Get Set for Canada Jobs Figures Next Week

Monday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

IHS Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (May)

Institute for Supply Management Manufacturing PMI (May)

Construction Spending (April)

Motor Vehicle Sales (May)

Featured Earnings

Box inc. (NYSE:BOX) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of 28 cents, compared to a loss of 26 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Caleres (NYSE: CAL) (Q1) EPS estimates of 36 cents, compared to 43 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) (Q4) EPS estimates of 40 cents, compared to 26 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Iteris Inc. (NASDAQ:ITI) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of five cents, compared to a loss of four cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI (May) Business activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in April with the headline PMI dropping below the 50 mark. This reading also fell short of the market expectation of 51.5.

Tuesday

U.S.

Factory Orders (April)

Featured Earnings

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (NASDAQ:CBRL) (Q3) EPS estimates of $2.04, compared to $2.03 in the prior-year quarter.

GameStop Corporation (NYSE:GME) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of one cent, compared to a gain of 38 cents in the prior-year quarter.

HealthEquity Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) (Q1) EPS estimates of 25 cents, compared to 26 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) (Q2) EPS estimates of 13 cents, compared to 14 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Saputo Inc. (T.SAP) (Q4) EPS estimates of 38 cents, compared to 35 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Redbook Index (May 21-27)

Markit PMI Composite (May)

ADP Employment Change (May)

ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI (May)

EIA Crude Oil Stocks Change (May 21-27)

Fed Beige Book

Featured Earnings

Brown Forman Inc Class B (NYSE: BF.B) (Q4) EPS estimates of 29 cents, compared to 23 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) (Q3) EPS estimates of 46 cents, compared to 70 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Five Below Inc. (FIVE) (Q1) EPS estimates of 35 cents, identical to the prior-year quarter.

ABM Industries Incorporated (NYSE:ABM) (Q2) EPS estimates of 41 cents, compared to 47 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (T.CF) (Q4) EPS estimates of 18 cents, compared to 28 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Trade Balance (April)

Weekly Jobless Claims (May 18-24)

Featured Earnings

Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) (Q3) EPS estimates of $7.09, compared to $6.19 in the prior-year quarter.

J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.97, compared to $1.93 in the prior-year quarter.

Ciena Corporation (NYSE: CIEN) (Q4) EPS estimates of 33 cents, compared to 16 cents in the prior-year quarter.

At Home Group Inc. (NYSE:HOME) (Q1) EPS estimates of two cents, compared to 29 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Canadian international merchandise trade (April) Canada's exports rose 3.2% in March, while imports increased 2.5%. As a result, Canada's merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $3.4 billion in February to $3.2 billion in March.

IVEY Purchasing Managers Index (May) The index moved to 55.9 in April, compared to 54.3 in March, but still way below the 71.5 reading for April 2018

Featured Earnings

Canadian Western Bank (T.CWB) (Q2) EPS estimates of 76 cents, compared to 73 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Transcontinental Inc. (T.TCL.A) (Q2) EPS estimates of 57 cents, compared to 58 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Major Drilling Group International Inc. (TSX: MDI) (Q4) EPS estimates for gain of two cents, compared to a loss of five cents in the prior-year quarter.

Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Non-Farm Payrolls (May)

Wholesale Inventories (April)

Canada

Economic lookahead

Labour Force Survey (May) Employment rose by 107,000 in April, with notable gains in part-time work for youth. The unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage points to 5.7%, as more people participated in the labour market.