TABLE-Dallas Fed Texas May manufacturing activity 2.9

June 1 (BestGrowthStock) – Details of the Federal Reserve Bank of
Dallas’ Texas monthly manufacturing index released on Tuesday.

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

Expected 6

May April months

Index Index Index
General Business Activity 2.9 21.1 28.0
Production 20.8 18.2 42.4
Capacity utilization 18.7 20.6 37.1
Volume of new orders 15.8 15.8 42.6
Growth rate of orders 9.1 19.6 29.4
Unfilled orders 1.8 8.9 7.5
Volume of shipments 14.8 14.6 40.2
Delivery time 6.4 4.3 -10.2
Materials inventories -4.6 2.2 1.9
Finished goods inventories -8.3 -6.5 0.0
Prices paid for raw materials 38.5 42.1 41.7
Prices received
for finished goods 2.4 2.9 18.7
Wages and benefits 16.7 16.3 31.5
Number of employees 11.5 9.8 21.3
Average employee workweek 21.5 22.8 13.2
Capital expenditures 4.7 1.1 13.8

Expected 6

May April months

Index Index Index
How has the 19.6 26.4 26.3

outlook for your
company changed?

NOTES:

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

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TABLE-Dallas Fed Texas May manufacturing activity 2.9