Fed Announcement Due Next Week


Monday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Treasury Budget


Featured Earnings

Johnson Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ: JOUT) (Q4) EPS estimates of two cents, compared to 12 cents in the prior-year quarter.

KMG Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: KMG) (Q1) EPS estimates of 45 cents, compared to 42 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Verifone Systems Inc. (NYSE: PAY) (Q4) EPS estimates of 20 cents, compared to 45 cents in the prior-year quarter. Late in November, Verifone announced a partnership extension with Worldpay, a leading payments company with global reach.

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

FOMC Meeting Begins

Import, Export Prices (Nov.)

Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

ABM Industries Incorporated (NYSE: ABM) (Q4) EPS estimates of 51 cents, compared to 55 cents in the prior-year quarter. Early in November, ABM announced key contracts awarded in concert with its 2020 Vision’s focus on the education market, including multiple custodial service contracts awarded by K-12 school districts

Heico Corporation (NYSE: HEI) (Q4) EPS estimates of 60 cents, compared to 56 cents in the prior-year quarter. VPT, Inc., a HEICO company, announced in mid-November that its V-SHIELD® packaging technology has been recognized by the judges of the 2016 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards program with the highest, platinum level award.

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.24, compared to 95 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

The North West Company Inc. (T.NWC) (Q3) EPS estimates of 42 cents, compared to 43 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Producer Price Index – Final Demand (Nov.)

Retail Sales (Nov.)

Industrial Production (Nov.)

FOMC Meeting Announcement

EIA Petroleum Report (Dec. 5-11)


Featured Earnings

Apogee Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: APOG) (Q3) EPS estimates of 79 cents, compared to 63 cents in the prior-year quarter.

IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: IEC) (Q4) EPS estimates of 12 cents, compared to eight cents in the prior-year quarter.

Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) (Q4) EPS estimates of 18 cents, compared to 43 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Featured Earnings

ViXS Systems Inc. (T.VXS) (Q3) EPS estimates for loss of four cents, compared to six cents in the prior-year quarter.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Consumer Price Index (Nov.)

Housing Market Index (Dec.)

Jobless Claims (Dec. 6-12)

Federal Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

ARI Network Services Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIS) (Q1) EPS estimates of three cents, compared to two cents in the prior-year quarter.

Jabil Circuit Inc. (NYSE: JBL) (Q1) EPS estimates of 58 cents, compared to 72 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Sanderson Farms Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) (Q4) EPS estimates of $2.57, compared to $1.22 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Manufacturing Sales (Oct.) Manufacturing sales rose for the fourth consecutive month, up 0.3% to $51.5 billion in September.

CREA Stats (Nov.) The Canadian Real Estate Association said national home sales rose 2.4% from September to October. Actual (not seasonally-adjusted) activity was up 2.0% year-over-year (y-o-y) in October 2016.

Featured Earnings

Empire Company Limited (T.EMP.A) (Q2) EPS estimates of 29 cents, compared to 40 cents in the prior-year quarter.

BSM Technologies Inc. (T.GPS) (Q4) EPS estimates of breakeven, compared to one cent in the prior-year quarter.


Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Housing Starts (Nov.)

Canada

Economic lookahead

Canada’s Int’l Transaction in Securities (Oct.) Foreign investment in Canadian securities amounted to $11.8 billion in September. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities was $1.8 billion, led by acquisitions of non-U.S. foreign shares.