The Week Ahead: Payrolls, Plus Earnings From Walt Disney Co, Tesla Motors Inc

Next week's calendar features nonfarm payrolls data, as well as earnings from Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) and Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

by Griffin Kruse

Published on Apr 30, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Next week's economic docket is all about jobs, punctuated by Friday's nonfarm payrolls report. Among the stocks reporting earnings are blue chip Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS); electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA); e-tailers Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) and Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN); telecom giants Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV), Sprint Corp (NYSE:S), CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS), and AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL); biotech firms ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISIS), Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA), and Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ); and energy producers Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:GDP), and Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

Below is a brief list of some key market events scheduled for the upcoming week. All earnings dates listed below are tentative and subject to change. Please check with each company's respective website for official reporting dates.

Monday 5/4
The week starts off with factory orders. Showing their earnings power will be Andarko Petroleum (APC), Array Biopharma (ARRY), Avis Budget (CAR), Cablevision Systems (CVC), Comcast (CMCSA), Denny's (DENN), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), EOG Resources (EOG), EXACT Sciences (EXAS), Integrated Device Technology (IDTI), InvenSense (INVN), Loews (L), MGM Resorts (MGM), Murphy USA (MUSA), Sysco (SYY), Tyson Foods (TSN), XPO Logistics (XPO), and Westlake Chemical (WLK). 

Tuesday 5/5
International trade figures and the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) non-manufacturing index will come out on Tuesday. Walt Disney (DIS), Agrium (AGU), Allstate (ALL), Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Devon Energy (DVN), DIRECTV (DTV), Discovery Communications (DISCA), Electronic Arts (EA), Emerson Electric (EMR), Estee Lauder (EL), Fossil (FOSL), Frontier Communications (FTR), Herbalife (HLF), Hyatt Hotels (H), ISIS Pharmaceuticals (ISIS), Kellogg (K), Groupon (GRPN), Mylan (MYL), Myriad Genetics (MYGN), News Corp (NWSA), Office Depot (ODP), RetailMeNot (SALE), Skullcandy (SKUL), SolarCity (SCTY), Sprint (S), VIVUS (VVUS), Weight Watchers International (WTW), and Zulily (ZU) will take the earnings podium.

Wednesday 5/6
On Wednesday, we'll see ADP's employment report, productivity and labor costs, and weekly crude inventories. Presenting earnings will be 3D Systems (DDD), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Clovis Oncology (CLVS), Goodrich Petroleum (GDP), Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR), Marathon Oil (MRO), MetLife (MET), Motorola Solutions (MSI), Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS), SodaStream International (SODA), Tesla Motors (TSLA), Transocean (RIG), TripAdvisor (TRIP), Vitamin Shoppe (VSI), Voya Financial (VOYA), Wendy's (WEN), and Whole Foods Market (WFM).

Thursday 5/7
Thursday's economic docket contains only weekly jobless claims. As for earnings, ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (ACAD), Alcatel-Lucent (ALU), Alibaba (BABA), Apollo Global Management (APO), Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA), CBS Corporation (CBS), Conatus Pharmaceuticals (CNAT), Cyberark Software (CYBR), Gogo (GOGO), Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ), Melco Crown Entertainment (MPEL), Molson Coors Brewing (TAP), Monster Beverage (MNST), NVIDIA (NVDA), Orbitz Worldwide (OWW), Priceline (PCLN), Randgold Resources (GOLD), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN), Rocket Fuel (FUEL), Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT), SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS), Sierra Wireless (SWIR), Silver Wheaton (SLW), Tableau Software (DATA), and Zynga (ZNGA) will report. 

Friday 5/8
Closing out the week is the nonfarm payrolls report. For earnings, we'll see AOL (AOL), Blue Nile (NILE), JD.com (JD), and WhiteWave Foods (WWAV). 


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