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The Week Ahead: Alibaba, More Retail Earnings Take Center Stage

The Week Ahead: Alibaba, More Retail Earnings Take Center Stage

Below is a list of notable corporate events for the week beginning August 20. Note, this list is not comprehensive and all dates are subject to change. All times are ET.

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Investor Events
Analyst IPO Quiet Period Expirations for: Pinduoduo Inc (NASDAQ: PDD), Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc (NASDAQ: AQST), Berry Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: BRY), Bloom Energy Corporation (NYSE: BE), Cango Inc (NYSE: CANG), Liquidia Technologies (NASDAQ: LQDA), Tenable Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ: TENB), Aurora Mobile Limited (NASDAQ: JG) and Focus Financial Partners Inc (NASDAQ: FOCS)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc (NYSE: AMD) holding non-deal roadshow August 20-21


  • API U.S. crude oil inventories 4:30 p.m.

Notable Earnings

  • The TJX Companies, Inc (NYSE: TJX) Q2 premarket
  • Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE: KSS) Q2 premarket
  • J. Jill, Inc (NYSE: JILL) Q2 premarket
  • Coty Inc (NYSE: COTY) Q4 premarket
  • Urban Outfitters, Inc (NASDAQ: URBN) Q2 after hours

Investor Events

  • Analyst IPO quiet period expires for: Endava (NYSE: DAVA), Summit Semiconductor, Inc (NASDAQ: WISA), Adial Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ: ADIL) and Opera Limited (NASDAQ: OPRA)



  • EIA crude oil inventories 10:30 a.m.
  • Chinese delegation in D.C. August 22-23 for low-level trade talks amid continuing trade war; BZ NOTE: U.S. is set to apply an additional $16B in tariffs on Chinese imports on the 23rd
  • Minutes from the July/August Fed Reserve meeting at 2 p.m.

Notable Earnings

  • Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) Q2 premarket
  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc (NYSE: LOW) Q2 premarket
  • Momo Inc (NASDAQ: MOMO) Q2 premarket
  • L Brands, Inc (NYSE: LB) Q2 after hours


  • Mallinckrodt Public Limited Company (NYSE: MNK) has PDUFA date for Stannsoporfin; BZ NOTE: FDA AdCom meeting May 3 voted 3-21 against approval


  • Megalith Financial Acquisition (MFACU)


  • U.S. initial jobless claims at 8:30 a.m.
  • EIA natural gas inventories 10:30 a.m.
  • Fed’s Jackson Hole meeting begins, August 23-24, with Fed Chair Jerome Powell to speak on August 24

Notable Earnings

  • Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) Q1 premarket
  • The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) Q2 premarket
  • VMware, Inc (NYSE: VMW) Q2 after hours
  • HP Inc (NYSE: HPQ) Q3 after hours
  • The Gap Inc (NYSE: GPS) Q2 after hours
  • Ross Stores, Inc (NASDAQ: ROST) Q2 after hours

Investor Events

  • Dropbox, Inc (NASDAQ: DBX) IPO lockup expires, with 365M shares to become eligible for trade


  • U.S. new durable goods orders 8:30 a.m.
  • Baker Hughes oil rig counts 1 p.m.

Notable Earnings

  • Foot Locker, Inc (NYSE: FL) Q2 premarket
  • The Buckle, Inc (BKE) Q2 premarket


  • Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ: KALA) has PDUFA date for INVELTYS
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ: REGN) has PDUFA date for PRALUENT

Investor Events

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) and Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) shareholders vote on their prospective merger

Latest Ratings for ROST

Aug 2019ReiteratesOutperform
Aug 2019MaintainsOverweight
Aug 2019MaintainsBuy

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