Manufacturing Figures Due Next Week in Canada

Monday

U.S.

Featured Earnings

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) (Q2) EPS estimates of 65 cents, compared to 58 cents in the prior-year quarter. Last week, Agilent completed the acquisition of Lasergen, Inc., an emerging biotechnology company focused on research and development of innovative technologies for DNA sequencing.

Hanwha Q CELLS Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: HQCL) (Q1) EPS estimates of 14 cents, compared to 21 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RXN) (Q4) EPS estimates of 39 cents, compared to 35 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Retail Sales (April)

Business Inventories (March)

Housing Market Index (May)

Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE: EXP) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.04, compared to 88 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.04, compared to 88 cents in the prior-year quarter. The Home Depot® Foundation announced in early May it had reached its goal of investing a quarter of a billion dollars in veteran-related causes by 2020 – two years early.

Pointer Telocation Ltd. (PNTR) (Q1) EPS estimates of 27 cents, compared to 29 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Economic lookahead

CREA Stats (April) Home sales via Canadian MLS Systems edged up 1.3 % from February to March 2018. Despite having improved marginally in March, national sales activity in the first quarter slid to the lowest quarterly level since the first quarter of 2014.


Featured Earnings

Boyd Group Income Fund (T.BYD.UN) (Q1) EPS estimates of 98 cents, compared to 77 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Hydro One Limited (T.H) (Q1) EPS estimates of 33 cents, compared to 28 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Linamar Corporation (T.LNR) (Q1) EPS estimates of $2.43, compared to $2.20 in the prior-year quarter.

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (T.ACB) (Q3) EPS estimates loss of two cents, compared to loss of one cent in the prior-year quarter. In early May, Aurora Cannabis and CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. announced that it had completed the acquisition of all issued and outstanding shares of CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. that it did not already own.

Endeavour Mining Corporation (T.EDV) (Q1) EPS estimates of 35 cents, compared to 10 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Element Fleet Management Corp. (T.EFN) (Q1) EPS estimates of 18 cents, compared to 24 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Park Lawn Corporation (T.PLC) (Q1) EPS estimates of 20 cents, compared to 15 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Housing Starts (April)

Industrial Production (April)

EIA Petroleum Status Report (May 8-14)


Featured Earnings

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) (Q3) EPS estimates of 59 cents, compared to 54 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Macy's Inc (NYSE: M) (Q1) EPS estimates of 36 cents, compared to 24 cents in the prior-year quarter.

NetEase Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.88, compared to $4.29 in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Featured Earnings

Just Energy Group Inc. (Q4) EPS estimates of 22 cents, compared to 35 cents in the prior-year quarter.

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (T.ATA) (Q4) EPS estimates of 16 cents, compared to 15 cents in the prior-year quarter.



Economic lookahead

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing (Mar.) Manufacturing sales increased 1.9% to $55.8 billion in February, following two consecutive monthly decreases.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Leading Indicators (April)

Jobless Claims (May 3-9)

Treasury Budget

Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) (Q2) EPS estimates of $1.13, compared to 79 cents in the prior-year quarter.

J.C. Penney Company Inc. (NYSE: JCP) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of 22 cents, compared to a gain of six cents in the prior-year quarter.

WalMart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.13, compared to $1.00 in the prior-year quarter.



Canada

Economic Lookahead

Canada's International Transactions in Securities (Mar.) Foreign investment in Canadian securities totaled $4.0 billion in February, down from $5.6 billion in January. Meanwhile, Canadian investment in foreign securities slowed to $6.3 billion, following two months of strong acquisitions.

Friday

U.S.

Featured Earnings

Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AINV) (Q4) EPS estimates of 16 cents, compared to 17 cents in the prior-year quarter.

AstraZeneca plc (NYSE: AZN) (Q1) EPS estimates of 28 cents, compared to 99 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) (Q3) EPS estimates of 61 cents, compared to 59 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) (Q2) EPS estimates of $3.33, compared to $2.49 in the prior-year quarter.



Canada

Economic Lookahead

Consumer Price Index (Apr.) CPI rose 2.3% on a year-over-year basis in March, following a 2.2% increase in February. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, CPI was up 0.1% in March, after increasing 0.2% in February.

Retail Trade (Mar.) Retail sales increased 0.4% in February to $49.8 billion. Higher sales at new car dealers and general merchandise stores were the main contributors to the gain.