New orders for manufactured goods made in the US fell 0.5 percent from a month earlier in February 2019, after being unchanged in January and compared to market expectations of a 0.6 percent drop. Transportation equipment orders led the decline, falling 4.5 percent (vs 0.4 percent in January), due to civilian aircraft (-31.1 percent vs 9.2 percent). Demand also decreased for: machinery (-0.6 percent vs 2.1 percent); computers and electronic products (-0.5 percent vs -1.9 percent); and furniture and related products (-1.9 percent vs 0.2 percent). By contrast, orders rose for electrical equipment, appliances, and components (1 percent vs 1.1 percent); primary metals (0.6 percent vs -1.8 percent); and fabricated metal products (0.1 percent vs -0.5 percent). Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, which are seen as a measure of business spending plans on equipment, edged down 0.1 percent. Year-on-year, factory orders rose 2.4 percent in February. Factory Orders in the United States averaged 0.28 percent from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 10.60 percent in July of 2014 and a record low of -10 percent in August of 2014.

Factory Orders in the United States is expected to be 2.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Factory Orders in the United States to stand at 0.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Factory Orders is projected to trend around 0.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-04 03:00 PM Factory Orders MoM -0.6% -2.1% 0.2% 0.5%
2019-02-27 03:00 PM Factory Orders MoM 0.1% -0.5% 0.5% 0.7%
2019-03-19 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
2019-04-08 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM -0.5% 0% -0.6% -0.5%
2019-05-02 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM -0.5% 0.4%
2019-06-04 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM
2019-07-03 02:00 PM Factory Orders MoM


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 55.30 54.20 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.40 52.40 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 52.90 55.30 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 56.10 59.70 62.00 37.80 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.80 54.60 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.80 3.50 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 0.10 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.00 1.10 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.80 79.00 89.39 66.69 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -1.60 0.10 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -1.90 0.40 26.00 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.10 -0.10 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 -0.10 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 497474.00 500479.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -0.50 0.00 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.30 0.90 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 96.80 89.77 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.20 1.20 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22232.00 22103.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2076.20 2076.82 2076.82 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 101.80 101.70 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 66.90 61.10 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 8.50 13.70 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 10.10 3.70 39.00 -34.40 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 10.00 16.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.29 -0.25 2.78 -5.25 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 8.30 13.10 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 58.70 64.70 78.60 21.20 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.46 2.64 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 389.93 445.50 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.45 16.57 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -1.40 7.03 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 92.00 25.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -1174.00 -7710.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 125.56 125.17 125.56 46.91 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -3.10 4.09 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 825.00 833.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 71.00 75.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 22.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 85.64 84.84 85.64 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 1.00 1.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 6.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 6896.00 7647.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 10.50 12.70 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Factory Orders

Factory orders report is compiled from results of "Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) survey" and shows the value of new factory orders for both durable (50% of total orders) and non-durable goods. The survey is usually released a week after durable goods orders report. . This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Factory Orders - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Factory Orders - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.50 0.00 10.60 -10.00 1991 - 2019 percent Monthly
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