RPT-TABLE-US ISM index 56.9 in Oct vs 54.4 Sept

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Nov 1 (BestGrowthStock) – The Institute for Supply Management on Monday
reported its monthly indexes of manufacturing activity for October.

A listing of the main ISM components follows:

Oct Sept Aug July June May April
PMI 56.9 54.4 56.3 55.5 56.2 59.7 60.4
New Orders 58.9 51.1 53.1 53.5 58.5 65.7 65.7
Production 62.7 56.5 59.9 57.0 61.4 66.6 66.9
Employment 57.7 56.5 60.4 58.6 57.8 59.8 58.5
Supplier Delvs 51.2 52.3 56.6 58.3 57.3 61.0 61.3
Inventories 53.9 55.6 51.4 50.2 45.8 45.6 49.4
Prices 71.0 70.5 61.5 57.5 57.0 77.5 78.0
Backlog Ords 46.0 46.5 51.5 54.5 57.0 59.5 57.5
Exports 60.5 54.5 55.5 56.5 56.0 62.0 61.0
Imports 51.5 56.5 56.5 52.5 56.5 56.5 58.0
FORECAST:
Reuters survey of economists on average expected a median reading
of 54.0 in October versus a September reading of 54.4.
THE SURVEY: The Manufacturing ISM Report On Business is
based on data provided monthly by purchasing executives at over
350 industrial companies. It reflects changes in the current
month compared with the previous month. Responses are raw
data.
FULL TEXT:
Reuters Terminal users should click (USLD21: ) for the
text of the Institute for Supply Management’s Purchasing
Managers Survey. It can be found on the Internet at the
following address: http://www.ism.ws

RPT-TABLE-US ISM index 56.9 in Oct vs 54.4 Sept