Several notable retailers, including

Tommy Hilfiger

(TOM)

,

American Eagle Outfitters

(AEOS)

and

Barnes & Noble

(BKS) - Get Report

, are all slated to report earnings on Thursday.

Wall Street expects clothing and sportswear retailer Tommy Hilfiger to post fourth-quarter earnings of 33 cents a share, down from 37 cents in the year-ago period. Two analysts polled by

Thomson Financial/First Call

forecast revenue of about $436 million, down from $475.3 million in the same period last year.

Analysts expect apparel retailer American Eagle to earn 20 cents a share, an improvement from the 17 cents posted in the year-earlier period. Analysts are looking for revenue of $229.6 million, up from $178 million in the same period last year.

A 10-analyst consensus is expecting bookseller Barnes & Noble to lose 14 cents in the first quarter. The company broke even in the year-ago period. While there is no consensus estimate for revenue for the first quarter, the company brought in $894.3 million in the year-ago period.

Other companies on the earnings schedule for Thursday include:

Economic Data

(Forecasts are from

Reuters

. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see

TSC's

Economic Databank.)

  • 8:30 a.m.: Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended May 19. Source: Labor Department. Forecast: 388,000. Previous: 380,000. Four-week average. Forecast: n.a. Previous: 401,250.
  • 10 a.m.: New Home Sales for April. Source: Census Bureau. Forecast: 977,000. Previous: 1,021,000.
  • 11 a.m.: Treasury Buyback. Source: Treasury Department.