TABLE-Dallas Fed Texas Aug manufacturing activity -13.5

Aug 30 (BestGrowthStock) – Details of the Federal Reserve Bank of
Dallas’ Texas monthly manufacturing index released on Monday.

Following are details from the survey. Only some items are
seasonally adjusted:

Expected 6

Aug July months

Index Index Index
General Business Activity -13.5 -21.0 -4.3
Production -0.1 4.9 24.2
Capacity utilization -3.1 -0.6 23.3
Volume of new orders -9.3 -9.6 20.8
Growth rate of orders -13.2 -9.9 15.1
Unfilled orders -4.6 -7.6 3.1
Volume of shipments -3.4 -1.1 23.6
Delivery time -4.0 -6.0 -7.2
Materials inventories -9.1 -6.1 -9.3
Finished goods inventories -8.2 -7.0 -12.5
Prices paid for raw materials 24.3 12.3 23.7
Prices received
for finished goods -5.7 -11.4 7.2
Wages and benefits 7.1 8.0 30.9
Number of employees -5.1 5.1 1.0
Average employee workweek -6.0 -7.0 2.0
Capital expenditures 1.0 1.0 3.1

Expected 6

Aug July months

Index Index Index
How has the 1.7 -10.4 9.3
outlook for your
company changed?

NOTES:

The index measures Texas’ factory activity. Readings above
zero indicate expansion and negative levels contraction.

TABLE-Dallas Fed Texas Aug manufacturing activity -13.5