GameStop, Moderna, Home Depot, Kroger, and Other Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week

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Sept. 5, 2021 10:43 americium ET

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U.S. banal and enslaved markets are closed connected Monday for Labor Day. The holiday-shortened week past features respective notable institution updates and economical information releases.

GameStop and Lululemon Athletica merchandise quarterly results connected Wednesday, followed by International Paper connected Thursday and Kroger connected Friday. Analog Devices —fresh disconnected of its $21 cardinal acquisition of Maxim Integrated Products—will big an capitalist time connected Wednesday. Moderna, Danaher, and Home Depot managements volition besides talk with investors connected Thursday. Finally, Albemarle hosts an capitalist time connected Friday.

The economical information item of the week volition beryllium Friday’s August shaper terms scale from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Economists’ statement estimation is for a 0.6% monthly emergence successful the header index, and a 0.5% summation for the halfway PPI—which leaves retired much volatile nutrient and vigor prices. Both the halfway and header indexes roseate 1% successful July. The August user terms scale volition beryllium retired the pursuing week, connected Sept. 14.

On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve volition merchandise its latest beige book, afloat of updates connected economic, hiring, and concern conditions successful each of the twelve cardinal slope districts. The European Central Bank besides announces a monetary-policy determination connected Thursday, but is wide expected to clasp its target involvement complaint astatine its existent level of antagonistic 0.5%.

Monday 9/6

Stock and fixed-income markets are closed successful observance of Labor Day.

Tuesday 9/7

Casey’s General Stores and Coupa Software denote earnings.

Wednesday 9/8

Copart, GameStop, and Lululemon Athletica merchandise quarterly results.

Analog Devices hosts a league telephone to sermon its capital-allocation plans and update its outlook for fiscal 2021. The institution precocious closed its $21 cardinal acquisition of Maxim Integrated Products.

Global Payments, Johnson Controls International, and ResMed clasp virtual capitalist days.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. Consensus estimation is for 10 cardinal occupation openings connected the past concern time of July. In June, determination were 10.1 cardinal openings, the 4th consecutive monthly record.

The Federal Reserve reports user recognition information for July. Total outstanding user indebtedness accrued by $37.7 cardinal to a grounds $4.32 trillion successful June. For the 2nd quarter, user recognition roseate astatine a seasonally adjusted yearly complaint of 8.8%, reflecting pent-up demand.

The Federal Reserve releases the beige publication for the sixth of 8 times this year. The study summarizes existent economical conditions among the 12 Federal Reserve districts.

Thursday 9/9

Home Depot hosts a league telephone to sermon its ESG strategy, led by Ron Jarvis, the company’s main sustainability officer.

Moderna hosts its 5th yearly R&D time to sermon vaccines successful the company’s pipeline. CEO Stéphane Bancel volition beryllium among the presenters.

Danaher holds an capitalist and expert meeting, hosted by its CEO Rainer Blair.

International Paper, Synchrony Financial, and Willis Towers Watson clasp capitalist days.

The European Central Bank announces its monetary-policy decision. The ECB is expected to support its cardinal involvement complaint unchanged astatine minus 0.5%.

The Department of Labor reports archetypal jobless claims for the week ending connected Sept. 4. In August, claims averaged 355,000 a week, the lowest since the pandemic’s onset. This volition besides beryllium the past week that the other $300 from national enhanced unemployment benefits is available. They are acceptable to expire by Sept. 6.

Friday 9/10

The BLS reports the shaper terms scale for August. Economists forecast a 0.6% monthly emergence on with a 0.5% summation for the halfway PPI, which excludes volatile nutrient and vigor prices. Both jumped 1% successful July.

Kroger holds a league calls to sermon earnings.

Albemarle and Bio-Techne big their 2021 capitalist days.

Write to Nicholas Jasinski astatine nicholas.jasinski@barrons.com

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