United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index  2004-2017 | Data | Chart

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' general business activity index for manufacturing in Texas rose to 27.6 in October of 2017 from 21.3 in September and way above market expectations of 21. It is the highest reading since March of 2006 amid rises in production (25.6 from 19.5), new orders (24.8 from 18.6), capacity utilization (22.5 from 15.8), materials inventories (10.6 from 3.9), finished goods inventories (9.9 from -4.5) and employment (16.7 from 16.3). In addition, price pressures eased for both prices paid (32.3 from 34.5) and received (15.3 from 17.5). On the other hand, a slowdown was seen for shipments (20.9 from 27.4), wages and benefits (22.5 from 26.4) and hours worked (13.7 from 18.4). Expectations regarding future business conditions remained highly optimistic. The index of future general business activity moved up four points to 38.5, while the index of future company outlook remained unchanged at 39.0. Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 1.15 Index Points from 2004 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 46.60 Index Points in June of 2004 and a record low of -59.50 Index Points in February of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-28 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 17 16.8 16.5 15
2017-09-25 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 21.3 17 11.5 14.3
2017-10-30 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 27.6 21.3 21.0 16.7
2017-11-27 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 27.6 11
2017-12-28 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 14


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 58.70 60.80 77.50 29.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.60 53.10 57.90 50.70 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 60.10 59.80 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Services PMI 55.30 55.30 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 55.20 54.80 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.90 2.10 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.90 0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.50 1.40 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.00 76.40 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 2.20 2.00 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.00 2.60 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.70 0.70 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.70 0.60 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 478455.00 471684.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.40 1.20 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.00 0.60 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 35.80 5.50 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.30 0.80 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23109.00 23443.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1643.80 1642.70 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 103.80 103.00 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 22.70 27.90 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 12.00 19.00 27.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 51.60 49.70 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 19.40 30.20 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 27.60 21.30 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.17 -0.37 2.73 -5.12 [+]
Chicago Pmi 66.20 65.20 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.80 3.02 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 511.18 501.98 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 18.09 18.57 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 1.85 2.24 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -18.00 15.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 894.00 -3312.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 182.70 182.50 182.70 70.21 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 6716.00 7064.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 6.40 10.00 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.85 5.70 5.85 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Corruption Index 74.00 76.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]


United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index

The Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index measures the performance of manufacturing sector in the state of Texas. The index is derived from a survey of around 100 business executives and tracks variables such as output, employment, orders and prices. A reading above 0 indicates an expansion of the factory activity compared to the previous month; below 0 represents a contraction; while 0 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
27.60 21.30 46.60 -59.50 2004 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
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