RPT – TABLE-Phila Fed business conditions 5.1 in July

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July 15 (BestGrowthStock) – The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said on
Thursday its index of business conditions in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region fell
in July to 5.1 from 8.0 in June.

Following is a breakdown of the survey’s components:

July Diffusion Index Historical data

July Drop Unch Rise June May April March
Business Conditions 5.1 22.5 48.7 27.6 8.0 21.4 20.2 18.9
New Orders -4.3 33.4 37.0 29.1 9.0 6.1 13.9 9.3
Shipments 4.0 24.5 45.7 28.6 14.2 15.8 5.6 13.6
Unfilled Orders -8.6 24.3 57.1 15.7 -0.1 -3.0 -0.9 -4.9
Delivery Time -8.1 21.5 63.0 13.5 6.8 -1.2 5.4 7.9
Inventories 4.5 19.3 56.8 23.8 4.6 -7.9 2.0 -11.0
Prices Paid 13.1 11.5 63.9 24.6 10.0 35.5 42.7 38.6
Prices Received -8.4 16.2 76.1 7.7 -6.5 3.5 1.0 -0.4
Number of Employees 4.0 9.2 77.4 13.2 -1.5 3.2 7.3 8.4
Avg Employee Work Week 1.7 18.2 61.8 20.0 -1.5 7.0 8.3 7.6

Six months from now versus July Historical data

July Drop Unch Rise June May April March
Business Conditions 25.0 16.1 40.1 41.1 40.2 37.0 44.2 52.0
New Orders 17.9 22.9 33.1 40.8 39.7 48.4 46.5 45.2
Shipments 21.7 19.8 36.1 41.5 34.2 40.5 42.8 44.3
Unfilled Orders -3.7 24.9 50.6 21.2 9.2 4.0 24.6 18.6
Delivery Time -11.6 23.6 61.3 12.0 -8.3 -2.7 11.3 0.7
Inventories -13.8 31.0 49.9 17.2 1.8 -2.0 8.6 8.1
Prices Paid 27.5 9.8 52.8 37.3 28.3 31.3 50.6 54.1
Prices Received 10.1 16.7 55.1 26.8 17.0 15.8 23.6 22.9
Number of Employees 12.6 17.2 53.1 29.8 19.5 30.1 22.0 24.4
Avg Employee Work Week 9.5 17.0 49.7 26.5 25.2 14.6 15.6 28.6
Capital Expenditures 8.6 22.7 40.5 31.3 3.0 7.7 10.2 9.7

FULL REPORT: For a copy of the full Business Outlook Survey report from the
Philadelphia Federal Reserve, please click on (USLD22: ).

The Web site address is www.phil.frb.org/files/bos/bos0710.html

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RPT – TABLE-Phila Fed business conditions 5.1 in July