Building permits (Dec.) Canadian housing starts fell in December. The seasonally adjusted annual rate of starts declined to 216,980 in December from November's downwardly revised 251,675.


Featured Earnings

BCE Inc. (T.BCE) (Q4) EPS estimates of 75 cents, compared to 76 cents in the prior-year quarter

Suncor Energy Inc. (T.SU) (Q4) EPS estimates of 71 cents, compared to 38 cents in the prior-year quarter

Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (T.BEP.UN) (Q4) EPS estimates for gain of nine cents, compared to loss of 16 cents in the prior-year quarter

Manulife Financial Corporation (T.MFC) (Q4) EPS estimates of 58 cents, compared to 63 cents in the prior-year quarter



Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Jobless Claims (Jan. 31-Feb.6)

Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Green Plains Partners LP (NASDAQ: GPP) (Q4) EPS estimates of 47 cents, compared to 50 cents in the prior-year quarter

Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE: BR) (Q2) EPS estimates of 61 cents, compared to 39 cents in the prior-year quarter

Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY) (Q2) EPS estimates of 24 cents, compared to 30 cents in the prior-year quarter

Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI) (Q4) EPS estimates of 52 cents, compared to 53 cents in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Economic lookahead

New Housing Price Index (Dec.) Canadians saw little overall change in new home prices in November.

Featured Earnings

Domtar Corporation (T.UFS) (Q4) EPS estimates of 83 cents, compared to 75 cents in the prior-year quarter

Thomson Reuters Corporation (T.TRI) (Q4) EPS estimates of 56 cents, compared to 60 cents in the prior-year quarter

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (T.GWO) (Q4) EPS estimates of 65 cents, compared to 69 cents in the prior-year quarter

TELUS Corporation (T.T) (Q4) EPS estimates of 58 cents, compared to 53 cents in the prior-year quarter


Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Wholesale Trade (Dec.)


Featured Earnings

Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE: ESNT) (Q4) EPS estimates of 78 cents, compared to 68 cents in the prior-year quarter

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.65, compared to $1.67 in the prior-year quarter

Malibu Boats Inc. (NASDAQ: MBUU) (Q2) EPS estimates of 47 cents, compared to 38 cents in the prior-year quarter

Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.47, compared to $1.23 in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Economic lookahead

Labour Force Survey (Jan.) Employment increased for a third consecutive month, up 79,000 in December. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.7% in December, down from 5.9% the month before

Featured Earnings

Cameco Corporation (T.CCO) (Q4) EPS estimates of 35 cents, compared to 23 cents in the prior-year quarter

IGM Financial Inc. (T.IGM) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.75, compared to $1.58 in the prior-year quarter

Emera Incorporated (T.EMA) (Q4) EPS estimates of 62 cents, compared to 51 cents in the prior-year quarter

CAE Inc. (T.CAE) (Q3) EPS estimates of 27 cents, compared to 26 cents in the prior-year quarter