Inflation Numbers Due Next Week

Monday

U.S.

Featured Earnings

Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of 33 cents, compared to a loss of 37 cents in the prior-year quarter.

First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) (Q1) EPS estimates of 21 cents, compared to 12 cents in the prior-year quarter. This week, First Data and Flywire, a leading provider of international payment solutions, announced a new strategic agreement aimed at streamlining cross-border transactions for their respective client bases.

ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT) (Q1) EPS estimates of 60 cents, compared to 59 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Housing Starts (Apr.) Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reported that the seasonally-adjusted annual rate of housing starts rose to 253,720 units in March, topping economists' forecasts for 215,000. February was revised slightly higher to 214,253 units.

Featured Earnings

Inter Pipeline Ltd. (T.IPL) (Q1) EPS estimates of 39 cents, compared to 28 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Tuesday

Economic lookahead

JOLTS (Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey) (March)

Wholesale Trade (March)

Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL) (Q1) EPS estimates of 24 cents, compared to 41 cents in the prior-year quarter. In April, the company completed its previously announced acquisition of a Marvell Technology Group Ltd. research and development subsidiary in Spain, as well as certain other assets and liabilities related to Marvell’s G.hn business, for $21.0 million in cash.

Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) (Q2) EPS estimates of 25 cents, identical to the prior-year quarter. This week, Nuance unveiled the latest version of Dragon Law Enforcement – its professional productivity solution designed specifically for law enforcement professionals.

Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) (Q1) EPS estimates of 10 cents, compared to two cents in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Economic lookahead

Building Permits (March) Canadian municipalities issued $7.5 billion worth of building permits in February, down 2.5% from January.

Featured Earnings

Franco-Nevada Corporation (T.FNV) (Q1) EPS estimates of 22 cents, compared to 17 cents in the prior-year quarter.

George Weston Limited (T.WN) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.40, compared to $1.31 in the prior-year quarter.

TMX Group Limited (T.X) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.21, compared to $1.00 in the prior-year quarter.


Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Import, Export Prices (April)

EIA Petroleum Report (April 25-May 1)

Treasury Budget

Featured Earnings

Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) (Q1) EPS estimates of four cents, compared to seven cents in the prior-year quarter.

magicJack VocalTec Ltd (NASDAQ: CALL) (Q1) EPS estimates of 18 cents, compared to 30 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) (Q1) EPS estimates of 40 cents, compared to 45 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Sun Life Financial Inc. (T.SLF) (Q1) EPS estimates of 99 cents, compared to 95 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Finning International Inc. (T.FTT) (Q1) EPS estimates of 23 cents, compared to 19 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Element Fleet Management Corp. (T.EFN) (Q1) EPS estimates of 24 cents, compared to 33 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (T.BIR) (Q1) EPS estimates for gain of eight cents, compared to loss of nine cents in the prior-year quarter.



Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Producer Price Index—Final Demand (April)

Jobless Claims (May 2-8)

Federal Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Kelly Services Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (Q1) EPS estimates of 21 cents, compared to 22 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Prestige Brand Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PBH) (Q4) EPS estimates of 55 cents, compared to 52 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) (Q1) EPS estimates of 27 cents, compared to 26 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

New Housing Price Index (March) This Index rose 0.4% in February compared with the previous month.


Featured Earnings

Enbridge Inc. (T.ENB) (Q1) EPS estimates of 65 cents, compared to 76 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (T.BAM.A) (Q1) EPS estimates of 19 cents, compared to 23 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Emera Incorporated (T.EMA) (Q1) EPS estimates of 72 cents, compared to 93 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (T.AQN) (Q1) EPS estimates of 26 cents, compared to 21 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Magna International Inc. (T.MG) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.34, compared to $1.22 in the prior-year quarter.



Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Consumer Price Index (April)

Retail Sales (April)

Business Inventories (Mar.)

Consumer Sentiment (May – preliminary)


Featured Earnings

J.C. Penney Company Inc. (NYSE: JCP) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of 20 cents, compared to a loss of 22 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HYGS) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of 17 cents, compared to a loss of 19 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Medley Management Inc. (NYSE: MDLY) (Q4) EPS estimates of 16 cents, compared to 13 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Featured Earnings

Boyd Group Income Fund (T.BYD.UN) (Q1) EPS estimates of 75 cents, compared to 71 cents in the prior-year quarter.