The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' general business activity index for manufacturing in Texas plummeted 23 points to -5.1, hitting its lowest level since mid-2016 and missing market expectations of 17.6. The production index inched down 1.1 points to 7.3; the capacity utilization index fell 1.8 points to 7.6, and the shipments index dipped 1.6 points to 6.1. Meanwhile, the new orders index moved up 4.7 points to 14.4, and the growth rate of new orders index edged up 1 point to 5.8. The company outlook index also fell markedly, dropping 17 points to -3.4, also a two-and-a-half-year low. Labor market measures suggested continued but slightly slower employment growth and longer workweeks in December: the employment index retreated 4.9 points to 11.0, a level still above average; and the hours worked index held steady at 5.0. Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 3.23 Index Points from 2004 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 47.10 Index Points in June of 2004 and a record low of -60.10 Index Points in February of 2009.

Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States is expected to be 27.90 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 19.36 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index is projected to trend around 12.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-24 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 28.1 30.9 31.0 31.4
2018-10-29 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 29.4 28.1 25.1
2018-11-26 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 17.6 29.4 25 35
2018-12-31 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index -5.1 17.6 17.6 16.9
2019-01-28 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index -5.1
2019-02-25 03:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index
2019-03-25 02:30 PM Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 20.1


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 54.10 59.30 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.80 55.30 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 54.40 54.70 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 57.60 60.70 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.40 54.70 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.90 3.80 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 -0.20 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.00 2.20 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.50 78.10 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 0.80 -4.30 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -0.10 -1.40 26.00 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.30 0.40 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 0.10 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 502677.00 515334.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -2.10 0.20 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.60 0.50 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 89.77 -36.81 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.80 0.70 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22103.00 22245.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2076.82 2007.53 2076.82 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.40 104.80 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 65.40 67.80 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 17.00 9.10 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 3.90 11.50 39.00 -34.40 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index -8.00 14.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.22 0.00 2.77 -5.22 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index -5.10 17.60 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 65.40 66.40 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.71 2.64 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 431.72 436.69 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.55 17.49 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -2.68 -1.68 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -81.00 -91.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 7503.00 8066.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 124.80 124.54 124.80 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 -0.56 -6.27 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 873.00 877.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 75.00 74.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 16.00 18.00 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 7425.00 7571.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 13.20 13.60 108.20 -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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.10 17.60 47.10 -60.10 2004 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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