The Fool Looks Ahead


There's never a dull week on Wall Street. Let's go over some of the news that will shape the week to come.

The trading week begins with SYNNEX (NYS: SNX) reporting its latest quarterly results on Monday. Investors were left unimpressed with the IT specialist's previous report, so now it has a chance to make up for March's poorly received numbers.

H&R Block (NYS: HRB) checks in on Tuesday. The accounting giant naturally feasts in this particular quarter, given the mid-April tax-filing deadline. Wall Street isn't holding out for bottom-line growth this time, but the 5.2% yield seems awfully tempting.

McCormick (NYS: MKC) hopes to spice things up on Wednesday. Analysts see the spice-rack staple posting a quarterly profit of $0.60 a share, just ahead of the $0.56 it rang up a year earlier.

Herman Miller
(NAS: MLHR) is the office-furniture company that invented the cubicle, but don't hold that against it. Herman Miller's also a solid proxy for the state of Corporate America. What does it mean that Wall Street's expecting the company to duplicate the $0.30-per-share profit it generated during the same quarter last year?

It could be worse.

As the market hits the finish line for the week, it's fitting that Finish Line (NAS: FINL) will also be reporting. Even though Wall Street's looking for the athletic-footwear retailer to post a dip in profitability, the pros still see modest top- and bottom-line growth for the entire fiscal year.

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