Employment Picture Presented Next Week

Monday

U.S.

Markit Purchasing Managers Index Manufacturing (Jan.)

Institute for Supply Management manufacturing index (Jan.)

Motor Vehicle Sales (Jan.)

Featured Earnings

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX) (Q4) EPS projected at $2.33, compared to $1.44 in the prior-year quarter.

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) (Q4) EPS projected at $1.79, compared to $2.16 in the prior-year quarter.

ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) (Q4) EPS projected at 28 cents, compared to 30 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Markit Manufacturing PMI (Jan.) The Index registered 57.9 in December, up from 55.8 in November, signaling the strongest overall improvement in business conditions since the survey began in October 2010.

Featured Earnings

Calfrac Well Services Ltd. (T.CFW) (Q4) EPS projected for a loss of $7.81, compared for a loss of $17.00 in the prior-year quarter.

Greenbrook TMS Inc. (T.GTMS) (Q4) EPS projected for a loss of nine cents, compared to a loss of seven cents n the prior-year quarter.

U.S.

Tuesday

U.S.

Featured Earnings

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) (Q4) EPS projected of $7.26, compared to $6.47 in the prior-year quarter.

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (Q4) EPS projected of $15.89, compared to $15.35 in the prior-year quarter.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) (Q4) EPS projected of one cent, compared to 41 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Exco Technologies Limited (T.XTC) (Q1) EPS projected of 11.5 cents, compared to 27 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Imperial Oil Limited (T.IMO) (Q4) EPS projected of 8.6 cents, compared to breakeven in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

ADP employment report (Jan.)

Markit Services PMI (Jan.)

ISM services index (Jan.)

Featured Earnings

Paypal Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) (Q4) EPS projected of 73 cents, compared to 67 cents in the prior-year quarter.

GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) (Q4) EPS projected of 70 cents, compared to 67 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) (Q4) EPS projected of $1.87 compared to 80 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (T.ATA) (Q3) EPS projected of 25 cents, compared to 26 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units (T.BIP.UN) (Q4) EPS projected of six cents, compared to 16 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (T.CF) (Q3) EPS projected of 26 cents, compared to seven cents in the prior-year quarter.

EQ Inc. (V.EQ) (Q4) EPS projected of breakeven, compared to a loss of one cent in the prior-year quarter.

GFL Environmental Inc. (T.GFL) (Q4) EPS projected for six cents, compared to 13 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Stingray Group Inc. Subordinate Voting Shares (T.RAY.A) (Q3) EPS projected of 20 cents, compared to 22 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Initial Jobless Claims (as of Jan. 28)

Factory orders (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:MRK) (Q4) EPS projected of $1.36, compared to $1.16 in the prior-year quarter.

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A)(Q4) EPS projected of 17 cents, compared to 74 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Becton Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) (Q1) EPS projected of $3.07 compared to $2.65 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

BCE Inc. (T.BCE) (Q4) EPS projected of 76 cents, compared to 79 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Genworth MI Canada Inc. (T.MIC) (Q4) EPS projected of $1.19, compared to $1.38 in the prior-year quarter.

Indigo Books & Music Inc. (T.IDG) (Q3) EPS projected for a gain of $1.74, compared to a loss of 63 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Interfor Corporation (T.IFP) (Q4) EPS projected for $1.91, compared to $2.08 in the prior-year quarter.

Saputo Inc. (T.SAP) (Q3) EPS projected of 48 cents, compared to 40 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Silvercorp Metals Inc. (T.SVM) (Q3) EPS projected 12 cents, identical to the prior-year quarter.

Friday

Economic lookahead

Non-Farm Payrolls (Jan.)

Trade deficit (Dec.)

Consumer Credit (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL) (Q2) EPS projected of $1.65, compared to $2.11 in the prior-year quarter.

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) (Q1) EPS projected of 81 cents compared to 20 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE: CAH) (Q4) EPS projected of $1.45, compared to $1.52 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Labour Force Survey (Jan.) Employment fell by 63,000 (-0.3%) in December—the first decline since April. The unemployment rate was 8.6%, little changed from 8.5% in November.

Canadian international merchandise trade (Dec.) In November, Canada's merchandise exports increased 0.5%, while imports edged down 0.3%. As a result, Canada's merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $3.7 billion in October to $3.3 billion in November.

IVEY PMI (Jan.) The index dropped to 46.7 in December from November's 52.7, and down from the 51.9 figure in December 2019

Featured Earnings

ARC Resources Ltd. (T.ARX) (Q4) EPS projected for a gain of 74 cents, compared to a loss of 19 cents in the prior-year quarter.

CAE Inc. (T.CAE) (Q3) EPS projected of 17 cents, compared to 13 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada Goose Holdings Inc (T.GOOS) (Q3) EPS projected of 89 cents, compared to 10 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Heroux-Devtek Inc. (T.HRX) (Q3) EPS projected of 12.5 cents, compared to 17 cents in the prior-year quarter.