Inflation Numbers Due Next Week in Canada

Monday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

NAHB Housing Market (March)

Featured Earnings

Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) (Q4) EPS estimates of 16 cents, compared to 10 cents in the prior-year quarter.

HealthEquity Inc. (NASDAQ: HQY) (Q4) EPS estimates of 15 cents, compared to six cents in the prior-year quarter.

L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR) (Q4) EPS estimates of 47 cents, compared to 48 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Canada’s International Transactions in Securities (Jan.) Foreign investors reduced their holdings of Canadian securities by $19.0 billion in December, led by a record divestment in Canadian bonds. At the same time, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $425 million, on sales of U.S. Treasury instruments.

Featured Earnings

Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation (T.WTE) (Q4) EPS estimates of 43 cents, compared to 36 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Building Permits (Feb.)

Housing Starts (Feb.)

Factory Orders (Jan.)

Redbook Index (Mar.5-11)

Featured Earnings

HD Supply Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS) (Q4) EPS estimates of 67 cents, compared to 49 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS) (Q4) EPS estimates of 30 cents, compared to 24 cents in the prior-year quarter.

The Michaels Companies Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.43, compared to $1.19 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (T.ATD.B) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.03, compared to 54 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Franco-Nevada Corporation (T.FNV) (Q4) EPS estimates of 25 cents, compared to 28 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (T.WPRT) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of three cents, compared to loss of 14 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

EIA Crude Stocks Change (Mar.5-11)

Federal Open Market Committee Rate Decision


Featured Earnings

General Mills Inc. (NYSE: GIS) (Q3) EPS estimates of 69 cents, compared to 79 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.70, compared to $2.80 in the prior-year quarter.

Raven Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: RAVN) (Q4) EPS estimates of 34 cents, compared to 24 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Featured Earnings

Wheaton Precious Metals (T.WPM) (Q4) EPS estimates of six cents, compared to 19 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Power Financial Corporation (T.PWF) (Q4) EPS estimates of 79 cents, compared to 77 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Pan Orient Energy Corp (T.POE) (Q4) EPS estimates of breakeven, compared to a loss of one cent in the prior-year quarter.


Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Weekly Jobless Figures (Mar.5-11)

Featured Earnings

Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) (Q3) EPS estimates of 48 cents, compared to 61 cents in the prior-year quarter.

NIKE Inc. (NYSE: NKE) (Q3) EPS estimates of 63 cents, compared to 68 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:DRI) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.74, compared to $1.71 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Wholesale Trade (Jan.) Wholesale sales rose 0.3% to $63.1 billion in December following a 1.1% decline in November. In volume terms, wholesale sales increased 0.3%.

Employment Insurance (Jan.) In December, 446,300 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, up 4,600 or 1.0% from November.

ADP Employment Change (Feb.)

Featured Earnings

Power Corporation of Canada (T.POW) (Q4) EPS estimates of 69 cents, compared to 90 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Friday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Markit Purchasing Managers Index – Services Index (March)

Markit PMI Manufacturing (March)

Existing Home Sales (Feb.)

Wholesale Inventories (Jan.)

Featured Earnings

Hibbett Sports Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) (Q4) EPS estimates of 38 cents, compared to 44 cents in the prior-year quarter.

IMV Inc. (NASDAQ:IMV) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of seven cents, compared to loss of three cents in the prior-year quarter.

JinkoSolar Holding Company Limited (NYSE:JKS) (Q4) EPS estimates of 72 cents, compared to 12 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Consumer Price Index (Feb.) Inflation rose 1.4% on a year-over-year basis in January, down from a 2.0% increase in December. On a seasonally-adjusted monthly basis, the CPI declined 0.1% in January.

Retail Trade (Jan.) Retail sales edged down 0.1% to $50.4 billion in December. Lower sales at gasoline stations were partly offset by higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers.


Featured Earnings

BRP Inc. (T.DOO) (Q4) EPS estimates of 83 cents, compared to 96 cents in the prior-year quarter.