The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' general business activity index for manufacturing in Texas increased to 2.7 in August 2019 from -6.3 in the previous month and compared with market consensus of -3.0. It is the highest reading in five months, as the production index rose to 17.9 from 9.3 in July, the strongest in nearly a year. Also, the shipments index jumped to 17.6 from 10.2 and the capacity utilization index went up to 15.7 from 11.2, both hitting an 11-month high. Meanwhile, the growth rate of orders index slowed to 1.8 from 2.7. Labor market measures suggested slower growth in employment and work hours: the employment index remained positive but retreated 11 points to 5.5 and the hours worked fell to 4. Looking ahead, expectations regarding future business conditions remained positive, as the index of future general business activity posted a second consecutive positive reading but moved down 5 points to 1.4. and the future company outlook index was little changed at 10.4. Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 3.05 Index Points from 2004 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 47.60 Index Points in June of 2004 and a record low of -59.90 Index Points in February of 2009.

Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States is expected to be -4.00 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States to stand at 10.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index is projected to trend around 5.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-28 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index May -5.3 2 5.8 8
2019-06-24 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index Jun -12.1 -5.3 -1.0 -6.4
2019-07-29 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index Jul -6.3 -12.1 -5.0 -2
2019-08-26 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index Aug 2.7 -6.3 -3.0 -3
2019-09-30 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index Sep 2.7 -4
2019-10-28 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index Oct -7
2019-11-25 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index Nov -4


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 49.10 51.20 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.30 50.40 57.90 50.30 [+]
Services PMI 50.70 53.00 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 56.40 53.70 62.00 37.80 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.70 52.60 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 0.40 0.50 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 -0.10 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.40 -0.50 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.88 77.52 89.39 66.69 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 2.10 1.80 23.20 -18.40 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 1.40 3.10 25.50 -19.20 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.40 0.80 6.30 -10.20 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 -0.10 4.60 -7.00 percent [+]
New Orders 500278.00 493817.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.40 0.50 10.40 -9.70 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.40 0.00 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 69.03 116.00 173.21 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.20 -0.10 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22483.00 22157.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1882.97 1791.42 1882.97 14.67 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 103.10 104.70 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 2.00 4.80 39.00 -34.40 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 16.80 21.80 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 1.00 -12.00 27.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 50.30 43.50 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.36 0.03 2.79 -5.28 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 2.70 -6.30 47.60 -59.90 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 50.40 44.40 78.60 21.20 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.67 2.62 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 417.60 466.07 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.90 16.80 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 1.06 -6.91 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 78.00 84.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 781.00 -682.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 128.31 128.29 128.31 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 0.59 -7.20 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 733.00 738.00 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 7514.00 7276.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index -2.00 -6.00 37.00 -32.00 Index Points [+]
Mining Production 5.10 5.90 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


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. Texas produces around 9.5 percent of manufacturing output in US. The state ranks second behind California in factory production and first as an exporter of manufactured goods. 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 -6.30 47.60 -59.90 2004 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
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